In tune or out of tune – people with no formal musical training versus professional musicians

Not everyone has the ability to sing. But is everyone capable of hearing when a song is out of tune? “Pop Idol”, “The Voice of Germany”… there are many music casting shows and talent contests based on viewers’ voting. However, the television viewership is not comprised of professional musicians, but of laypersons. Are they really capable of judging non-professional singers? —> Read More