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Pitch

Note Reading

Identify notes on a staff, or enter notes on a staff.

  • Ledger lines & accidentals
  • Lessons with notation & playback
  • Treble & Bass clef

Scale Degrees

Recognise a key signature and then identify the scale degree that a given note is within the key.

  • Single notes or melodies
  • Terminology – numbers, names or solfege
  • Major and minor keys, up to 7 accidentals

Enharmonic Notes

Identify enharmonic variations of notes.

Advanced Note Reading

Identify notes on a staff, or enter notes using the tenor and alto clef.

Intervals

Identify an interval that is shown on a staff, or enter an interval on a staff.

Jazz Scales

Identify a scale shown on screen, fix incorrect notes in the scale, or enter the scale on a staff.

Scale Home Keys

Relate a mode to it’s parent major or minor scale.

Note Reading and writing

Scale Degrees

Scales

Identify a scale shown on screen, fix incorrect notes in the scale, or enter the scale on a staff.

Solfege Signing

Identify the displayed Solfege hand signs.

Rhythm

Beaming

A rhythm without beams is shown on screen, and you are asked to enter the correct beams.

  • 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/8, 7/8 etc
  • Length from 1 to 8 bars
  • Notes & rests up to 32nd notes

Meter Recognition

Identify time signatures and their characteristics.

  • Enter missing barlines
  • Identify the meter
  • Name the quality of the meter (simple duple etc)
  • 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/8, 7/8 etc

Drum Sticking

Tap back a rhythmic pattern with your left and right hands.

Drum Styles

Tap back the rhythmic pattern shown on screen. The pattern is one part (eg: Snare Drum part) of a rhythmic style that would commonly be played on a drum kit.

Rhythm Notation

Test your knowledge of note and rest values.
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Beaming

Meter

Rhythmic Subdivision

Test your knowledge of note and rest values, and the concept of subdivision


Rhythm Tapping

Tap back the rhythmic pattern shown on screen. You may also tap the rhythm in using an external MIDI device such as a keyboard or wind controller, if connected.

Polyrhythms

Practise tapping more complex rhythms, with one or two hands.  Many common patterns such as 3 against 2 are included.

Ties

Rewrite extracts using ties, indicating rhythmic beats correctly.

Terms & Symbols

Guitar Symbols

Identify the chord that is represented by the guitar symbol.

  • Hundreds of symbols
  • Custom levels
  • Comprehensive lessons

Ornaments

Identify ornaments such as trills, acciaccatura, appoggiature etc.

  • Identify the ornament
  • Show how the ornament would be played
  • Acciaccatura, Appoggiatura, Turns, Mordents etc

Concepts

Test your knowledge of common musical concepts, the fundamentals of written vocabulary. Questions are multiple choice.

Jazz Chord Symbols

Identify chord symbols, and the structure of the chord that they represent.


Symbols

Test your knowledge of common symbols that are found on scores. Questions are multiple choice.

Terms

Test your knowledge of common terms that are found on scores. Questions are multiple choice.

Jazz Chord Symbols

Ornaments


Harmony

Chords

Identify a chord that is shown on a staff, or enter a chord on a staff.

  • Enter or identify chords on a staff
  • Keys up to 7 sharps or flats
  • Select from more than 50 included chords
  • Add your own chords in the chord editor

Key Signatures

Assess your knowledge of keys, in particular, the number and type of accidentals that keys have and the order in which they appear on a staff.

  • Enter and identify key signatures
  • All keys up to 7 accidentals
  • Relative major and relative minor

Cadences

Visually identify cadence types and the chords which form them.

Chord Progressions

In Chord Progressions, 4 part harmonic progressions are shown, and you are asked to identify the chords. You will need to identify the chord quality, as well as the position.

Chord / Scale Relationships

Relate chords and scales, in a jazz context.

Diatonic Chords

Identify a chord that is shown on a staff, or enter a chord on a staff. The chords will be based on the scale degrees of the Major and Harmonic Minor scales.

Jazz Chords

Identify a chord that is shown on a staff, or enter a chord on a staff.

Chord Writing


Key signatures


Advanced Chord Progressions

In Advanced Chord Progressions, 4 part harmonic progressions containing chromatic and mixture chords are shown, and you are asked to identify the chords. You will need to identify the chord quality, as well as the position.

Modulation

Identify the type of modulation (eg. Major Tonic – Relative Minor) or identify the final key of the example.

Instruments

Clef Transposition

Transpose short melodies from one clef to another.

  • Treble, Bass, Alto & Tenor clefs
  • Ledger lines & accidentals
  • Octave displacement

Range

Identify the range of various instruments.

  • Comfortable and professional ranges
  • All common instruments included
  • Lessons with real instrument recordings

Keys

Identify the keys of various instruments, and identify the most ‘common’ key.

Knowledge

Test your general knowledge of instruments. Questions have multiple choice answers.

Recognition

Instrument examples are played (WAV files) and you have to identify the instrument from a number of choices.

Transposition

Transpose to and from concert pitch and the correct key for a particular instrument.

Transposition

Instrument Range


General Knowledge

Periods

Identify distinguishing features of the musical periods.

Composers

Identify the lifespan, birth country and  musical period of various composers.

Texture & Density

Recognise the texture and changes in texture.

Texture and density

Composition

Compositional Devices

Identify compositional techniques.

Compositional Devices

Mechanical Voicings

Enter mechanical voicings below a given lead note.Mechanical voicings