One Note Notation Drill
You will hear a tonicization followed by a note. Place the note you hear on the staff (based on the key signature). You may switch levels using the drop-down menus.
tips -- high scores -- comments
Identifying one note at a time is the simplest type of melodic dictation. If you're just starting out, at first it may be useful to:
- Play tonic again, and sing a scale.
- Play the note again and sing up the scale until you reach the note you've just heard.
- Using the key signature, figure out what pitch that scale degree is and draw that note on the staff.
In order to gain speed, however, once you've mastered the system above, it's important to:
- Identify the scale degree/solfege simply by its 'feel' without directly comparing it to tonic in your mind.
- Notice if there are particular scale degrees you have trouble identifying -- such as, say 6 and 4. Sing those notes and notice how they feel in your voice; use this to start to recognize the feel of the more 'difficult' scale degrees.
Note ID on the Staff High Scores
|Veto ||2013-06-16 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|r.alvarado89 ||2013-05-26 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|sisŁukasza ||2013-05-11 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|email@example.com ||2013-05-01 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|Javierini1984 ||2013-04-10 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|David ||2013-04-02 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|theslyprofessor ||2013-03-24 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|MaTo ||2013-03-24 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|Eisenhertz ||2013-03-21 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
|alexxu ||2013-03-03 ||100% ||6 ||10000 |
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|On 2013-03-18 at 09:44:14, maradona1985 wrote:
|no encuentro los ejercicios en modo menor. ¿si los hay ? |
|On 2012-09-21 at 11:37:21, AKnam wrote:
|Keep misclicking and get graded down for it. Extremely frustrating!!!!!! Really miss handing in paper assignments |
|On 2012-06-26 at 10:38:07, Irene_Black wrote:
|the most challenging part here is a bunch of sharps and flats =D but it's really helpful when you learn to recognize intervals on a staff =) |
|On 2012-06-20 at 18:18:21, Stevefctuc wrote:
|it´s a shame that this site has so few active followers. pretty poor comment activity.. |
|On 2012-02-14 at 13:23:05, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
|Una pregunta ¿saben algún truco para identificar la tónica? Porque veo que el programa da al azar sonidos de diferentes indices, pero da el sonido de la tónica pero no comprendo muy bien para que lo usan si no se sabe cual es la nota. No se si no e comprendido muy bien pero me gustaría una buena respuesta? Gracias. |
|On 2011-02-27 at 13:18:18, gristow wrote:
The idea is to get used to how the notes sound in each scale -- to identify notes without reference to any key is known as absolute pitch (or sometimes perfect pitch). The research generally shows that it is not possible to acquire perfect pitch after about the age of 5 - 7 years old.
If you want to learn to hear intervals, try the melodic and harmonic interval ear trainers (at the bottom of the Musical Mind home page).
|On 2011-02-07 at 11:16:01, edschmid123 wrote:
|This site is fantastic, but I have one question. When I'm doing the exercises, I feel like I just get used to the way the notes sound in a specific scale. How do I train myself to hear the right intervals no matter what key it's in? Just repetition? |
|On 2010-07-28 at 20:16:34, doctor-ivory wrote:
|The creator of this website needs to be seriously applauded! |
|On 2010-04-20 at 04:55:37, elubop wrote:
|I's a question really,..is there any way to improve the sound quality ? On my Mac the sounds are pretty harsh. |