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2014

2014-08-18 New article by NarcĂ­s Bonet about Chopin's first prelude available in Spanish, Catalan and French.
2014-08-06 New article by Narcis Bonet: THE AMBIGUITY OF THE DOTTED QUAVER.
2014-07-22 You can now answer with a visual keyboard or using note names the Triad and Seventh chord ear training and the Clef Reading exercise. You can also arpeggiate chords in the chord exercises.
2014-07-18 New mobile compatible version of the Note Ear Training exercise.
2014-07-11

We have updated all exercises (mobile version) allowing you to specify the duration by minutes or number of exercises. In most of them you can also specify the maximum time allowed to answer and you can use the keyboard to answer.

2014-07-03

New options in the mobile versions of the Key Signature and Intervals exercises:

  • Specify the duration of the exercise by minutes or number of exercises.
  • Specify the maximum time allowed to answer an exercise.
  • Answer using the keyboard.
2014-06-29

New options in the mobile version of the Clef Reading exercise:

  • Specify the duration of the exercise by minutes or number of exercises.
  • Answer using the keyboard.
  • Use the return / enter key to start the exercise.
2014-06-22 Mobile exercises translated to Catalan.
2014-05-22 Mobile version of the Rhythmic Dictation exercise.
2014-05-08 Analysis of Ravel's String Quarter first movement.
2014-04-10 New mobile compatible Chord Constructor.
2014-04-04 New version of the Clef Reading exercise (mobile version).
2014-03-16 More than 30 new exercises in French.
2014-03-09 New options in the mobile versions of the Harmonic Function exercises.
2014-02-20 New options in the mobile version of the Scale Construction, Identification & Ear Training exercises now using WebAudio API.
2014-02-08 New options in the mobile version of the Seventh Construction, Identification & Ear Training exercises now using WebAudio API.
2014-02-04 New options in the mobile version of the Triad Construction, Identification & Ear Training exercises now using WebAudio API.
2014-01-29

New options in the mobile version of the Interval Construction and Identification exercises now using WebAudio API:

  • Support for 7 different clefs
  • Ascending and descending intervals
  • Intervals without accidentals, using sharps and flats or any type of accidentals
2014-01-28

New options in the mobile version of the Intervals Ear Training exercise now using WebAudio API:

  • Support for 8 different clefs
  • Ajustable tempo
  • Melodic and harmonic intervals
  • Ascending and descending intervals
  • Answer using note or interval name
2014-01-10 Mobile version of the Jazz Progressions exercise.
2014-01-07 Mobile version of the Harmonic Progressions exercise.

2013

2013-09-07 23 new Rhythmic Dictation exercises using whole, half, quarter and eighth notes without rests.
2013-09-06 44 new very easy Rhythmic Dictation exercises using simple measures without syncopes.
2013-09-02 Three new very easy levels and more than 200 new melodies in the Two Voice Dictation exercise.
2013-07-23 Analysis of Contrapunctus XI from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2013-07-17 Analysis of Contrapunctus IX from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2013-07-06 Geometric Interval Constructor.
Geometric Chord Constructor.
2013-07-02 The Baroque Suite.
2013-06-27 Contrapuntal Compositional Techniques in the Tutorials section.
2013-06-22 New construction and identification exercises of secondary dominants and diminished seventh chords.
2013-06-18 Analysis of Contrapunctus VII from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2013-06-14 Reference section completely revised for mobile devices.
2013-06-03 Analysis of Contrapunctus VI from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2013-05-28 Two new levels and 58 new melodies in the Melodic Dictation exercise.

2013-05-03

Several entries in the Reference section related to chords revised in HTML5:

2013-04-06

Several entries in the Reference section related to chords revised in HTML5:

2013-03-17

Analysis of Contrapunctus III from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.

Classification of 3 and 4 voices fugues by J. S. Bach according to the order of voice entries in the expositions

2013-03-06 Analysis of Contrapunctus II from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2013-01-09 New scales (melodic and harmonic minor modes, diminished, whole tones, pentatonic and blues) in the mobile version of the scale exercises.
2013-01-04 Scale constructor now supports mobile devices.

2012

2012-12-20 New mobile version of the Melodic Dictation.
2012-11-08 Some exercises translated to Russian.
2012-10-13 Analysis of Contrapunctus IV from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2012-09-24 Analysis of Contrapunctus VIII from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der Fuge BWV 1080) by J. S. Bach.
2012-09-10 79 new exercises in the Two Voice Dictation exercise.
2012-08-25 26 new melodies in the compound measures 8th and simple measures 16th (major and minor keys) levels of the Melodic Dictation exercise.
2012-08-22 New exercises in French and some exercises in Hebrew.
2012-08-20 46 new melodies in the first 8 levels of the Melodic Dictation exercise.
2012-08-04 Mobile versions of the Scale Construction, Identification and Ear Training exercises.
2012-07-30 Non-Flash versions of the secondary and diminished sevenths and Neapolitan and augmented sixths chords.
2012-07-16 Non-Flash versions of the Harmonic Functions seventh chord construction and identification exercises.
2012-07-14 Non-Flash versions of the Harmonic Functions triad construction and identification exercises.
2012-07-01 Non-Flash versions of the key signatures construction and identification exercises.
2012-06-25 The Harmonic Functions and Musical Forms in the Tutorials section now support non-Flash devices.
2012-06-20 The Intervals, Chords and Scales in the Tutorials section now support non-Flash devices.
2012-06-18 The Reading Music tutorial now supports non-Flash devices.
2012-05-29 Began creating non-Flash versions of our exercises in the new Mobile section.
2012-05-18 Completed the revision of all exercises.
2012-06-16 Non-Flash versions of the seventh chords construction, identification and ear training exercises.
2012-06-14 Non-Flash versions of the Clef Reading exercise.
2012-06-12 Non-Flash versions of the intervals and triads exercise.
2012-05-09 Updates in the extended chords exercises (construction and identification), the Chords, Scales and Modes and the Modes and Parent Scales.
2012-04-28

Updates in the key signature (construction and identification), harmonic and jazz progressions, rhythmic and time signature exercises.

Some exercises translated to Japanese and Italian.

2012-04-08 Some exercises translated to Dutch.
2012-04-07 Updates in the Ninth Chord Construction and Identification and Key Signature Construction and Identification exercises.
2012-03-12 We have begun to translate the exercises into other languages thank to the help of some friends.
2012-02-06

We are updating all exercises to include an option for setting the maximum number of exercises so that the exercise stops after the number is reached. We also added a button that you need to click in order to continue with the exercise when you ask for the answer. The exercises that has been revised are:

2011

2011-11-19 New Jazz Progressions Ear Training exercise.
The seventh chord exercises (construction, identification and ear training) now use chords with augmented and diminished fifth and the minor chord with major seventh.
New chords in the Chord Constructor Tool.
2011-09-12 The harmonic function construction and identification exercises of triads and seventh chords now use chord inversions.
2011-09-06 43 new progressions using secondary dominants with inversions added to the Harmonic Progressions exercise.
You must now specify chord inversions when answering.
2011-08-06 You can now emphasize chord notes in the Triad and Seventh Chord Ear Training exercises.
2011-08-01

The following exercises now ask you to specify the inversion when answering using chord names:

2011-06-03 Ponle la clave... si puedes por Fidel Morales
2011-06-30 Complete revision of the website using PHP, HTML5 and CSS3. members can now login from the front page and browse all our content without ads and extra features.
2011-05-19 Analysis of Bach's Fugue BWV 850 in D Major by Lemuel Maldonado
Analysis of Bach's Fugue BWV 851 by José Rodríguez Alvira
2011-05-14 Latin Rudiments: Rhythms coming and going by Fidel Morales
2011-05-08 Contrapunctus XII from the Art of the Fugue (Die Kunst der fuge BWV 1080)
2011-04-20 Invertible Counterpoint in Bach's G Minor Fugue BWV 885
2011-04-19 A Systematic Method of Common Chord Modulation by Derek Remes
2011-04-08

New melodies and levels using sixteenth notes in the Two Voice Dictation exercise.

Analysis of Debussy's Prelude Des pas sur la neige.

2011-03-20 New Triads and Seventh Chord Ear Training exercise.
2011-02-05 128 new exercises in the Rhythmic Dictation exercises using measures with half note as beat value
2011-01-23 The Melodic Dictation exercise has a new level that uses minor scales with the raised IV degree. New melodies have been added, we now have a total of 428 melodies. We have also improved the piano sounds using Garritan's Steinway sounds.

2010

2010-11-22

A new level that includes melodies using the raised IV and lowered VII degrees in the Melodic Dictation exercise. All melodies (including the melodies of the Two Voice Dictation) has been recreated using Garritan Personal Orchestra instruments.

The Chord Constructor now shows the notes on a keyboard.

2010-11-12 An Introduction to French Figured Bass Exercises by Derek Remes
2010-10-12 Revised analysis of Debussy Prelude La Fille aux cheveux des lin
2010-10-09 Revised analysis of Chopin Prelude 8.
2010-10-05 Revised analysis of Chopin Prelude 4.
2010-09-25

Dominant seventh chords with sharp and flat fifths and the major seventh chord with augmented fifth have been added to the Extended Chord Dictation exercise.

You can now play notes in group of up to 10 notes and select the speed and duration of the notes in the Notes Ear Training.

2010-08-31 New Extended Chord Dictation exercise.
2010-08-02

New Transposing Instruments reading and writing exercises.

Two new levels and 40 new melodies added to the Melodic Dictation exercise.

2010-07-19

New Two Voices Dictation exercise. A total of 129 melodies organized into 12 levels.

New options in the Melodic Dictation exercise:

  • We have reorganized the levels for more flexibility in the selection process.
  • A wizard can help you select the desired levels using modality and harmonic and rhythmic difficulty criteria.
  • You can now combine the treble, alto and bass clefs.
  • We have improved the sound quality.

Fixed some errors in the Harmonic Progressions ear training exercise.

2010-06-09 Secondary dominants progressions added to the Harmonic Progressions ear training exercise. Some corrections were made and a new answering method created following many suggestions.
2010-06-05 Improved sounds in the Rhythmic Dictation.
2010-04-12 Four new easier levels added to the Melodic Dictation.
2010-03-05

The following exercises have been revised:

2010-02-08 Revised scale construction, identification and ear training exercises.
2010-01-09 Improved rhythmic precision in the Melodic Dictation exercise. In response to many requests we are back to piano sounds in the Rhythmic Dictation exercise.

2009

2009-12-28 Improved sounds and rhythmic precision in the Rhythmic Dictation exercise.
2009-12-21
2009-11-02 Level 6 added to the Harmonic Progressions exercise. You can now answer using chord symbols.
2009-10-05 Seventh chords added to the Harmonic Progressions exercise.
2009-09-29 New Harmonic Progressions Ear Training exercise.
2009-09-08

New melodies added to levels 4 and 5 of the Melodic Dictation.

Bugs fixed in the Notes Ear Training exercise and the Scale Constructor.

2009-08-14 Levels 4 and 5 added to Melodic Dictation exercise.
2009-08-07 Melodic Dictation exercise published.
2009-07-10 Write directly to the staff in the interval construction and ear training and in the note ear training exercises
2009-06-27

You can now write directly to the staff in the following exercises:

  1. Triads and seventh chord ear training
  2. Ninth and extended chord construction
  3. Scale and chord constructor
  4. Chord, Scales and Modes
  5. Modes and Parent Scales
  6. Triads and seventh chord construction
2009-06-06 New options in the Chord, Scales and Modes and in the Modes and Parent Scale exercises
2009-06-01 New options in the ninth and extended chord exercises
2009-04-20 Analysis of Beethoven Sonata Op. 53 (Waldstein)
2009-02-08 New options in the augmented and Neapolitan sixth chords exercises
2009-02-03 New options in the secondary dominant and diminished 7ths exercises
2009-01-16 New options in the scales exercises
2009-01-11 New options in the key signatures exercises
2009-01-10 Fugue related terms added in the Reference section
2009-01-09 Analysis of Bach Contrapunctus I and V from the Art of the Fugue

2008

2008-12-15 New options in the seventh chords exercises (see 14-XI-2008 for more infomation)
2008-12-08 New options in the triads exercises (see 14-XI-2008 for more infomation)
2008-11-19 New options in the note ear training exercise (see 14-XI-2008 for more infomation)
2008-11-16

New options in the rhythm exercises (see 14-XI-2008 for more infomation)

2008-11-14

New options in the interval and clef reading exercises. These changes include:

  1. Use any of the seven clefs.
  2. Optionally set the maximum time allowed for answering an exercise.
  3. Most exercises can be answered using the computer keyboard.
  4. The score is calculated using the following formula: (correct exercises / total number of exercises) - (errors / 2).
    An exercises is considered correct if you give the correct answer even after several errors. For each two errors, one point is deducted from the score.
2008-09-27 Online exercises now have a time limit option
2008-08-25 Schumann, Kinderscenen Opus 15
2008-08-04 Rondo Form, Musical Forms Summary
2008-07-30 Sonata Form
2008-07-20
2008-05-27 Nonharmonic tones tutorial
2008-05-19 New Harmonic functions exercise - Augmented Sixth Chords Construction
2008-05-18 New Harmonic functions exercises - Triads and Seventh Chords Construction
2008-05-16 New Harmonic functions exercise - Seventh Chords Identification
2008-05-14 New Harmonic functions exercise - Triads Identification
2008-04-13
2008-03-17
  • You can now select not to use accidentals in the Clef Reading Exercise
  • Many bugs fixed in many of the exercises
  • English names for note values (crotchet, quaver, etc.) added in the reference and tutorial sections
2008-03-15 Contrapunctus X from The Art of the Fugue

2007

2007-09-11 Ninth chords construction and identification exercises
2007-10-20 Extended chords identification exercise
2007-09-30 Revised Rhythmic Dictation exercise
2007-07-08 New exercise: Neapolitan sixth construction
2007-07-25 Keyboard notes - click a key and see how the note is written
2007-07-01 Canon by inversion
2007-06-29 Canon and retrograde motion
2007-06-26 Tritone substitution
2007-06-23 Cadences
2007-06-18 Scales and related chords
2007-05-30 New Scale Construction exercise
2007-05-19 Revised interval, scale and chord constructors
2007-05-17 The exercises section have been completely revised. The Rhythmic Dictation exercise has been completely rewritten. We have fixed bugs, simplified the use and added database support (member's section only) to all other exercises.
2007-03-11 Modulation
2007-01-21 Compound Ternary Form

2006

2006-11-27
  • Section Notes has been created under Exercises. The updated Clef Reading and Notes Ear Training exercises are now under this new section.
  • New option in the Clef Reading exercise:
    • It plays the notes.
    • You can now answer using a keyboard.
    • It can display up to 9 musical notes at the same time.
  • The Notes Ear Training exercise will now use flat notes if a scale with flat notes is selected. Also, it will start and end with the tonic of the selected scale.
  • New better quality sounds have been uploaded.
  • Some reported bugs has been fixed in the Interval Ear Training exercise.
2006-11-06 In the following exercises you can now answer using bass or treble clef:

In the following exercises you can now answer using the using note name or a visual keyboard:

Other new options in the Interval ear training exercise:

  • Descending harmonic intervals
  • Compound intervals

The Chord Constructor Tool now includes the minor major 7th chord.

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