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First Species Counterpoint Build the counterpoint to the melody given, according to the rules of first species counterpoint.
Note Names:
choose clef:
  grand staff
  treble clef
  bass clef
Click on-screen buttons with your mouse or use the computer keyboard to identify notes that appear on the staff.
Paced Note Names: Identify the notes sliding across the staff before they disappear into oblivion! This is a very effective way to quickly learn the grand staff once you have gained a general familiarity with it.
C-Clef Note Names: Similar to the Note Names drill, but on your choice of 4 possible C-clefs: soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto (the viola clef), or tenor.
Piano Keys: Identify the notes on the staff by clicking the proper key on a piano keyboard pictured on the screen. You can also play the keyboard before running the drill.
Guitar Frets: Identify the notes on the staff by clicking the proper fret on a guitar fretboard pictured on the screen. You can also play the on-screen guitar before running the drill.
Violin Fingerings: Select the fingering on a violin fingerboard that matches the note on the staff. You can also play the on-screen violin before running the drill.
Viola Fingerings: Select the fingering on a viola fingerboard that matches the note on the staff. You can also play the on-screen viola before running the drill.
Cello Fingerings: Select the fingering on a cello fingerboard that matches the note on the staff. You can also play the on-screen cello before running the drill.
Double Bass Fingerings: Select the fingering on a double bass fingerboard that matches the note on the staff. You can also play the on-screen bass before running the drill.
Rhythm Performance: Tap out the rhythm displayed on the staff.
Rhythm Dictation: Notate rhythmic patterns based on what you hear, using whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes (depending on difficulty level).
Key Signatures:
choose clef:
  treble clef
  alto (viola) clef
Identify the key signature that appears on the grand staff by clicking on-screen buttons with the mouse. You can determine whether the key is major or minor by listening to a chord, listening to a scale, or simply being told.  Also tests if you know the relative major/minor.
Intervals:
choose clef:
  treble clef
  bass clef
  alto (viola) clef
Build intervals on the staff, or identify them on the staff or by ear.
Scales:
choose clef:
  treble clef
  bass clef
  alto (viola) clef
Build scales on the staff, or identify them on the staff or by ear.
Chords:
choose clef:
  treble clef
  bass clef
  alto (viola) clef
Build triads and 7th chords on the staff, or identify them on the staff or by ear.
Chord Functions:
choose clef:
  treble clef
  bass clef
  alto (viola) clef
This drill gives you a key and a chord function — figure out the triad or 7th chord needed, and build it on the staff.  Use the advanced options to try more difficult functions: secondary dominants, borrowed chords, augmented 6th chords, neopolitans, and more.
First Species Counterpoint: Build the counterpoint to the melody given, according to the rules of first species counterpoint.


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Advanced Rhythms: Extending the rhythm drills to build skills with rests, time signatures, and more complex rhythms.

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