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Instructions

Getting started

  • Click "Settings..." to change the way the drill works — you can decide to build intervals, identify them on the staff, or identify them by sound. You can also control which intervals you'll be asked, and if sounds will play.
  • Click "Start Drill" to see your first question.

If you chose "Build intervals on staff":

  • You'll see a blank staff, and the name of an interval. Add in the note to make the interval by clicking on the note button, then clicking on the staff.
  • If you get it right, you'll get another interval to build. If you try adding a wrong note the drill will "shake", and you can try again.
  • Hints: you can click "Play interval" to hear the interval, or "Give up" to see the answer (then click "Go Ahead" when you're ready).

If you chose "Identify intervals on staff":

  • You'll see a staff with an interval on it. Identify the interval by selecting it from the choice boxes.
  • If you get it right, you'll get another interval to identify. If you were wrong the drill will "shake", and you can try again.
  • Hints: you can click "Play interval" to hear the interval, or "Give up" to see the answer (then click "Go Ahead" when you're ready).

If you chose "Identify intervals by sound":

  • You'll see a blank staff and hear an interval played. Identify the interval by selecting it from the choice boxes.
  • If you get it right, you'll get another interval to identify. If you were wrong the drill will "shake", and you can try again.
  • Hints: you can click "Play interval" to hear the interval again, or "Give up" to see the answer (then click "Go Ahead" when you're ready).

When you're done working, click "Stop Drill".

Using your keyboard

If you chose "Build intervals on staff":

You can quickly choose the note you need using the keys 1-5:
1 = double-flat, 2 = flat, 3 = natural, 4 = sharp, 5 = double-sharp.

If you chose "Identify intervals on staff" or "Identify intervals by sound":

Identify the interval type using this letter:
Major, miNor, Perfect, Augmented, Diminished
...and select the interval using numbers, 1 = unison, 2 = second, and so on.

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