Games for Ear Training and Music Theory
Here is the complete catalog of all our critically acclaimed ear training and music theory games, organized by category. The first three levels of all games are free. You can record your scores and track your progress by creating a free account.
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- Identify the instrument that is loudest in the mix.
- Determine which instruments are playing together.
- Adjust equalizer settings to match the target sound.
- Recognize common effects such as delay, chorus and compression.
- Test your knowledge of music notation markings for tempo, expression and dynamics.
- Listen to a music clip and determine the key.
- Quickly identify individual notes in standard music notation.
- Learn the Circle of Fifths and relative major/minor keys.
- Match numbers with tones and chords for common major and minor keys.
- Identify the scale tones found in most popular music.
- Learn to quickly recognize scale tones played on different instruments.
- Test your musical memory.
- Sing the same scale degree in different major keys.
- Sing the same scale degree in different minor keys.
- Identify scale degrees quickly and match them to tone names in different keys.
- Identify common melodic intervals.
- Identify common harmonic intervals.
- Learn to quickly recognize melodic intervals played on different instruments.
- Learn to quickly recognize harmonic intervals played on different instruments.
- Play back simple melodic intervals such as seconds and thirds in major keys.
- Play back simple melodic intervals such as seconds and thirds in minor keys.
- Quickly identify intervals by sight when written in standard music notation.
- Play back melodies by ear on a piano keyboard.
- Play back simple 3-note melodic patterns by ear in major keys.
- Play back simple 3-note melodic patterns by ear in minor keys. e
- Play back longer melodic patterns by ear in major keys.
- Play back longer melodic patterns by ear in minor keys.
- Listen to a short melody and sing it back.
- Quickly recognize chord functions by ear.
- Identify common chords within a key.
- Find the individual tones that make up different chords.
- Connect different major and minor arpeggios with their associated chords.
- Quickly determine the quality and inversion of a chord by ear.
- Identify chord quality (major, minor, etc.) by ear.
- Quickly identify chords by sight when written in standard music notation.
- Spell common chords within a key by naming the individual tones that make up the chord.
- Determine the function quality and inversion of chords within the same key.
- Identify the common chord patterns and progressions found in popular music.
- Recognize common major chord patterns (including inversions) when played in 3-part harmony.
- Recognize common minor chord patterns (including inversions) when played in 3-part harmony.
- Listen to a set of ending chords and determine the type of cadence.
- Match the rhythm pattern you hear to its correct notation.
- Identify simple rhythm patterns by ear to complete a puzzle.
- Learn to recognize drum patterns in various rhythmic styles such as shuffles and ballads.
- Quickly recognize and play back rhythm patterns written in standard music notation.
- Listen to a melody, then tap or clap back the rhythm.
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