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Tenuto

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Description

Tenuto is a collection of fifteen customizable exercises designed to enhance your musicality. From recognizing chords on a keyboard to identifying intervals by ear, it has an exercise for you. Tenuto also includes five musical calculators for accidentals, intervals, chords, analysis symbols, and twelve-tone matrices.

The musictheory.net exercises and calculators used by thousands are now available in your pocket.

Complete module list:

Staff-based Exercises
• Note Identification
   Identify the displayed note.
• Key Signature Identification
   Identify the displayed key signature.
• Interval Identification
   Identify the displayed interval.
• Chord Identification
   Identify the displayed chord.

Keyboard-based Exercises
• Keyboard Identification
   Identify the note name of the piano key.
• Keyboard Reverse Identification
   Identify the note by pressing a piano key.
• Keyboard Interval Identification
   Identify the interval of the highlighted piano keys.
• Keyboard Chord Identification
   Identify the chord of the highlighted piano keys.

Fretboard-based Exercises
• Fretboard Identification
   Identify the note of the highlighted fret.
• Fretboard Interval Identification
   Identify the interval of the highlighted frets.
• Fretboard Chord Identification
   Identify the chord of the highlighted frets.

Ear Training Exercises
• Note Ear Training
   Listen and identify the played note.
• Interval Ear Training
   Listen and identify the played interval.
• Scale Ear Training
   Listen and identify the played scale.
• Chord Ear Training
   Listen and identify the played chord.

Calculators
• Accidental Calculator
   Display the accidental for a note and key.
• Interval Calculator
   Display the interval for a note, type, and key.
• Chord Calculator
   Display the chord for a note, type, and key.
• Analysis Calculator
   Display the chord for a symbol and key.
• Matrix Calculator
   Display the twelve-tone matrix for a specified tone row.

What's New in Version 2.0.3

• Fixes an issue where the wrong answer buttons would appear in Interval Identification and Interval Ear Training
• Fixes an issue when importing exercises with "Note Names: Letters (Alphabetical)" set.

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Customer Reviews

Buggy, But Great Otherwise

If there weren't some very disruptive and consistent glitches, I'd give this app 5 stars. Great for ear training and drilling basic theory - helped me study for a college theory placement exam. One of the worst bugs is that in the visual drills (chord ID, note ID, key signature ID etc), the previous set of accidentals and/or notes will remain on the staff long after the question has been answered correctly, making all future questions anywhere from infuriatingly confusing to downright illegible. Also, the chord ear-training exercise thinks a basic major 6th chord is a minor 7th for some reason (and major 6th is not a chooseable option in the exercise) . Fix those problems, and it's a five-star app.

Great For Training but could be better

I'm an audio engineer brushing up on training my musical ear and knowledge. This is really nitpicky but I listen to the ear training exercises with Sennheiser HD 380s and the samples are low quality and could be fixed my putting a simple high pass filter on them (some basic EQ).
I think that it would be very beneficial to have an exercise where you have to click or select all of the notes within a single key such as asking
Q: D Dorian
A: D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D

A cool format is have the prompted scale above in your "question section" with a corresponding scale below without any accidentals (no key signature I would assume for this exercise) and below list the musical alphabet (linear with the root starting on the left) with #s above each letter and bs below each letter (once an accidental is clicked the corresponding staff above places the accidental in the scale so to have a visual representation) the student would have to correct the scale by adding missing accidentals.

Good for training purposes

I love this app because I can take it on the go. I think this is really good for all musicians that want to train. I personally use this on my iPad, iPhone to memorize key signatures, intervals, and more. I think this app is worth the money if you intend to use it often because it will help a lot.

Tenuto
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $3.99
  • Category: Music
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0.3
  • Size: 6.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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