Learning music with GNU Solfege 3.0.0

MUSICAL TRAINING

Article from Issue 62/2006
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Solfege helps you advance your musical knowledge and lets you practice identifying intervals, scales, and chords.

Musicians with absolute pitch can identify the name of a note when they hear the tone. Mozart is known to have had this gift. Lesser mortals tend to concentrate on learning how to correctly identify scales, chords, and intervals. If you would like to train your ears to identify musical elements such as intervals and chords, Solfege [1] can help (Figure 1). The name of the program comes from the Solfege system [2], a traditional technique for teaching music students how to

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