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Getting started

  • Click "Settings..." to change the way the drill works — you can control the difficulty level, and if sounds will play. If you set Play Sounds to "No", the drill will use a flashing metronome and a flashing rhythm light, instead of a click and a bassoon performing the rhythm.
  • Click "Start Drill" to see your first question.
  • You'll see an empty staff. This is where you will fill in the rhythm you hear.
  • Click "Play Rhythm" to hear it. You will hear a 4-beat introduction (a beep for each quarter note) so you can get a feel for the tempo, then the rhythm will play.
  • Click the note buttons to enter the note durations you heard, one at a time.
  • As you click the right notes, they'll show up on the staff. When you choose a wrong note, the drill will "shake", and you can try again.
  • When you are done adding the entire rhythm, you'll go on automatically to the next rhythm.
  • If you need a hint and want to hear the rhythm again, click "Play Again (hint)".
  • If you want to give up and see the answer, click "Give Up".
  • When you're done working, click "Stop Drill".

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