GNU Solfege 3.21.bzr-checkout User Manual

Tom Cato Amundsen


                
            

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. The full text of the License is available in Appendix A.


Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Welcome to GNU Solfege
Bugs
Online resources
Download Solfege
Mailing lists
Selecting exercises
Preferences window
Instruments
User
External programs
Interface
Practise
Sound setup
Statistics
Training set editor
Ear training test print-out editor
About statistics
Profile Manager
2. Help sections for the exercises
Harmonic interval
Configuration
Melodic interval
Configuration
Sing interval
Config
Identify the chord
Identify the cadence
Answer questions by clicking on buttons
Multiple choice answers to music
Sing chord
Rhythm
Tap the rhythm
Dictation
Scales
Intonation
Identify tone
Manual configuration
Beats per minute
Sing 12 random notes
Name intervals
Harmonic progression dictation
Tone in context
3. Music theory
Scales
Intervals
Seconds
Thirds
Fourth
Fifth
Sixths
Sevenths
Inverting intervals
4. Extending GNU Solfege
Introduction
File locations
INSTALLDIR
USERDATA
Lesson files and front page files
User lesson files
Lesson files
File encoding
Useful unicode characters
Comments
Types
Global variables
Lesson file contents
Header block
Question block
The import statement
The rimport statement
Import or include
music objects
Functions
Operators
The chordvoicing module
The compareintervals module
The dictation module
The elembuilder module
The element block
The header block
The question block
The harmonicinterval module
The idbyname module
Question block
The identifybpm module
The idproperty module
The idtone module
The melodicinterval module
The nameinterval module
The rhythm module
The rhythmtapping module
The rhythmtapping2 module
The rhythmdictation module
The rhythmdictation2 module
The singanswer module
The singchord module
The singinterval module
The toneincontext module
The twelvetone module
Writing your own modules
The mpd module
Midi instrument names
Percussion instrument names
A. GNU General Public License version 3

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