The first real music teacher on Nintendo DS
Release date: 5th June 2009
Learn how to read and play music in 21 lessons!
In 21 lessons you will:
– Work on your musical ear
o For example, identify the different kinds of sounds
– Study music theory
– Learn the chords on a piano and/or on a guitar
See below for details about the content of all 21 lessons.
Test yourself on what you’ve learned by playing the quick tests after each lesson.
>> Learning to play music is now possible on your Nintendo DS! <<
Watch the trailer on the official MUSIC DS homepage:
Let’s get a feel for the pitch of sounds.
Listen to the song and feel how the pitch changes.
Learn about “Do Re Mi”.
Learn the basics of musical notes and how they express a sound’s length.
Learn about dotted notes (1).
Learn about dotted notes (2).
Learn about rests.
A summary of notes and rests.
Learn about measures and beats.
Learn how to follow a rhythm.
The classic musical staff – First, let’s look at the line names.
The G, or treble clef.
The F, or base clef. Don’t forget the treble clef.
Learn about whole tones and half tones, as well as sharp and flat sounds.
Learn about major keys.
Learn about minor keys.
Learn how to read the sharps and flats that are used in musical scores.
Learn about the symbols used to express tempo (or speed).
Explaining the symbols used to express accents.
Explaining the symbols used to express performance order.
Explaining the symbols of expressions in music.