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Thread: Music Rhythm Notation iPhone App Dr Rhythm

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    Music Rhythm Notation iPhone App Dr Rhythm

    The same guy that wrote the Magic Stave App I posted about a while back has another good music App - "Dr Rhythm".

    I struggle sometimes to get the rhythm of some sections of music and this app lets you tap the notes/rests/ties/triplets in set the time signature and BPM and it plays it back to you and shows you the note/rest currently playing.

    It quite good fun tapping in a rhythm in 4/4 then changing the metronome to 3/5 or some other odd time as it creates interesting poly-rhythms!

    Anyone use any other apps that do this sort of thing?

    http://www.farnellcomputerservices.com/drrhythm

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    Quote Originally Posted by midiman View Post
    The same guy that wrote the Magic Stave App I posted about a while back has another good music App - "Dr Rhythm".

    I struggle sometimes to get the rhythm of some sections of music and this app lets you tap the notes/rests/ties/triplets in set the time signature and BPM and it plays it back to you and shows you the note/rest currently playing.

    It quite good fun tapping in a rhythm in 4/4 then changing the metronome to 3/5 or some other odd time as it creates interesting poly-rhythms!
    I hope it doesn't really say "3/5" - there is no such time sig.

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    Silly me! I meant 7/8 or similar!

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    Quote Originally Posted by midiman View Post
    Anyone use any other apps that do this sort of thing?
    I guess I spent too much time on the receiving end of rhythmic dictation for this. My suggestion is to try and learn how to do this yourself without the app. It will be frustrating at first, but you'll be surprised once you start trying to write in standard notation, how quickly you'll learn how to notate rhythm.

    Good luck with whichever you choose.

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    I'm finding that tapping in different rhythms is enforcing the association between notation and sound in a very direct way that is accelerating my learning. It's actually fun too!

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