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Fantastic sight reading aid!

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Hambone 70, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. Hambone 70

    Hambone 70 Guest

    Sep 21, 2012
    Check out Nootka

    Plug your bass into your computer, and Nootka will display notes that you need to play on your bass. Pitch detection knows whether or not you're playing the correct note. There are many others useful methods to help learning and practicing reading music. Choose a key, set up custom notes and positions to learn, etc.

    It's a work in progress, and a little rough around the edges, but once you figure it out, you'll realize what a phenomenal training aid it is.
  2. Whousedtoplay


    May 18, 2013
    What about a rhythmic side of any notes/phrasing?
    The rhythmic side of sight-seeing is VERY important.
  3. Hambone 70

    Hambone 70 Guest

    Sep 21, 2012
    You're right, there's no rhythm training. In my opinion, that's the easier part, compared to knowing where all the notes are! (I'm a trumpet player, so I'm OK with rhythm and phrasing).

    There are other training aids that help with rhythm (Presto Keys, Piano Booster), but they required a pitch-to-MIDI converter. I'm using a Sonuus i2m, which works great.

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