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Need to review your notes? want to play some fun rhythm games? improve your listening skills? Here is a list of apps that I recommend.
For note recognition:
Note Rush--for Apple or android, 3.99--5 levels, great game, beginners through upper elementary
Treble Cat & Bass Cat--for Apple or android, 4.99 or part of a 3 game set, 8.9 or the lite version free
Note Works Lite, free--Apple--elementary age
Rhythm cat-part of Treble and Bass Cat package
Rhythm Lab--Apple, 2.99 from very easy to very difficult rhythms, for 1 hand or 2, great practice
Rhythm Swing--Apple3.99--super fun with a monkey that gets eaten by a dragon if you fail, elementary age
The Most Addicting Sheep Game--Apple .99--dumb but fun way to practice keeping a steady beat
Stick people--Apple, 1.99, listen for the music to go up or down, choose the stick man that shows what you hear, mostly elementary age
Ear Trainer Lite--Apple, free--intervals, chords, scales, melodies, for intermediate or advanced levels
Ear Master--intervals, chords, scales, rhythm, melodies--for intermediate or advanced levels, this app has drills and tutorials (lessons)
Tenuto--Apple 3.99--some for older elementary or intermediate or advanced level students, very good for drilling theory and ear training
Dragon scales--Apple 2.99-- fun way to practice Major & minor scales
Read Ahead--Apple or android, free--this is a great sight reading app for multiple levels