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Dolce Ear Training for Mac

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  • Date Added:
    Aug. 28, 2004
  • Price:
    Purchase; $19.95 to buy
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4 stars

"OK, but there are free alternatives"

March 08, 2005  |  By blmlwd

 |  Version: Dolce Ear Training 1.3


This review was originally posted on VersionTracker.com.
For interval work, try some free alternatives, such as www.good-ear.com, or Big Ears (http://www.ossmann.com/bigears/) which are more comprehensive, and free. The rhythmic dictation option with "Dolce" has problems. The most serious of this is that it will play a three-beat rhythm, then ask you what the time signature is, plus the rhythm. I typed in 3/4, but it said I was wrong, because it was actually three beats of rhythm plus one beat of rest! ??????? Without a click-track, how was I supposed to hear that rest? It also does not properly beam eighth notes, and this is an important omission. I think Dolce is obviously a low-level program, but then they shouldn't be charging money for it. Maybe $5. I notice it offers a site license, but I think this program (certainly the rhythmic component) will just frustrate your students.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.3
Enharmonic note names are no longer allowed in chord building exercises. Double flat and double sharp notation should be used when needed.
Publisher Fast Rabbit Software
Publisher web site http://fastrabbitsoftware.com
Release Date August 28, 2004
Date Added August 28, 2004
Version 1.3
Category Home Software
Subcategory Miscellaneous Home Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.1/10.2/10.3
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
  • Download Information
    File Size 35.89MB
    File Name eartraining.dmg
    Total Downloads 514
    Downloads Last Week 1
    License Model Purchase
    Limitations Not available
    Price $19.95

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