String Staff Reading

The goal is to know the notes of the fingerboard and to connect them with their written position on the staff.


Playing notes before the activity begins reveals their position on the staff.


It is important to use the Hint button before beginning to reveal the notes to be tested. Play a few notes to display their note names and become familiar with the fingerboard position before beginning the test.


This activity can also be used to study chords and scales. Choose any scale a group of pitches arranged from high to low covering one octave, chord A group of three or more tones. Standard triads have a root, third, and fifth. Seventh chords have a root, third, fifth, and seventh above the root., or note set with Practice Settings - Scale or Note Set. Adjust the range with Practice Settings - Portion of Fingerboard and then use the Hint button to display your selection.


see also: Staff Reading, Scale and Chord Reference