Bending Trainer

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What's New!

September 24, 2020 v1.2.1 released.

Outline

Harmonica Bending Trainer supports bending practice for 10-hole diatonic harmonica.

    Permissions

    RECORD_AUDIO: It is necessary to use the microphone.
    INTERNET: It uses to display help.
    ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE: It uses to display ads.

    Tested devices

    Nexus5X LG [Android8.1.0]
    *This doesn't guarantee successful normal operation. Please note.

    Release history

    September 24, 2020, v1.2.1 released.

    Add an over-bending trainer.
    September 15, 2020, v1.1.0 released.
    Add a metronome function.
    September 10, 2020, v1.0.3 released.
    Add the name of the temperament-dot on the tuner.
    August 10, 2020, v1.0.2 released.
    Fix a bug of screen transition.
    August 7, 2020, v1.0.1 released.

How to use Bending Trainer.

FAQ

Q. Why does the metronome stop when I close this app?

A. I'm sorry. The metronome in this app is a function that assists in practicing bending. Therefore, playback in the background is not supported.

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Please send us any comments, bug reports, English mistakes, and suggestions. When you contact me, please send mail to info@blowbend.jp.
Also, you may not necessarily be able to answer to additional feedback from you. Your understanding is requested.
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Bending Trainer

How to use Bending Trainer.

Choose the key of your harmonica.

[how to use 01]

[how to use 02]


Turn on to manual mode.

[how to use 03]


Select a hole of harmonica.

[how to use 04]


Draw (or blow) straight note.
And move the gauge to the pitch dot.

[how to use 05]


You get bending, pitch dot does down.

[how to use 06]


The blowing/drawing of each hole is as follows.

[how to use 07]
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Bending Trainer

Bending Trainer

[main screen]

(1). Pitch Dot:
This goes up and down to match the harmonica pitch. When you lower the sound with a bend, it moves down.
Also, it sounds the note when you touch on manual mode, so you can check the pitch.

(2). Gauge of Pitch:
This is a measure of the pitch.

(3). Harmonica Hole Selector:
On auto mode, here is only displays with no button.
There are 10 buttons here on manual-mode.

[main harmonica buttons]

(4). Settings:
Shows settings.

(5). Metronome:
Shows a simple metronome.

(6). Manual Mode Switch:




Settings for manual mode

[settings picker manual]

(7). Temperament:
The pitch of just intonation is calculated based on the following values.

[just intonation]

The pitch of Marine Band Tune(Marine Band compromise temperament) is calculated based on the following values.
[marine band tune]

(8). Volume:
Volume when pitch dot is touched.




Settings for auto mode

[settings picker auto]

(9). Temperament:

(10). Reference Pitch:




Metronome

[metronome]

(11). Accent:

(12). Volume of Accent:
If you make this slider to the left end, you can get no accent beat.

(13). BPM(beat per minute):

(14). Start/Stop:

(15). Master Volume:

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Bending Trainer

Over Bending Trainer

- This is a trainer for over-blow and over-draw.

[over screen]

(1). Pitch Dot:
This goes up and down to match the harmonica pitch. When you higher the sound with over-blowing(or drawing), it moves up.
Also, it sounds the note when you touch on manual mode, so you can check the pitch.

(2). Gauge of Pitch:
This is a measure of the pitch.

(3). Harmonica Hole Selector:
On auto mode, here is only displays with no button.
There are 10 buttons here on manual-mode.

[over harmonica buttons]

(4). Settings:
Shows Settings Picker.

(5). Metronome:
Shows Metronome Picker

(6). Manual Mode Switch:
NOTE: In auto mode, you cannot use 3-hole over-blow and 8-hole over-draw. This is because it conflicts with the range of the other holes.




Settings Picker for manual mode

[settings picker manual]

(7). Temperament:
The pitch of just intonation is calculated based on the following values.

[just intonation]

The pitch of MB Tune(Marine Band compromise temperament) is calculated based on the following values.
[marine band tune]

(8). Volume:
Volume when pitch dot is touched.




Settings Picker for auto mode

[settings picker auto]

(9). Temperament:

(10). Reference Pitch:




Metronome Picker

[metronome]

(11). Accent:

(12). Accent Volume:

(13). Tempo(beat per minute):

(14). Play Start/Stop:

(15). Master Volume:

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Bending Trainer

Tuning Meter

[tuner screen]

(1). Gauge of Pitch:
A little dot on the scale indicates the target pitch of each temperament.
It always points to zero on equal temperament.

(2). Harmonica Hole Selector:
On auto mode, here is only displays with no button.
There are 20 buttons here on manual-mode.

(3). Settings:
Shows Settings.

(4). Manual Mode Switch:




Settings

[tuner settings picker]

(5). Temperament of the dot on the gauge:
The pitch of just intonation is calculated based on the following values.

[just intonation]

The pitch of Marine Band Tune(Marine Band compromise temperament) is calculated based on the following values.
[marine band tune]

(6). Reference Pitch:

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