Bending Trainer

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What's New!

September 9, 2021 v1.8.3 released.

Outline

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

    Release history

    September 9, 2021, v1.8.3

    Minor bug fixes.
    May 18, 2021, v1.8.2
    Minor bug fixes.
    May 4, 2021, v1.8.1
    It revised the privacy policy.
    Some bugs fixes.
    It updates some libraries for iOS14.
    January 25, 2021, v1.8.0
    Add pitch needle to Harmonica-tab.
    October 1, 2020, v1.7.3
    Minor bug fixes.
    September 7, 2020, v1.7.1
    Add the name of the temperament-dot on the tuner.
    August 27, 2020, v1.7.0
    Add bending trainer for half-valved diatonic harmonicas.
    July 7, 2020, v1.6.3
    Minor bug fixes.
    July 4, 2020, v1.6.2
    Add the appearance of hole-buttons.
    May 24, 2020, v1.6.1
    Minor bug fixes.
    April 23, 2020, v1.6.0
    Add overbending trainer.
    January 16, 2020, v1.5.1
    It improves the performance of bending trainer on auto-mode.
    January 14, 2020, v1.5.0
    Add auto-mode to bending trainer.
    December 30, 2019, v1.4.0
    Add harmonica.
    Add Marine Band compromise temperament.
    November 18, 2019, v1.3.0
    Add metronome.
    October 30, 2019, v1.2.1
    Add just intonation mark on the gauge of tuning meter.
    October 2, 2019, v1.1.0
    Add tuning meter.
    September 20, 2019, v1.0.1
    Fix hole-button layout for 4-inche device.
    September 16, 2019, v1.0.0

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.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers your use of this application.
This app does not collect, store, or share any personal information, or anything related to your device. We do not collect any statistics, trends, neither do we track user movements.
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Bending Trainer

How to use Bending Trainer.

Choose the key of your harmonica.

[how to use 01]


Turn on to manual mode.

[how to use 015]


Select a hole of harmonica.

[how to use 02]


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

[how to use 03]


You get bending, pitch dot does down.

[how to use 04]


The blowing/drawing of each hole is as follows.

[how to use 05]
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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 Picker.

(5). Metronome:
Shows Metronome Picker

(6). Manual Mode Switch:

(7). Key of Harmonica:
You can change key of the harmonica.

(8). Help:
Shows this document.




Settings Picker for manual mode

[settings picker manual]

(9). 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]

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




Settings Picker for auto mode

[settings picker auto]

(9). Temperament:

(11). Reference Pitch:




Metronome Picker

[metronome picker]

(12). Accent:

(13). Accent Volume:

(14). Play Start/Stop:

(15). Tempo(beat per minute):

(16). Master Volume:

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Bending Trainer

Overbending 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.

(7). Key of Harmonica:
You can change key of the harmonica.

(8). Help:
Shows this document.




Settings Picker for manual mode

[settings picker manual]

(9). 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]

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




Settings Picker for auto mode

[settings picker auto]

(9). Temperament:

(11). Reference Pitch:




Metronome Picker

[metronome picker]

(12). Accent:

(13). Accent Volume:

(14). Play Start/Stop:

(15). Tempo(beat per minute):

(16). Master Volume:

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Bending Trainer

Half-valved Bending Trainer

- This is a trainer for bendings that are specific to the half-valved diatonic harmonica. The common bendings for diatonic harmonica should be used for the ’Bending’ tab.




[halfvalved 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.

[halfvalved harmonica buttons]

(4). Settings:
Shows Settings Picker.

(5). Metronome:
Shows Metronome Picker

(6). Manual Mode Switch:

(7). Key of Harmonica:
You can change key of the harmonica.

(8). Help:
Shows this document.




Settings Picker for manual mode

[settings picker manual]

(9). 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]

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




Settings Picker for auto mode

[settings picker auto]

(9). Temperament:

(11). Reference Pitch:




Metronome Picker

[metronome picker]

(12). Accent:

(13). Accent Volume:

(14). Play Start/Stop:

(15). Tempo(beat per minute):

(16). 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.

[tuner harmonica buttons]

(3). Settings:
Shows Settings Picker.

(4). Manual Mode Switch:




Settings Picker

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

(6). Reference Pitch:

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Bending Trainer

Harmonica

[keyboard screen]

(1). Harmonica:

(2). Volume:

(3). Settings:
Shows Settings Picker




Settings Picker

[keyboard settings picker]

(4). 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]

(5). Reference Pitch:



NOTE: This harmonica is not polyphonic. This harmonica has no chord.

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