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Select the piano keys to learn: white, black for #, black forb
If the piano keyboard is completely new for you, play only with the white keys : click on the "No #" and" No b" buttons.
Run the game
To start the game, press the "Spacebar" key on your keyboard: Piano HN mixes the name of the notes:
Move the note names on the good piano keys
When you move the mouse cursor on a note name, the name is underlined.
Click on a name you want to move from a bad place to a good place: the name stays underlined even when the mouse is no longer over it. Then click inside the colored square on the key where you want to move this underlined name:
Black keys: # (sharps) andb (flats)
The notes of the scale (C D E F G A B) are separated by a tone, except between E and F, and between B and C, where there is a half tone. For this reason, there is no black key between E and F, nor between B and C. We suggest this short article on Wikipedia.
The # (sharp) raises a note by a half tone, theb lowers the note by a half tone. Knowing that music is rising from the grave to the treble, and therefore left to right on a piano keyboard, the # is the black key above the white key, the b the black key below the white key. For example, the D # is the black key to the right of the D key, D b the black key to the left of the D key.
The black keys are therefore used to play the # of the white key before them and the b of the white key after them. Thus, the C # and the D b use the same black key, the D # and the E b, the same black key, etc.
In the Piano Keys HN game, each black key displayes two squares, one for the # and one for the b: you can indiscriminately place the # or b on one or other of these two locations.
Score and HI-Score
But beware: each time you click on a key, you lose points! Lost points are lower than these earned by the good keys, but if you make bad keys (if you put the names of the notes in the wrong place), your score will suffer !
A Hi-Score and a music piano reward the ten best scores.