Pianonimo allows to learn reading the treble clef, the bass clef and the position of
notes on a piano keyboard.
6 games are available:
Staff and piano keyboard
first game, a note on a staff is shown in the center of the screen. You must click on the
key of the piano that corresponds to this note. To help you, the name of notes was put on
the keyboard of the piano.
The note can take 4 different colors: blue for E and B, orange for C and G, green for
D, F, A and red for the others.
second game, a color bubble was put on the keys of the piano. Colors are the same on the
keyboard and on the staff (blue when it is E or B, green when it is D, F or A, etc. ..)
third game, there is not any more help on the keyboard of the piano.
Each game contains 14 progressive levels.
Name of a note and piano keyboard
fourth and the fifth game, the name of the note is shown. To help you in the fourth game,
a color bubble was put on the keys of the piano.
In the fifth game, there is not any more assistance on the keyboard of the piano.
These 2 games contain 4 progressive levels.
For these 5 games, it is possible to have 2 players.
- When you choose 1 player, you can use the mouse or the keyboard of the computer to
answer. In this case, a green square appears on the representation of the keyboard of the
piano. You must move it with the keys 2 and 3, then validate your response with the key 0.
- When there is 2 players, a yellow square appears on the representation of the keyboard
of the piano. The second player must move it with the keys F and G, then validate the
answer with the key C
Staff and names of the notes
In the sixth game, a note on a staff is shown. You must click on
the bubble containing his name. This game contains 14 progressive levels.
Each game is managed by Metronimo. The passage at the upper level is possible if you
obtain more than 200 points. You win 10 points when it's a good answer. You lose 20 points
when it's a wrong answer. A High Score is available for each of the games. The 10 better
scores obtained in 60 seconds are saved.
You can choose the time of the game: 30 seconds to 15 minutes. For the High Score, the
time is always 60 seconds.
possible to choose the appearance of the note: whole note, half note, quarter note, eighth
note, bubbles, smiley, soccer, basket-ball. The smiley is special. In case of error, it
does not smile . It will smile
again if the answer is correct .
At the start of the program, you must choose a name. The program saves all the
parameters of the player (level, appearance of the note, sound effects). Only scores are
common to all the users. It is possible to choose a password if you don't want that the
other users know your results. The number of players is limitless.
The users can be deleted. To prevent students of a school having access to this
function, an external program was created. You can only use it if you bought a license of
It is possible to connect the program to a MIDI instrument. To answer the
questions, you can use a keyboard of synthetizer instead of using a mouse
or a keyboard of computer.
Possible errors :
- "The class is not registered" :
Install DAO 3.5
- "A required file DLL, MSVB60.DLL, was not found" :
Install the Visual Basic 6
- If you cannot hear sounds,
DirectX8 or Directx9
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Pianonimo, a game to learn the piano, the bass clef, the treble clef