My Post-Tonal Ear Training Suite is a collection of small programs inspired by Michael Friedmann’s excellent Ear Training for
(New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990). It's been a while
since I updated it, but I do have plans to expand and improve. To that end I've developed two
This is a rapid-fire drill to recognize intervals, both melodically and harmonically. This spin-off
is basically the same as the Suite's "Dyads," only retooled for students of tonal theory.
ID trichords and tetrachords by set-type. This is an expanded version of the Suite's "Trichord 4," now including tetrachords and a student-teacher reporting
Soon, I hope to have all of the components available in stand-alone versions as well as the updated, integrated suite.
Post-Tonal Ear Training Suite
Download PTETSetup.zip (4.6 MB)
Technical requirements: Takes 4MB disk space. Requires soundcard. MIDI port optional.
Should work with Windows 95 through Windows XP.
Some familarity with the concepts of post-tonal or "set" theory is required. Check out
this basic bibliography for more info.
Right now the suite features six different programs.