Today's app is the PlayAlong Alto Sax app:
PlayAlong Alto Sax (http://www.atplaymusic.com/our-apps/playalong-alto-sax/) Listens to playing and guides user through the selected song; choose the settings that complement skills; cumulative statistics of the total correct notes, consecutive correct notes, and the songs played correctly are available; beginners can choose to have finger charts displayed under each note on the staff as they play; touching the finger chart lets the user hear that note; pushing the play button allows the user to hear the whole song; advanced users can choose to display only the note names under the staff or to see a full screen of music; in Manual mode the user can play the song with their own interpretation, using the display like traditional sheet music; Stats display presents a list of all the songs, showing which have been played and how many of the notes the user was able to play; History feature keeps track of scores for past performances for each song played; Transposition feature lets the user shift the pitch of a song’s notes up or down to customize the range of the song; in Game Center stats are listed on the Leader Boards and songs are presented as accomplishments; includes some free songs and a Chromatic Scale; song list ratings of Easy, Intermediate, and Advanced; share by Emailing performances; (iOS 6.0 or later).
Still more Woodwind Instruments Apps this week!
Learn to Play Saxophone (Rico7) App for saxophone players; watch videos and learn to play the saxophone; includes Tips and Tricks, Learn to Play Saxophone for Beginners, Learn to Play Saxophone for Alto, Learn to Play Saxophone for Intermediate, Learn to Play Saxophone for Avanced, Learn to Play Saxophone Tenor, and Learn to Play Saxophone Jazz; for sax players of all ages; (Android 2.1 and up).
Today's app is the iFretless Sax app:
iFretless Sax (http://ifretless.com) App for guitar, bass, and strings players who need realistic woodwind instrument sounds for recording or live performance; responds naturally to the finger movements strings players use for vibrato and sliding between pitches; gives a more believable and natural imitation of woodwind sounds than traditional keyboard based synth interfaces; supports MIDI input from EWI MIDI controller devices; includes Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, Bari Sax, Soprano sax, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, and Synth lead; dynamic volume control based on touch force; MIDI in and out; Inter-App Audio connects with GarageBand, Beatmaker 2, Cubasis, Auria, and other recording apps; Audiobus; AudioCopy; (iOS 8.0 or later).
Today's app is the Recorder Study app:
Recorder Study (http://www.ambroise-charron.com/en/ios-applications.html) Method in thirteen lessons to start learning to play the recorder; includes exercises for developing endurance, muscle building, tone quality, intonation, technique, and musicality; allows the user to record exercises while working to ensure intonation and tone homogeneity; basis for playing the recorder repertoire; contains a full tab of the recorder, a tuning fork (A3, 440), a lexicon, and advice on how to work each lesson; (iOS 6.0 or later).
Today's app is the Recorder Guide app:
Recorder Guide (http://www.ambroise-charron.com/en/ios-applications.html) Method for working the instrument; long tones, finger technique, chromaticism, low register, middle register, upper register, and flutter-tongue; record exercises while working to ensure intonation and tone homogeneity; basis for tackling difficult passages in the recorder repertoire; contains a tuning fork (A3, 440), advice on each lesson, and a bibliography on the recorder; (iOS 6.0 or later).
Today's app is the Learn and Play Recorder app:
Learn and Play Recorder (http://www.musicplay.ca) Teaches beginners about the recorder, how to read music, and how to play the soprano recorder; app is based on the Recorder Resource Kit by Denise Gagné used by hundreds of thousands of children in the USA and Canada to learn to play the recorder; All about the Recorder: students learn about different sizes of recorders, composers who wrote for the recorder, and how to begin playing the recorder; How to Care for the Recorder: students learn how to care for and clean the recorder; How Notes are Named: students learn the names of the notes and where they are found on the musical staff; Counting Music: introduces students to the note values that will be used in the songs they will learn to play; Let’s Begin: students are taught how to tongue the notes and how to blow the recorder; the first note B is introduced; Soprano Fingering: reference section for students to use when they need to learn the fingering for a note; The Songs: includes thirty-eight songs all with performance tracks and a recorder playing the melody; students can listen to the performance and check that their own performance is accurate; the songs begin with Just B, Just A and then A and B; songs are introduced in a sequence that takes students from playing just one note to playing the entire C scale; songs include themes of works by famous composers; press the name to read about the composer; can hide the composer biographies; (iOS 8.0 or later).
Today's app is the JoyTunes Recorder Master app:
JoyTunes Recorder Master (http://www.joytunes.com/ipad-home.php) App used by thousands of music teachers; activated by playing a real recorder; sounds user plays control the game; introduction to music; game is activated by a regular soprano recorder and by touch; play notes on the recorder to avoid obstacles, collect bonuses, and scare away evil birds; play songs while working on rhythm, correct and stable tone production, ear training, fingering technique, and more; (iOS 6.0 or later).
Today's app is the Oboe Guide app:
Oboe Guide (http://www.ambroise-charron.com/en/ipad-apps.html) Method for working the instrument including long tones, embouchure flexibility, finger technique, medium register, chromaticism, and the upper register; allows the user to record exercises while working to ensure intonation and tone homogeneity; basis for tackling difficult passages in the oboe repertoire; tuning fork (A3, 440); advice on how to work each lesson; bibliography on the oboe; (iOS 6.0 or later).
More Woodwind Instruments Apps this week!
Oboe Fingering Chart (http://fox-custom-software.com) App includes a reference for common oboe fingerings; (Android 1.1 and up).
Today's app is the Oboe Alternate app:
Oboe Alternate (http://www.ambroise-charron.com/en/iphone-ipod-apps.html) Includes main harmonic fingerings, alternate fingerings, and microtonal fingerings; Retina display; (iOS 7.0 or later).