The ScanScore Capture App
This week's app is the ScanScore Capture app:
ScanScore Capture (https://scan-score.com/en/scanscore-the-app-that-reads-music/) Complements the desktop applications ScanScore and FORTE Premium; turns mobile device into a sheet music scanner; take a photo of a score and it will automatically transfer to the desktop version of ScanScore; start the recognition process and export it to a MusicXML file or directly into the music notation program FORTE; (iOS 9.0 or later; Android 5.0 and up).
This week's app is the Enote: Intelligent Sheet Music app:
Enote: Intelligent Sheet Music (https://enote.com) Comprehensive library of over 20,000 classical works; study, practice, and perform; thousands of Urtext editions from essential publishing houses including Henle, Bärenreiter, Breitkopf & Härtel, Peters and Durand; discover repertoire with musical categories and search filters; built-in shortcuts to movements, repeats, codas, and more; big-picture view of each work with full score previews from instrumental part; smart drawing tools; automatic highlighting to color-code parts and symbol groups instantly; full flexibility to transpose and reformat music in flexible Digital Edition prototypes; one-tap printing and seamless synchronization across Apple devices; free to download and play every public domain score in library; Premium subscriptions unlock an ad-free app experience, offline score access, cloud back-ups, device syncing, and custom printing; built by a team of musicians, musicologists, app developers and AI engineers; new repertoire is added to the library each week; app is regularly updated with improvements; global community of users; (iOS 14.0 or later).
The Tin Pan South App
This week's app is the Tin Pan South app:
Tin Pan South (https://www.tinpansouth.com/download-app) Official app of the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival March 28-April 1, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee; numerous venues throughout town put the spotlight on the songwriters that create the music we love; nearly 400 songwriters will perform and share the stories behind everyone's favorite hit songs; Tin Pan South is produced by Nashville Songwriters Association International; (iOS 14.0 or later; Android 7.0 and up).
The Piano by Yousician App
This week's app is the Piano by Yousician app:
Piano by Yousician (https://yousician.com) Personal piano tutor for the digital age; learn and play thousands of songs on a real instrument with instant feedback on accuracy and timing as the app listens along; learn at own pace; curriculum designed by expert piano teachers for pianists of all levels from complete beginners to professionals; step-by-step video tutorials guide each lesson; gameplay tracks progress and keeps students motivated to practice and learn; includes over 1,500 missions and exercises with hundreds of videos covering all skills; sight reading for sheet music; music theory; special trainers for each skill; Weekly Challenge where students can compete with friends and other Yousicians worldwide; suited for self-learning or as a supplement to learning with a teacher; played with a real instrument and requires no additional equipment; phone’s microphone listens to playing and app gives feedback; premium subscription available; (iOS 13.0 or later; Android 7.0 and up).
This week's app is the Wisdom of Martin Luther King app:
Wisdom of Martin Luther King (http://www.ubtechglobal.com) Learn the sayings and quotes of Martin Luther King; thought generating sayings and quotes provide a great source of inspiration for song lyrics; does not require a network connection; hear and share inspiring quotes with the touch of a button; make image and quote collages; discover the gift of MLK; (iOS 10.3 or later).
The SAGA Synth App
This week's app is the SAGA Synth app:
SAGA Synth (https://audiokitpro.com/sagasynth/) Retro 16-bit video game sounds synth; use for amazing and expressive pads, sound fx, drums, leads, and more; real 16-bit retro video game power; created from five different vintage hardware YM2616 sound chips; includes over 350+ Presets by MobyPixel, Electronisounds, Red Sky Lullaby, Gavinski, The GarageBand Guide, DJ Puzzle, The Audio Dabbler, Sound of Izrael, Marc Hupkens, AnalogMatthew, Brian Funk, Shazaam the Producer, and more; custom-created sounds made from vintage retro gaming hardware; standalone app and iOS AUv3 Plugin; free-running step sequencer; exclusive sound sources made for the app; stable AudioKit code; 16-bit Synth, Drum, and Sound FX sounds included; over 600+ Mb of sounds compressed to under 150 Mb; audio recording; record sounds then export wav files; no other apps needed; use as an iOS Plug-in in hosts like GarageBand, AUM, Cubasis, Beatmaker 3, and more; use with MIDI keyboard or iOS MIDI host; Ableton link; first of the next generation of AudioKit Pro apps; written from the ground up with a focus on playability and great sound; rock-solid sequencer timing; improved AUv3 support; easy standalone recording; (iOS 14.4 or later).
The Ableton Note App
This week's app is the Ableton Note app:
Ableton Note (https://www.ableton.com) Start new musical ideas with a curated selection of sounds and effects; play beats and melodic parts or sample; continue tracks in Ableton Live; form ideas, experiment with sounds, and find direction; get inspired using a selection of Ableton Live’s drum kits, synths, and melodic instruments; create own sound palette by recording sounds into Note’s sampler instruments using phone’s microphone; use Ableton Cloud to send projects to Live (version 11.2.5 or later) without leaving the app; open project from Live’s browser then keep working; edit MIDI notes; all samples and sounds from Note are exactly the same; begin with a beat: choose from 56 Drum Sampler kits; tap out a beat using the 16-pad grid; quantize beat to fix any loose timing; nudge notes to correct mistakes; add more layers of rhythm; create beat repetitions with Note Repeat; change parameters to shape sound; experiment with effects; start with a melody: choose from 261 synth sounds and 36 Melodic Sampler instruments; play melody or chord progression with either the 25-pad grid or the piano roll; set a key and scale to get instant harmonic results or leave options open; overdub more layers of harmony; change parameters to shape sound; add effects to experiment with sound design; sample environment: create own kits by recording percussive sounds into Note’s Drum Sampler; record tonal sounds to create own Melodic Sampler instruments; manipulate samples by cutting, filtering, or re-pitching them; shape or transform sounds with effects; capture improvisations: play something then tap the Capture button to keep it; play at the tempo that feels comfortable and Note will detect it; Note will recognize the length of the phrase; a loop is created automatically; quantize it, add to it, or change the sound; create variations: Note features a grid-based Session View layout; double loops to create variation within clips; duplicate clips and create different versions of ideas; create eight tracks with up to eight clips on eight scenes; try different layer combinations and song structures; export work in Session View as an audio file to listen and share; (iOS 15.0 or later).
The BBC Sounds App
This week's app is the BBC Sounds app:
The Music - Musica App
This week's app is the Music - Musica app:
Music – Musica App (https://musicmusicallc.com/musica/) Search and listen to millions of songs; advanced video player; playback control: Repeat, Mute, Speed: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x; switch video quality to 240p, 360p, 720p, 1080p; share videos; browse videos by categories; video playback in full screen or small window; Smart Manager; Youtube search with suggestions; browse popular videos; create unlimited playlists and add music in one tap; add videos to playlists without login; subscription length: weekly, monthly, yearly; (iOS 11.0 or later).
This week's app is The Society of Composers and Lyricists app:
The Society of Composers and Lyricists (https://thescl.com/apps/) Mobile app offers SCL members easy access to news, events, seminars, screening interviews, and their membership card; (iOS 11.0 or later; Android 5.1 and up).