The OnSong App
Today's app is the OnSong app:
OnSong (http://onsongapp.com) Manage large collections of chord charts and lyrics sheets for band or worship team; pull and reorder lists and flip from one song to the next; transpose chords; built for live performance musicians; import songs directly from online sources such as Dropbox or add own songs with built-in editor; type the song and surround chords in square brackets inline with lyrics; automatically detects sections and titles; import existing songs using iTunes File Sharing or Dropbox; supports PDF, Word, Pages, JPG, PNG, TIFF, ChordPro, and text file formats; listen to songs playing directly from iTunes music library; play metronome or get music from iTunes with one tap; simple song and chord entry; import, export, and synchronize with Dropbox and others; pull and change songs for set lists; flip or tap through all the songs in a set; transpose and capo with the brush of a finger; highlight or bold chords for visibility; change font size and style; keep track of past sets and archive; import songs from online sources; share wirelessly over Bluetooth; send list via Email; print set wirelessly to AirPrint printer; works with many foot pedals such as the AirTurn BT-105, Griffin Stompbox, and iRig Blueboard; project lyrics or use a stage monitor with VGA, HDMI, or AirPlay video support; (iOS 4.3 or later).
The Old Music App
Today's app is the Old Music app:
Old Music (http://www.ambroise-charron.com/en/ipad-apps.html) Old forms of musical notation; groups neumes, including their names, their old notations, their square notations, and their modern equivalents; Byzantine notation including note names and definitions; Mensural notation including notes, ligatures, mensurals signs, keys, and symbols; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The Notion App
Today's app is the Notion app:
Notion (http://www.notionmusic.com/) Notation editor and playback tool for iPad; easy-to-use music creation tool; composition app to compose, edit, and playback scores using real audio samples performed by The London Symphony Orchestra recorded at Abbey Road Studios; user-friendly interface and simple interactive piano keyboard, fretboard, and drum pad; includes popular instruments such as guitar, bass, and more; use the score setup tool or open Notion and Progression iPad files as well as import MusicXML, Guitar Pro, and MIDI files; alter score and playback using articulations, expressions, and dynamics; full-featured multi-track mixer with effects; share work with anyone by sending a Notion file to view, hear, and edit; other options include sending MIDI or MusicXML files, or Emailing a PDF file that can be viewed and printed; enter, edit, and playback notation, tab, or both; includes piano, keyboards, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and electric bass; MIDI step-time entry with MIDI device; record real-time MIDI input into score; with Audition Mode can use the on-screen virtual instruments to hear sounds before entering them into score; clean and intuitive user interface; support for Retina display; interactive piano keyboard, twenty-four fret guitar fretboard, and drum pad; quick and simple selection palette; distortion and reverb effects; full audio mixer; full range of orchestral functions and articulations including staccato, flutter tongues, trills, vibrato, and more; full range of guitar functions and articulations including bends, vibrato, slides, hammer on, pull off, mutes, whammy bar techniques, bass slap, harmonics, and more; drag and drop cursor option; switch instruments; transposition; insert text, rehearsal marks, or lyrics; chord symbols and diagrams; rhythm slashes and swing; continuous and page view; “Undo” and “Redo” functions; chord and melody modes; delete and erase capabilities; enter and edit title and composer information; file sharing; save as an audio file; import .notion, MIDI, MusicXML, or GuitarPro 3-5 files; Email .notion, PDF, MusicXML, .WAV, AAC, or MIDI files; search for tabs, MIDI, or MusicXML from within the app; import from Dropbox; add more instruments and gear; Help files; (iOS 5.1 or later).
The NotateMe App
Still more Sheet Music Notation and Sheet Music Reader Apps this week!
NotateMe (http://neuratron.com/notateme.html) Music composition and notation software featuring handwritten music recognition; quickly and accurately enter music notation with finger or stylus; simple, intuitive interface; similar to writing with pen and paper; instant playback and editing; score suitable for printing and publishing; for learning or teaching music notation; Email PDF, MusicXML, and MIDI files of scores to friends or other musicians; open in other apps and desktop notation packages; automatically sync scores to Dropbox to edit on phone; write music for solo instruments including voice and piano or ensembles from string quartets and choirs to full orchestral scores; includes support for transposing instruments; recognizes a wide range of music symbols, including notes with solid, open, and slanted noteheads, flags, beams, ledger lines, multiple voices per staff, chords, rests, accidentals including natural, sharp, double sharp, and flat, articulation marks, augmentation dots, ties, slurs, hairpins, clef changes, and key signatures; barlines, clefs, time signatures, and tuplets are added automatically; add chord-symbols, dynamics, and lyrics to score; write comments or ideas in “red pen”; printed score updates automatically; (iOS 6.0 or later; Android 4.0.3 and up).
The MusicReader App
Today's app is the MusicReader app:
MusicReader (http://www.musicreader.net/) Digital music stand app for the iPad; manage and use sheet music; PDF support; all settings and annotations are stored in the PDF; view PDF sheet music; library to catalogue files; playlist support for rehearsals and performances; make annotations in the PDFs using multiple colors and line widths; standard symbols and support for redo/undo; display and turn pages in multiple ways; zoom into the sheet music; easy download of PDF files from websites; support for foot pedals to turn pages; use metronome, tuner, music player, and sound recorder; display sheet music on external screen; Dropbox synchronization; Bluetooth file transfer; (iOS 5.1 or later).
The Musicnotes App
Today's app is the Musicnotes app:
Musicnotes (http://www.musicnotes.com/ipad/) Portable sheet music library; access to sheet music scans and PDFs as well as Musicnotes.com library of sheet music; built-in mark-up tools to draw, highlight, and type on sheet music; customizable set lists and folders management system; import own PDF sheet music collection with the “My Personal Library” add-on; link to Musicnotes.com account to import compatible sheet music files; high resolution; professional arrangements and engravings; transpose the key of Musicnotes sheet music; easy page turns by swiping finger to flip pages; jump to any page; zoom in on notation; options for different paper types; options for different page change methods including swipe or tap; supports the AirTurn BT-105 hands-free Bluetooth page-turner pedal; Conductor Mode: turn pages remotely and send markup notes to multiple iOS Devices over WiFi or Bluetooth; (iOS 4.3 or later).
Today's apps are the Musical Notation iPhone Apps by Ambroise Charron Multimedia:
Musical Notation iPhone Apps by Ambroise Charron Multimedia (http://www.iphone-ipad-iapp.com/iphone.html) Neumes: App that shows the neumes with their names, old notations, square notations, messine notation, beneventan notation, aquitanian notation, and modern equivalents; Psaltis: App that shows the neumes of Orthodox Byzantine music, including note names and definitions; Mensural: App that shows the mensural notation system including notes, ligatures, mensurals signs, keys, and symbols; Maqam: App that shows the maqam notation system (ajnas and maqam); Raga: App that shows the main ragas in Western musical notation; all apps are Retina display compatible; (iOS, varies by app).
The Learn to Write Music App
Today's app is the Learn to Write Music app:
Learn to Write Music (http://www.iphone-ipad-iapp.com/ipad.html) Draw with finger or stylus the main signs of musical notation; blank scores for class work; (iOS 7.0 or later).
The iWriteMusic App
Today's app is the iWriteMusic app:
iWriteMusic (http://iWriteMusicApp.com/) Full-scale music notation editor; prepare sheet music for rehearsals, music lessons, home assignments, and more; practical and intuitive user interface; supports most major music notation elements; options to adjust page layout; creates parts by using hide track feature; easy transpose and partial transpose; printouts directly via AirPrint; exports PDF or JPG via Email; exports Standard MIDI file via Email; exports/imports iWriteMusic files via Email; multi-voice writing for up to four voices; track groupings; multi-bar rests; octave clefs; loop and swing options for playback; Touch+Hold to move note head; Quick Help; (iOS 7.0 or later).
The iComposer App
Today's app is the iComposer app:
iComposer (http://icomposer.appstor.io/) Music notation tool for sheet music reading and editing; read, create, or share sheet music; more than eighty music elements such as notes, rest, tie, slur, dot, beam, triplet or tuplet, clefs, time signatures, key signatures, dynamics, lyrics, and many other symbols; multi-staves, multi-parts, and multi-voices for real music scores; export and import MusicXML files via Email or support website; play back with 130+ instrument sounds; record humming and transcribe the melody to musical notations; easy and precise music input method for finger touching; (iOS 3.0 or later).