The Maestro Touch Free App
Today's app is the Maestro Touch Free app:
Maestro Touch Free (http://www.maestrotouch.com) Digital instrument designed for touchscreen interfaces; designed for novice, intermediate, and expert musicians; create masterpieces regardless of musical background; interface maps directly to many of the underlying concepts of music theory; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The Konkreet Performer App
Today's app is the Konkreet Performer app:
Konkreet Performer (http://konkreetlabs.com/overview/) App uses a shape that is a visual representation of the sound; user can sculpt using multi-touch and gestures; new method of musical expression; Virtual MIDI port; Apple Core MIDI compliant; (iOS 5.1 or later).
The HyperTunes App
Today's app is the HyperTunes app:
HyperTunes (http://hypertunes.net) Modular MIDI arranging for iOS; collect and organize musical patterns, song fragments, and songs within the app; compose and arrange music in terms of musical structure, such as verse-chorus-bridge song form; import MIDI files via iTunes File Sharing; record MIDI from other apps via Virtual MIDI or from other devices via Network MIDI; project browsing and auditioning; browse to any instrument part or song section in any project; pair wise auditioning; hear how any two parts sound together or in sequence; Playlist feature; audition parts, part combinations, or sections playlist style; play back one song with the structure of a different song; edit song structure; insert, move, or remove entire sections in one step; set song form; pick a form from the menu and apply to any song in one step; split songs into sections; break up an imported song into sections; one-touch playback of entire song, individual sections, or any instrument part of a section; export MIDI files via iTunes File Sharing or Email, then import into desktop studio; includes a set of basic patterns for drums, bass, and guitar; import own MIDI files or third party MIDI libraries; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The GlowTunes App
Today's app is the GlowTunes app:
GlowTunes (http://www.apphappystudios.com/apps) Combines light and sound to create works of art; select the instrument and draw anything by turning on and off light pixels; press Play and watch as drawing comes to life and creates a melody; twelve instruments to choose from; four included with initial purchase including Piano and Music Box; turn on Rainbow Mode to draw with rainbow patterns; play speed controls; educational and entertainment value; HD graphics for Retina display; Universal app; (iOS 4.3 or later; Android 2.2 and up).
The Gestrument App
This week we will continue with apps for composers and arrangers!
Gestrument (http://www.gestrument.com) Improvise or compose within scales and rhythms; use parameters like pulse density, scale morphing, rhythm randomness, or pitch fluctuation; use the tutorials or define own settings to fit musical style; play up to eight instruments at once all with different individual settings; supports AudioCopy and General Pasteboard; Audiobus supported input; Apple Core MIDI compliant; MIDI Clock Sync; Virtual MIDI port; (iOS 5.1 or later).
The Dingsaller App
Today's app is the Dingsaller app:
Dingsaller (http://timbolstad.com/dingsaller/) Workspace for creating algorithmic compositions; patch together a complex graph of music generating nodes, synths, and effects; synths and sampler instruments; digital effects; pattern sequencer; random note generators; touch and tilt controllers; MIDI input and output; recording; Audio Copy/Paste; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The ComposerBase App
Today's app is the ComposerBase app:
ComposerBase (http://www.composerbase.com) View, print, Email, and record music scores; showcase compositions; buy music collections to build-up library; easy page turns with one swipe to flip pages; record, save, and share audio files; page slider to jump to any page; files are backed-up in the Cloud; record practice sessions; music collections available: Albéniz, Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Czerny, Debussy, Grieg, Joplin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Schubert, Schumann, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, and Verdi; (iOS 5.1 or later).
The Composer App
Today's app is the Composer app:
Composer (http://www.ifomia.com/apps/composer/index.html) Compose music and Email the music notation sheet and the generated sound file to anyone; edit the music score using fingers; change key signature, tempo, meter, and edit the title and other information for the music score sheet; in full version, user can have multiple tracks for one song with different meters, tempo, or key signatures and add lyrics; rhythms, chords, and tuplets are also supported; save the current track and edit at later time; (iOS 5.0 or later).
The Componendo Music Arranger App
Today's app is the Componendo Music Arranger app:
Componendo Music Arranger (http://www.componendo.eu/project/home.html) Music app in arranger style; includes piano and sax to play melodies and keyboard and bass for the accompaniment; twenty-five drum loops for the rhythm; accompaniment chords are laid out on a grid; not a sequencer; by pressing a few buttons can create an accompaniment; will recommend chords to use while making up turnarounds; designed to play live; (iOS 4.3 or later).
The Bloom HD App
Today's app is the Bloom HD app:
Bloom HD (http://www.generativemusic.com/bloom.html) Part instrument, part composition, and part artwork; innovative controls allow user to create elaborate patterns and unique melodies by tapping the screen; generative music player takes over when app is left idle, creating an infinite selection of compositions and their accompanying visualizations; preserves the sounds and features of the original version, but adds a new interface that allows the user to immerse themselves in the full screen experience or to continue playing on a smaller area while adjusting the controls; Classic, Infinite, and Freestyle modes; twelve different mood settings; three sounds; random mood shuffle; adjustable delay; evolve when idle; Sleep Timer; recommended use with headphones or external speakers; (iOS 4.3 or later).