Today's app is the Music Theory by Gregg Fine app:
Music Theory by Gregg Fine (www.macprovideo.com/about/trainers/greggfine) Apps and videos include the following: Music Theory 101 – Melody: learn the theory and art of melody writing; Music Theory 102 – Harmony Chords: learn the theory behind creating chords; Music Theory 103 – Rhythm: explores the nature of rhythm in music; Music Theory 104 – Song Form: understanding song form is essential to songwriting; Music Theory 105 – Basslines: break down bass lines and learn how to create grooves; Music Theory 106 – Building Chord Progressions: thirty-tutorial course on how to create chord progressions; (iOS 4.2 or later).
More Music Theory apps this week!
Music Resources (http://rondostudios.com/musicresources.html) Over 200 music educational documents for the classroom and studio; includes blank notation and tab paper, flashcards, worksheets, chord charts, instrument diagrams, games and puzzles, reference materials, instrument exercises, sheet music, and practice exams; Universal app; all content has been created in the standard Portable Document Format (PDF) and optimized for printing on A4 sheets of paper; ready to use with Air Print; send handouts as Email attachments to students and fellow teachers; open documents within other supported apps on device for viewing and editing; make requests for new content; no Internet connection is required; (iOS 7.0 or later).
Today's app is the Music Learning Lab app:
Music Learning Lab (http://www.musiclearninglabapp.com) Covers key skills that serve as a foundation for music learning; in the Learn area, user learns new musical skills that provide an essential foundation for music education; completing lessons unlocks new instruments and backing bands to use in the Create area; use new skills to create musical pieces and see them performed by animated characters; choose pitches, change instruments, add longer melodies and more complex rhythms, and choose a backing band to play along; more instruments can be earned; in the Play area, user practices skills learned in the lessons with three mini-games; completing the games unlocks more instruments and backing bands; see what a learner has accomplished in the Trophies area; see trophies that represent everything a learner has achieved and watch animations that demonstrate accomplishments; explore the app to earn all fifteen instruments, nine backing bands, and thirty-two trophies; no ads; (iOS 5.0 or later).
Today's app is the Glossary of Music app:
Glossary of Music (Wan Fong Lam) Contains over 5000 music-related terms and jargon; for musician as well as students who are studying music and those who want to learn more about the history and theory of music; (iOS 3.0 or later).
Today's app is the Echometry app:
Echometry (http://echometry.com/content/ipad-iphone-app) Teaching system that shows how simple the different chords, scales, and modes are on the Echometric wheel; sound cell is made up of twelve consecutive sounds usually referred to as an octave or chromatic scale; ear training and music writing tool, including both a-b-c and do-re-mi teaching systems in all seven octaves; signature wheel for all the Greek modes; instructional tool that simplifies learning music by utilizing colors and patterns arranged in a circle with twelve dots, one for each note; student has an immediate visual connection with the notes in a scale while at the same time seeing that scale harmonized with a set of color-coded dots to show which chords should be major, minor, diminished, or augmented in any given key; (iOS 4.3 or later).
Today's app is the ClefTutor app:
ClefTutor (http://www.cleftutor.com) Learn how to read music, identify music notes, memorize every key signature, and study music theory; developed by a music teacher veteran; interactive quiz game; practice sight reading; for all musical instruments including piano, keyboard, guitar, bass, violin, viola, cello, flute, etc.; for all levels of musicians; music note reading app includes Treble, Bass, Alto, and Tenor clefs; supports note names, movable and fixed solfège, and scale degrees; improves musical memory, speed, and accuracy; memorize the notes on the staff in all keys and common clefs; multiple quiz levels; answer with buttons, a one-octave keyboard, or an eighty-eight key piano; random clefs and key signatures; master the ledger lines; custom ledger line settings; custom options let user choose any combination of clefs, note ranges, and more; save settings and statistics for up to four users; track practice time and progress with statistics; for phones and tablets; works with Adobe Air; (Android 2.2 and up).
Today's app is the Circle Theory app:
Circle Theory (http://www.artsiness.com/Artsiness/Circle_Theory.html) Tool to assist seeing the relationship between notes; key signatures for major and minor scales; assists in transposing; guide to note intervals per musical mode; VGA adapter can be used to view the circle on an external screen or projector; tap or drag on the outer ring to change the tonic note and key signature; double-tap the outer ring to cycle through the inner ring displays; double-tap the center of the circle to cycle through the clefs; when the inner ring is displaying a musical mode, drag the inner ring to select a new mode; when the inner ring is displaying the transposition assistant, drag the inner ring to select a new starting note; (iOS 7.0 or later).
Today's app is the Circle of 5ths Master HD app:
Circle of 5ths Master HD (http://eunjae7.wordpress.com/apps/) App unlocks complete enharmonic key signatures that help give an understanding of the circle of fifths and other related issues; works well with the other two versions of Circle of 5ths with multitasking between the three apps; explore and discover hidden musical keys; series is a comprehensive library for all musicians, composers, music teachers, lecturers, professors, students at all levels and music enthusiasts; includes various musical components such as key signatures, intervals, scales, triads, and more; designed to help develop aural perception including relative pitch and perfect/absolute pitch; use as a reference as well as a study and teaching guide for training of the ear; learn, develop, and maintain musical knowledge and sharpen the ear; (iOS 7.0 or later).
More Music Theory apps this week!
4 Music Rooms (http://t-c.gr) Educational music theory knowledge and entertainment game; in the four rooms of the house the user can access the four families of musical instruments: Strings, Woodwinds, Percussion, and Brass; (iOS 5.0 or later).
Today's app is the Violin Tuner Simple app:
Violin Tuner Simple (http://www.tuneinstrument.com/products/tuners/violin-tuner-simple.html) App is a simple violin tuner for a standard violin in GDAE tuning; (iOS 4.3 or later).