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Play the Piano and Write Songs on Your iPhone

Frontier Design Group released Thursday PianoStudio 1.0, a new music composition and performance app for the iPhone and iPod touch.

The app features three built-in piano sounds, and allows users to compose and perform songs. PianoStudio offers mobile musicians a substantial set of tools for creating songs, including a built-in Chord Selector and a Phrase Editor.

By placing individual notes, entire chords, and complete musical phrases onto a set of buttons that can be ordered and played, users can write and perform real piano music with chord progressions, "two-handed" patterns, and melodies in Allegro.

PianoStudio also features:

  • 9 built-in demo songs
  • Built-in Recorder with overdubbing, variable tempo, metronome, and undo/redo
  • Tilt-controlled volume and sustain pedal
  • Built-in chord library with over 10,000 chords
  • 5 banks of buttons per song
  • 9 available button layout styles with between 8 and 40 buttons, plus keyboard-and-buttons style

PianoStudio is available in the App Store for US$6.99.



PianoStudio 1.0 Opening Screen

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Janet said:

Nice post. Good information for piano lovers. I would like to thank you for sharing this.

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