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#2280384 - 05/24/14 03:12 AM ipad app's
Phil Greenough Offline
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Registered: 02/03/14
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Loc: Liverpool
Hello all

I've just bought an ipad air, are there are any good app's that members know of, that would be helpful for a beginner three months into his journey? I know my teacher can get sheet music on his; he gave me the name of it but I have forgotten it.

Cheers

Phil

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#2280423 - 05/24/14 07:29 AM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
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Registered: 03/25/14
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I believe the popular ipad app for sheetmusic is called forscore
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#2280443 - 05/24/14 09:30 AM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
Providence Offline
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Hi Phil,
I like the PianoNotesPro app for practicing reading music. I have Forscore also and it's very good for sheet music. There are third party pedals available which you can use to turn pages on the fly such as "http://airturn.com". Best of luck

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#2280621 - 05/24/14 07:05 PM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
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This one works with the huge library of free scores on imslp.org
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/iclassicalscores/id495843728

If you want a page turn pedal, try one with a USB cord, they are a fraction of the price of Airturn (wireless) and they are fine unless you need your ipad and your feet to be more than 6ft apart smile
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#2280732 - 05/25/14 05:25 AM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
Phil Greenough Offline
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Thanks for your suggestions guys.

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#2283649 - 05/31/14 07:27 AM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
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Registered: 04/13/07
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Did you know that recording music by iPad is very good. Recorded many pianoplaying and churchorgan.....when I play the recordings on my Denon-set....it sounds perfect.....

For example this recording.....

Georg Böhm: Partitas

Just simple on iPad2......

Best regards,
Johan B



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#2285616 - 06/04/14 10:21 AM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
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u didn't state if you wanted sheet music or fake book music... i haven't learned to read music well yet and i play pop/rock so i use Songbook.
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#2285723 - 06/04/14 01:58 PM Re: ipad app's [Re: Phil Greenough]
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Thanks for the suggestions, Johan and Maark.

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