Yonac's excellent Magellan synth is now 50% off! I was surprised to discover it came out a year ago this month!
Developer Peter Tran let me know about his music notation app Score Creator, which has recently been updated with support for "Open In..." Now you can compose your music and then open the resulting MIDI file in other apps that support them!
Score Creator for iPad iTunes Description:
Score Creator is a music composing application that is specially designed for mobile platform. It's a simple but powerful tool that fulfills your needs of writing music on the go.
The app provides a very new and handy interface that allows you to input notes and chords quickly. With a virtual "note keyboard" and "chord board" that help you with most of music notation stuff, you can write the whole song as simply as you're typing text on the text keyboard.
- Write music notation. The app supports both treble and bass clef, with a wide range of notes and music symbols: note duration, time signature, key signature, slurs, ties, ...
- Write lyrics.
- Write chord symbols.
- Support to create sheet music for multiple tracks with different instruments: piano, guitar, violin, ...
- Playback sound for each instrument.
- Transpose songs into any key.
- Import songs from MIDI files.
- Export songs to MIDI or MusicXML files. You can then copy the exported files to your computer through iTunes File Sharing and continue editing the songs using professional music composing applications like Finale, Sibelius, Encore, MuseScore, ... Or you can send the files via email.
- Send exported MIDI files to other apps ("Open in").
- Open MIDI files from within other apps.
- Editing assistant features: multiple selecting notes, copy & paste, undo & redo, ...
Expanding on the Sunsine Audio factory Nave soundest this pack contains leads, keys, basses, pads and more. Every patch has routings for the Modulation Wheel, the main XY Pad, as well as XY assignments for the blade-style keys.
- 11 Leads
- 20 Keys
- 19 Pads
- 18 Basses
- 5 Vocal
- 27 Arps
- 5 Percussive
- 5 Drums
- 11 Atmospheres
- 2 Noises
- 5 FX
Reader efectism is up to some interesting, vaguely Asian sounding, plucking on Pearl Guitar!
I use Loopy for rec the sounds from Pearl Guitar via Audiobus i use also ThumbJam and Buddha Machine music apps.
In memory of Ali Farka Touré