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Scales are central to music. Intervals are central to scales. Tuning intervals is a complex process that must constantly be refined by the musician. Scale ...

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Scales are central to music. Intervals are central to scales. Tuning intervals is a complex process that must constantly be refined by the musician. Scale Master was designed by professional musicians and educators and developed by experienced software consultants and is a tool providing transparency to intonation deficiencies so that tuning is faster and more accurate. Through the use of "droning" sounds across various intervals, Scale Master provides a means of practicing intonation. Who can use Scale-Master? - Musicians (Professional and Amateur) striving to further perfect their tuning ability - Student Musicians just starting to come to grips with the challenges of Just Intonation within the ensemble - Band, Orchestra and Choral Directors looking for a way to help their ensembles "HEAR" what "In Tune" is - Music Theory, Music Appreciation and General Music teachers wanting to demonstrate scales, intervals, patterns and intonation How it works: Using Equal Tempered tuning, select a root pitch and octave, then select the scale interval above the root pitch and select "Play". The generated droning sound will be a real-time interval based on Just Intonation producing the greatest resonance. There are a total of 780 droning renderings available for the first release. Beyond simple drones, you can also select a scale mode to display. The corresponding intervals will be high-lighted allowing easy, visual recognition of scale patterns. Scales included are: - Chromatic - Major - Natural Minor - Harmonic Minor - Blues - Whole Tone - Major Pentatonic - Minor Pentatonic There is also a scale "Auto-Play" function that will play the droning root and the corresponding scale interval in half notes at quarter=60bpm allowing the musician to work with tuning and harmonizing in real-time. There are a total of 420 scale configurations available for the first release. What Others are Saying: "I think your app will be widely useful, better and more convenient than the typical tuner. It also will be a good companion tool for users of my 'Breakfast' Intonation practice booklet." David Schwartz "This new app looks wonderful to me, Gil!! A great teaching tool not only for trombonists but also for music theory and many more applications for musicians. Great idea!!" Tom Senff - Trombone Professor and Trombonist with Stan Kenton Orchestra "WOW! I like this a great deal. I teach AP Music theory. I think this would be tremendously helpful with drilling intervals." Rob Optiz - High School Band Director "When my students use this, they seem to adjust automatically in the correct direction." Private Trombone Instructor


Technical specifications

Version: 1.8

Size: 440.97 KB


Price: $ 0.98

Developed by Gil Estes

Day of release: 2012-02-20

Recommended age: 4+

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