MusicTheory 1.0 App for iPad is Now Available in Apple App Store
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – VirtualTek Corporation today announced the release of its MusicTheory 1.0 application for Apple iPad users who have an interest in learning all about the basics of music. Using text, graphics and sound in an easy-to-use format laced with narrative humor, the app teaches users of all ages and musical backgrounds about music concepts and the works of famous composers.
Ideal for everyone from musicians and music students to educational institutions and new hobbyists, MusicTheory includes more than 300 entertaining modules designed to make learning music fun and easy, such as:
Reading Music – This section is devoted to helping users better understand music notation. Users get a comprehensive overview on identifying pitches and notes, key signatures and their components, musical time and time signatures.
The Basics of Music – In this section, users can learn the six fundamental elements of music:
* The Melody section covers components of melody and scales, as well as the rhythmic and harmonic elements of melody
* The Rhythm section covers meter, syncopation and time signatures
* The Harmony section includes types of chords and their progressions, intervals, the four types of triads and seventh chords
* The Timbre section discusses the difference between tones of the same pitch and how sound is produced by sound waves
* The Texture section explains the role of melody and accompaniment to the overall context of a musical piece
* The Form section describes the formal structures composers use when creating music, from binary to sonata to fugue, as well as how the melodic, harmonic and rhythmic elements fit.
Music Dictionary and Sound Library – Users can access hundreds of definitions in the Music Dictionary covering the entire realm of music, or listen to the complete Sound Library of instruments through the ages.
Additional sections include Instruments, the most famous Composers and Musicians, giving users a complete, well-rounded introduction to music and its history. Future releases of MusicTheory will allow users to investigate the history of music and research how it has influenced culture and society over time.
No prior musical training or experience is required to use MusicTheory. The app is available for an introductory price of $3.99 from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore. For additional information, visit http://musictheoryhd.com/.
About VirtualTek Corporation:
VirtualTek Corporation is a leading provider of educational and creational music software for desktop computers and various smartphone devices. To find out more about VirtualTek and the MusicTheory app for the Apple iPad, go to http://musictheoryhd.com.