A gentle, Ever-Changing Musical And Visual Patterns,
and ultra-simple interaction make this app a sure winner.
Spangled explores the complex visual and musical structures which emerge from simple independent syncopated rhythms.
Children and Toddlers love it,
and the abstract colors are gentle on the eyes,
while the simple notes of a real, finely-crafted Ukulele are easy on grown-up ears.
Simply touching anywhere on the screen rotates the beautiful pattern
and plucks the 'strings' of the instrument.
Turned one direction, the concentric wheels play the four notes of a Major Chord, and when turned the other way they play a related Minor Chord. The individual notes of each chord are timed independently to produce an ever-changing but always-pleasing rhythm.
High-quality acoustic samples of individual strings of a Hawaiian Ukulele are used, with 5-note polyphony for smooth, easy listening.
* ultra-simple interaction, fun for toddlers.
* high-performance OpenGL rendering in native iOS code.
* 8 chords in 4 pairs:
- C / G Minor
- F / C Minor
- D / A Minor
- G / D Minor
* carefully tuned to never be annoying !
* portrait and landscape modes.
* video out. (on iPad, iPhone 5, etc)
If you enjoy Spangled, please take a moment to use the new "Rate It" button in the settings page ! It really helps us!
Version 2.0 is a major update from the initial release,
bringing the dimension of Music to spangled !
Ratings and Reviews
I love this application, but think i liked the last version better than this one. Not sure i like the white added to the colors. To me the white distracts from the beautiful colors. I do not remember the older version to have the white coming into play each time a note is played and spinning around with the other colors. I like the fact that we can add music now or have it turned off. Sometimes i just want to enjoy the beauty of the designs playing out by themselves and just found out that the white is gone when you turn the music off. Great, because, we can play it either way, just by turning the music on or off! Mesmerizing, and I appreciate having this app. Thank you so much.
Kept me and my 2 yr old nephew busy for over an hour.
The patterns are beautiful,hypnotic. They are mathematical yet they seem, somehow at times, to be alive. Unfortunately, I was unable to control the volume of the music.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.