Star Trek™ Vulcan Harp
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Fans of Star Trek™ can now play Mr. Spock’s Vulcan harp on their iPad! Replicating the alien instrument from the classic Star Trek™ series, the app is fully functional and features multi‐level sounds, cool effects, and the iconic design of the original harp. Use the sleekly styled controls to compose spacey music or play fascinating songs.
Whether you're a Trek fan, musician, or just interested in playing a unique instrument, the app's richly detailed appearance and wide‐ranging musical abilities make for an instrument unlike any other!
• 15 vibrating strings – each identified, making it easy to play songs
• Distinct pluck dynamic where the sound occurs on release of a touch similar to a harp
• 5 instrument sounds from futuristic to the classic harp
• Large 6-and-a-half octave range in 5 octave banks
• Custom multi-level distortion and reverberation controls give you a wide range to experiment with
• Ability to select pentatonic scale (five notes per octave)
• One button background arpeggio (sequence chords)
• Rich, inlaid wood detail appearance on the harp and moving starfield background
• SoundCloud recording to share your creations
• Concise tutorial to locate controls
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Vulcan Harp Background:
The Vulcan harp is also called a Vulcan lyre, lute, lyrette, and lytherette.
The Vulcan harp is played in four episodes in Star Trek™: The Original Series: "Charlie X", "Amok Time", "The Way to Eden" and "The Conscience of the King".
Spock and Uhura both play the Vulcan harp. Tuvok owns one in Star Trek: Voyager™, Melian owns one in Star Trek: The Next Generation™, and (mirror universe) Kira Nerys owns one in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine™.
Spock plays "Row-Row-Row Your Boat" on the Vulcan harp in the film "Star Trek: The Final Frontier™”.
A small number of users have experienced issues with the app not outputting audio. If this occurs please send us a message via the in-app support, or email and we will help you resolve the issue.
The Star Trek™ Vulcan Harp app is licensed by CBS Interactive, Inc.
App created by Shiverware Interactive Software Developments, Inc.
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TM & © 2013 CBS Studios Inc. Star Trek and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Great app. Even better with tweaks
This is a really fun little app. There is a decent amount of control to vary the sound. The pentatonic scales make it non musician proof though a chromatic option that could be turned on or off could make it even better. Also, as others have mentioned, the ability to save as mp3 or similar file would be very nice. I too agree that a way to pipe the sound out could make this a viable instrument for a performance. All in all, an excellent app with great nostalgia and geek cred!
Simple and easy to play. As a Trekkie from way back (original series) I was delighted to have the chance to play the Vulcan Harp. I just downloaded it and got right into it. I have not tried to do anything fancy with it but am pleased with it as it is so far. I also like the fact that you can cradle it in your arm and strum while using the heel of your thumb for the cord effect. Live Long and Prosper!
I love the application, love it. I do say though that it needs the ability to save the recording to the standard mp4 pr mp3 format that can be easily put into our iTunes as our personal music.
Really there is nothing more to say, other than what I mentioned, which I would hope to be implemented.
4 star because it is missing the direct to ipad save feature.
- Category: Entertainment
- Released: Dec 05, 2013
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 37.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Shiverware Interactive Software Developments Inc.
- © 2013 CBS Interactive Inc., Shiverware Interactive Software Developments Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.