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Touch Pianist - Tap in Rhythm and Perform Your Favourite Music

By EarSlap

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Description

Tap on the screen and magically perform beautiful music!

Touch Pianist is a musical toy / instrument that allows the user to perform hard-to-play classical piano music favorites (from composers like Beethoven, Mozart, Bach, Satie, Debussy to name a few) just by tapping the rhythm of the piece's particular sound events on a computer keyboard or a touch screen.

It also provides live visualisation of the pieces that are being performed. There is no score keeping, the user is free to perform the music in any way they wish. The premise is that it is really fun to perform a piece you know well, exactly like you feel it with so little effort.

Touch Pianist has CoreMIDI support so you can use your favorite piano / sound plug-in in your computer as a sound source if you wish.

Some of the highlights from the included pieces:

Debussy - Clair de Lune
Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata (All movements)
Erik Satie - Gymnopédies (1, 2 and 3)
Chopin - Most popular pieces, and all 24 preludes
Bach - Well Tempered Klavier Book 1 (All preludes and fugues)
Beethoven - Pathetique Sonata (All movements)

Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Brahms, Schumann and many, many more! Playing them is extremely fun, and no prior musical skill is needed. Give it a try and you'll see.

What's New in Version 1.3

New music packs:

Bach - Goldberg Variations
Schumann - Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood)

Overall performance and stability improvements.

Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

More songs please

This app is so much fun and thanks to the discount on getting rid of ads it's even more fun. But I would like to see more songs added from composers such as Scott Joplin and Yurima and maybe Michael Ortega. Perhaps even songs from movies, tv shows, video games, and anime. This app is fun so please continue to update it.

The ads are awful!

I don't mind ads on a free app, but these ads are awful. Every time you go back to the main menu you get an ad and every ad has video. And since you have the sound turned up to hear the app the video is really loud. My choices are buy a song or delete the app. It really feels like bait and switch to have to pay to get rid of an unpleasant experience.

Too expensive

I would pay for every song if it costed less than twelve dollars. 5 bucks and I would definitely buy the every pack option, but I'm not spending any money on this app otherwise.
Also, there need to be more options, like a way to stop the volume from changing based on where you tap on the screen, and an option to turn sustain always on or off.
Also, add Chopin's Fantaisie Impromptu and Beethoven's Fur Elise.

Touch Pianist - Tap in Rhythm and Perform Your Favourite Music
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 40.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Unlock Everything$11.99
  2. Debussy Music Pack No. 1$0.99
  3. Chopin Music Pack No. 1$0.99
  4. Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata$0.99
  5. Bach Music Pack No. 1$0.99
  6. Rachmaninoff Music Pack No. 1$0.99
  7. Beethoven - Pathetique Sonata$0.99
  8. Satie - Gymnopédies$0.99
  9. Mozart Music Pack No. 1$0.99
  10. Chopin Music Pack No. 2$0.99