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2014-08-05 00:20:56

TOKYO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced on August 5 that it has released a new version of Chordana Viewer, an iOS app that displays the chord progressions of songs to help users create chord charts. Chordana Viewer Version 2.0 also allows users to edit, print and exchange chord charts via email, This new version is available at the Apple App Store effective August 5. (Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201408042716/) In addition, Chordana...

2014-08-04 12:36:42

University Research Cites Technology as New Paradigm in Music Instruction RENO, Nev., August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optek Music Systems, Inc., makers of the ground-breaking Fretlight Guitar and Fretlight Learning System, announced today that a published review of independent research has confirmed what the company and its loyal fans have been saying for years - the Fretlight system speeds learning, enhances retention and builds confidence in guitar players better and faster than...

2014-07-29 23:13:28

KiiiZ is a game that allows everyone to learn to read musical notes by the means of an arcade gameplay. Musical notes reading is known to be hard and difficult, KiiiZ makes it easy and fun. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Joranne Reysz, an independent game developer, today is pleased to announce the release of KiiiZ : Tiny Music Robots, available now for iOS. KiiiZ is a game that allows everyone to learn or revise how to read musical notes in several clefs by the means of an arcade...

2014-07-29 08:28:53

Groundbreaking Interactive Tools Enhance Lessons, Improve Practice and Engage Students RAMAT GAN, Israel, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piano practice has entered the 21(st) century with Tonara Wolfie for Piano, a new iPad-based music education app offering interactive tools and dynamic scores that enhance the interchange between student and teacher during and between lessons. These industry-first tools - including a score-tracking cursor, digital score playback, teacher and student...

2013-10-24 23:30:03

Wallander Instruments lets composers hear how their compositions sound at any point during writing, without costly or time consuming rehearsals. Professionals can save valuable time, and hobbyists can hear their music performed in a fuller, more real sounding way than ever before possible. Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 This quarter, Wallander Instruments proudly unveiled NotePerformer (http://www.noteperformer.com/), a technology that turns a written musical score into...

2013-07-25 23:28:11

Norton Publishers to Offer an Interactive Version of Musician’s Guide to Fundamentals Leveraging Noteflight’s Web-based Notation Software Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Noteflight LLC announced today that textbook publisher W.W. Norton will offer an online version of Musician’s Guide to Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, by Clendinning, Marvin and Philips. College music students will be able access the exercises of Musician’s Guide to Fundamentals from within Noteflight’s website...

2013-05-31 23:01:50

Jell Business Services is a new company in San Antonio, Texas that is offering engraving services and sourcing of plates and tags to businesses and government agencies. Jell's innovative engraving service offers companies a fast, efficient and cost effective way to mark plates and tags with variable information. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Jell Business Services is a new company founded by Bill Gayton, who has over 20 years of experience in the name plate industry. Having run a...

2013-05-21 23:14:56

LMuse Limited Completes Series of Apps for Learning How to Read Music London, UK (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 LMuse Limited, the London based company, has now completed its series of music education apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Kindle Fire. The apps have been designed in a friendly game format suitable for all ages 6 and above. As a player progresses through the levels, they feel as though they're playing a game, but are also picking up valuable music theory and sight-reading skills along the...

Practice May Not Make Perfect
2013-05-21 17:05:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Is “practice makes perfect” an age-old adage to live by or just thinking inside-the-box? According to University of Michigan associate professor Zachary Hambrick, endless hours spent trying to perfect a skill could be a waste of time. In a new study published in the journal Intelligence, Hambrick and a team of American researchers suggest that “deliberate practice is not sufficient to explain individual...

2013-04-04 15:17:47

Professor of neurology, physician, and author Oliver Sacks M.D. has outlined case studies of hallucinations of musical notation, and commented on the neural basis of such hallucinations, in a new paper for the neurology journal Brain. In this paper, Dr Sacks is building on work done by Dominic ffytche et al in 2000 [i], which delineates more than a dozen types of hallucinations, particularly in relation to people with Charles Bonnet syndrome (a condition that causes patients with visual...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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