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9040798 Inflatable electronic drum set  
An inflatable electronic drum set includes an inflatable bladder, which when inflated, forms a three-dimensional outer configuration of a combination of a drum set and including multiple...
9024165 Inverted keyboard instrument and method of playing the same  
An electronic keyboard instrument is provided and methods of playing and assembling the same. The instrument comprises a controller for enabling activation of electronic signals having audible,...
9012753 Music instruction apparatus  
A music instruction apparatus includes a string adapted to be wound into a tuning peg of a string instrument, a tension indicator disposed on the string proximate to an end of the string, the...
8987572 System and method for teaching and testing musical pitch  
A system and method for teaching a user to discriminate and match musical pitch is disclosed. A pitch module generates a first melodic sequence for a user. The pitch module generates at least two...
8981197 Circular computer interface  
The circular computer interface is a keypad, keyboard or the like, allowing the user to easily actuate, or type with, all keys using only a single hand. The circular computer interface includes a...
8957296 Chord training and assessment systems  
The invention relates to systems, methods, and apparatus for assessing a musical performance of a chord, a chord series, or a chord progression. The performance can include a user's performance of...
8935444 Remote control method of external devices  
A method of controlling a plurality of external devices is performed on a computer which is set up with a plurality of remote control processes corresponding to the plurality of the external...
8907193 Instrument game system and method  
A game system and method that uses an instrument as an input encourages a user to play along with the game's soundtrack on an instrument (e.g. guitar, bass, etc.). The game cues the player to play...
8895829 Music playing movement display device, method and recording medium  
A music playing movement display device includes CPU displaying a music playing movement image on a display unit based on music playing information, movement information, and structural data...
8889976 Musical score position estimating device, musical score position estimating method, and musical score position estimating robot  
A musical score position estimating device includes an audio signal acquiring unit, a musical score information acquiring unit acquiring musical score information corresponding to an audio signal...
8878042 Stringed instrument practice device and system  
The present invention extends to practice devices and systems for practicing to play stringed instruments. An electronic stringed instrument practice device can be configured to perform one or...
8859872 Method for giving feedback on a musical performance  
A method is presented that allows feedback to be given on a musical performance without restrictions on the performance in terms of quality of intonation, tempo, or specific note order. Based on...
8835736 Instrument game system and method  
A game system and method that uses an instrument as an input encourages a user to play along with the game's soundtrack on an instrument (e.g. guitar, bass, etc.). The game cues the player to play...
8822801 Musical instructional player  
A segmented, interactive audio-visual content progress bar and method of use whose divisions provide an information and instructional index of performance content. The progress bar provides a time...
8814687 Multi-player music game  
A video game allows dynamic transitions in the number of players. A player may join other players already playing the game without interrupting the play of the existing players, and a player may...
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Inverted keyboard instrument and method of playing the same
 
An electronic keyboard instrument is provided and methods of playing and assembling the same. The instrument comprises a controller for enabling activation of electronic signals having audible,...
8779266 System and method for adaptive content rendition  
Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and computer readable-media for adaptive content rendition, the method comprising receiving media content for playback to a user, adapting the media content...
8772621 System and method for capture and rendering of performance on synthetic string instrument  
Synthetic multi-string musical instruments have been developed for capturing and rendering musical performances on handheld or other portable devices in which a multi-touch sensitive display...
8766079 Playback apparatus, playback method, and playback program  
A playback apparatus includes: a storage unit storing music data and group identification information for identifying groups in which the music data are arranged in a predetermined unit; a...
8766077 Music playing movement display control device, music playing movement control method and computer readable medium  
A music playing movement display control device 1 includes CPU 11 that creates a time list including respective times and a time in advance of the respective times during a musical performance,...
8754319 Electronic percussion instrument set and musical performance evaluating apparatus  
A plurality of pads SN to CY2 each of which is assigned a tone color of a different musical instrument, and has a surface which a player strikes are provided. Furthermore, a controller CT having a...
8754317 Electronic music stand performer subsystems and music communication methodologies  
An electronic music stand system and methodologies relating thereto are presented. The electronic music stand system is comprised of a performer subsystem comprising a processing subsystem,...
8718823 Theremin-player robot  
A thereminist robot has a characteristic model of theremin and is capable of performing in response to an environment of theremin performance by calibrating the characteristic model before the...
8704073 Interactive digital music recorder and player  
A digital multi-media device provides features for a user unskilled in musical arts or sound handling techniques that provides automatic musical score composition in accordance with contained...
8704066 Removable fretboard stickers with musical indicia  
The present invention is a device and method for teaching note locations, fretboard patterns, scales, and chords on the fingerboard of a fretted stringed instrument (“fretboard”), such as an...
8704070 System and method for mapping and displaying audio source locations  
The present invention relates generally to a method and system for defining a reference sound position and producing an indicia proximate thereto in relation to one or more sound characteristics....
8697973 Touch sensitive control with visual indicator  
A music touch control system for an audio performance product is disclosed. The system includes a touch control surface configured and arranged to set and cause activation for playing a tone in an...
8697972 Method and apparatus for computer-mediated timed sight reading with assessment  
A music sight-reading apparatus comprises a library of music to be displayed; a display unit for displaying music selected from the library to a user; a timer for displaying the sheet music for a...
8697974 Musical notation system  
The system of musical notation includes a series of alphabetic characters “C”, “D”, “E”, “F”, “G”, “A” and “B” representing tones C through B, and a series of alphabetic characters “H”, “I”, “J”,...
8692099 System and methodology of coordinated collaboration among users and groups  
A musical workstation system produces a display presentation in one of a musical composition responsive to musical composition data and responsive to one or both of input variables and a selected...
8686269 Providing realistic interaction to a player of a music-based video game  
A simulated musical instrument may be used to alter the audio of a video game, the video aspects of video game, or both. Use of a controller simulating a musical instrument allows a rhythm-action...
8680383 Electronic hymnal system  
An electronic hymnal system comprises a music stand and a hymnal display. The display is capable of playing the hymns to let users get familiar or practice the hymns while viewing the scores and...
8669455 Educational method and apparatus to simultaneously teach reading and composing music  
A method and apparatus for composing and teaching of music while learning to read music is provided that involves a user following a supported sequence of tasks that guide creativity of the user...
8669456 Video export of a digital musical score  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for generating an animated playback of a musical composition represented as a digital musical score. The methods involve, for each of a series of...
8664502 System and method for musical education  
A method of locating, discovering, and memorizing the names of the notes for acoustic and electric stringed musical instruments is disclosed. The method includes joining the frontal view of the...
8653348 Footprint indication kit for percussion instruments  
Embodiments are disclosed that relate to facilitating the reproducible placement of percussive instruments, such as drums, relative to one another. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a...
8642871 Instructional music reading and instrument playing system and method  
A system and method is provided for instructing students and players to read music notation and to play an instrument. The method includes presenting an interactive display including a graphical...
8633368 Systems and methods for the creation and playback of animated, interpretive, musical notation and audio synchronized with the recorded performance of an original artist  
A music application guides a user with some musical experience through the steps of creating and editing a musical enhancement file that enhances and plays in synchronicity with an audio signal of...
8629342 Music instruction system  
A method includes receiving a user selection of a musical piece; providing performance cues to a user to perform musical events on a musical instrument, wherein the performance cues are...
8618399 Musical score recognition device and computer-readable storage medium  
There are provided an image acquisition unit acquiring an image containing information of a paper-based musical score from an image reading-out unit, and a musical character recognition unit...
8604327 Apparatus and method for automatic lyric alignment to music playback  
There is provided an information processing device including a storage unit that stores music data for playing music and lyrics data indicating lyrics of the music, a display control unit that...
8592670 Polyphonic note detection  
Processor-implemented methods and systems for polyphonic note detection are disclosed. The method includes converting a portion of a polyphonic audio signal from a time domain to a frequency...
8586849 Media system and method of progressive instruction in the playing of a guitar based on user proficiency  
A method is provided for progressive guitar instruction using a media system with processor-executable software modules storing songs each having a plurality of segments. Initially, segments of a...
8575465 System and method for scoring a singing voice  
A system for scoring a singing voice comprises receiving a singing reference audio signal and/or a user audio signal and/or a pitch contour representation (PCR) of the reference and/or user...
8552281 Digital sheet music distribution system and method  
A computer-implemented method and system of distributing digital sheet music via a network. In one embodiment, the method comprises offering to a user via a server operated by a distributing...
8536436 System and method for providing music based cognitive skills development  
The present invention provides systems and methods for providing music based cognitive skills development. More particularly the present invention may provide a music based cognitive skills...
8536437 Musical score playing device and musical score playing program  
The musical score playing device includes a display unit 3 made up of a touch panel, a musical score image source selecting unit 10, a musical symbol detecting unit 14 detecting at least a note...
8530734 Device and method for rhythm training  
A programmable rhythm trainer configured to operate on a general purpose computing device including a handheld computing device or a mobile communication device. According to an embodiment, the...
8525011 Method, system and apparatus for instructing a keyboardist  
Disclosed is player module that includes an outer frame and a signal receiver configured to receive a plurality of note-on signals, each corresponding to a musical pitch and a plurality of...
8519250 Controlling and enhancing electronic musical instruments with video  
The invention provides for the integration of video into electronic music technology. Cameras on instruments, such as guitars, are provided for display during performance, recording, and for...