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6936759 Teaching method and template to make a guide to teach piano  
A plastic template is disclosed with elongated slots and circular holes in it. The template can be put on a piece of paper and by running pencil through the various slots, all of the scales,...
6915488 Operation instruction system and computer readable storage medium to be used for the same  
A display device system for driving a display having one of a plurality of predetermined sizes provides a scalable instruction picture to instruct an operator in operation of input devices. The...
6881883 Relative chord keyboard instructional method  
A relative chord method for playing a series of chords on a music keyboard by prescribed finger transitions from one chord to the next dependent upon the musical interval between the chords.
6881887 Teaching method and guides to teach piano  
A guide is disclosed with vertical numerically color coded lines on it. The guide can then be moved along the space between the keys and the fallboard of the piano, so that the keys can be played...
6850225 Color-coded tactile data-entry devices  
A data-entry device having manually operable input means arranged in zones for operation by corresponding fingers of a user. The device includes means for color coding such that each zone is...
6777604 Insertable musical keyboard device with moving inserts to detect key movement  
A portable modular apparatus that simply and unobtrusively mounts on the top of a piano or keyboard, and detects key movement. The rectangular back side of the modular apparatus serves to...
6753466 Electronic programmable system for playing stringed instruments and method of using same  
An electronic programmable system including a membrane switch chordboard with a printed chord arrangement affixed to the chordboard. A chord arrangement is written for each different stringed...
6727417 Computerized music teaching instrument  
A computerized music teaching instrument including a computer provided with a sound system capable of reproducing the tones of a music scale stored in a tone base, and a video screen adapted to...
6703548 Apparatus and method for inputting song text information displayed on computer screen  
A song text information input system allows a user to easily input song text control information for controlling the display manner of song texts on the screen without having preknowledge of...
6605767 Music learning system including instrument and method  
A musical learning system including an instrument and method is disclosed. The instrument is comprised of a rectangularly shaped box designed for convenient handling by an operator in a manner...
6586666 Electronic musical instrument  
There is provided an electronic musical instrument which enables the whole periphery of at least one pad member to shine by a simple construction, and at the same time maintain durability and low...
6570078 Tactile, visual, and array controllers for real-time control of music signal processing, mixing, video, and lighting  
A system and method for real-time controlling of signal processors, synthesizers, musical instruments, MIDI processors, lighting, video, and special effects in performance, recording, and...
6566593 Musical keyboard with a sequenced markings  
A musical keyboard has keys arranged and marked for generating tones of a twelve-tone scale. A first register of keys generates first sets of six tones being whole tones apart in the twelve-tone...
6555737 Performance instruction apparatus and method  
Pictures of a predetermined musical instrument, such as a drum set, and a model player are displayed, so as to visually indicate, in accordance with a progression of performance, which musical...
6486387 Fingering information analyzer, electronic musical instrument including fingering information analysis and method therefore  
In a fingering information analyzer, tone pitch information indicative of each tone pitch of a series of musical notes supplied from a flexible disc or a performance information memory is analyzed...
6486388 Apparatus and method for creating fingering guidance in playing musical instrument from performance data  
Performance data for a musical instrument having note designating keys are provided representing a sequence of notes which constitute a length of musical performance. The performance data are...
6459028 Performance data modifying method, performance data modifying apparatus, and storage medium  
An application program for generating performance data of a user input musical score performs a modifying process of modifying only a note with a musical sign such as a turn sign, so that as the...
6444891 Electronic guitar with its keys arranged in complex array  
Electronic guitar including a case, a keyboard, a sound synthesis electronic assembly and an output line. The keyboard is divided into an upper keyboard arranged on a neck of the case and a lower...
6410836 On-key indication technique  
Provided is an ON-key indicator which allows the player to visually and easily confirm the ON-key timing and strength on a keyboard instrument. A controller begins to turn on the light-emitting...
6407324 Piano instructional apparatus  
What is provided is a piano instructional apparatus including a frame positionable on the keyboard of a piano, the frame transversely slidable along the keyboard for going from key of C to other...
6388181 Computer graphic animation, live video interactive method for playing keyboard music  
The present invention provides apparatus for, and novel methods of representing the content of a musical score in an animated format that graphically prompts the user of a keyboard instrument. The...
6388182 Method and apparatus for teaching music  
A music teaching method utilizes a musical notation sheet to depict a song and a keyboard for playing the song. The notation sheet has a staff having a single line with numbers printed above and...
6380473 Musical instrument equipped with synchronizer for plural parts of music  
An electronic synchronizer sequentially reads out multi-track music data codes selectively assigned to an automatic player piano and an electronic sound generating system and already stored cue...
6380472 ELECTRIC TUTOR FOR DIRECTLY INDICATING MANIPULATORS TO BE ACTUATED, MUSICAL INSTRUMENT WITH BUILT-IN ELECTRIC TUTOR, METHOD FOR GUIDING FINGERING AND INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM FOR STORING PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE OF THE METHOD  
A keyboard musical instrument that is equipped with an electric tutor for guiding a trainee in practicing manipulation of black and white piano keys, whereby the electric tutor reads pieces of...
6380470 Training system for music performance, keyboard musical instrument equipped therewith and training keyboard  
A keyboard musical instrument has keys equal to a multiple of five assigned to the fingers of a trainee, an electric tutor and an electronic sound generating system, and the electric tutor gives...
6365815 Function guide in electronic musical instrument  
An explanation for a function selected for a help display is displayed in text on a display screen, and a light-emitting element disposed to correspond to a switch for performing the selected...
6365814 Electronic musical instrument and recording medium  
In an electronic musical instrument having a function to perform auto-playing with reading out a quantity of auto-play data every time any key is operated, a guide display comprising a plurality...
6348649 Scale indicator for a keyboard instrument  
A scale indicator has a key selecting device and multiple illuminating devices. The key selecting device is arranged on the keybed of the keyboard. The player can use the key selecting device to...
6342663 Musical performance training apparatus and record medium with musical performance training program  
A musical performance training apparatus communicates with a musical instrument having light emitting elements for respective operation elements (e.g., musical keys). The apparatus sequentially...
6337433 Electronic musical instrument having performance guidance function, performance guidance method, and storage medium storing a program therefor  
There are provided an electronic musical instrument having a performance guidance function and a performance guidance method which enable a player to easily carry out a smooth and ideal...
6337434 Music teaching instrument  
A music teaching instrument adapted to teach a player the notes of a musical scale so that the notes will be remembered. The instrument includes a sound system having a memory in which is stored...
6323411 Apparatus and method for practicing a musical instrument using categorized practice pieces of music  
When the student selects a music piece or tune, for example of an 8-beat rhythm, the display panel exhibits a plurality of rhythm study pieces of music of the 8-beat rhythm. Among the displayed...
6288316 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",...
6288317 Real time transmission of keyboard musical performance  
Keyboard musical performances are converted to MIDI signals which are coupled to a plurality of remote venues where the music is recreated in a plurality of live real time performances.
6284961 System for associating musical notation with keys on a musical instrument  
A system for associating musical notation with keys on a musical instrument includes musical notations marked on a surface. The musical notations comprise a plurality of musical notes, with each...
6281422 Music performance assisting system for teaching sequential use of fingers, method used therein and information storage medium for computer program representative of the method  
A music performance assisting system analyzes a set of music data codes representative of a series of notes and rests forming a tune, and selectively assigns the notes to the five fingers of each...
6245983 Performance training apparatus, and recording mediums which prestore a performance training program  
A performance training apparatus reads out a plurality of items of melody data each including a part, outputs all the plurality of items of melody data excluding an item of melody data including a...
6232539 Music organizer and entertainment center  
A music organizer and entertainment center provides a center having a microprocessor, sound card functions and high-volume data storage and retrieval units for playing back music according to a...
6225544 Music instrument illuminator and positioning aid  
A removably attachable musical instrument and illuminator positioning accessory is disclosed which comprises at least one laser beam emitter which serves to generally illuminate a particular...
6222109 Music performance training apparatus and recording medium having a training program stored thereon  
A succession of music note data are provided. Those music note data which partially overlap in duration are corrected so that they completely overlap in duration. The corrected music note data are...
6218602 Integrated adaptor module  
An adaptor module includes a graphical user interface having a video display and a touch responsive overlay. The graphical user interface displays graphical images representing parameters of an...
6211452 Electronic musical instrument having a function of dividing performance information into phrases and displaying keys to be operated for each phrase  
Plural key-displaying elements are provided in corresponding relation to plural keys. A series of performance information is divided into plural phrases, namely sections, and for each of the...
6204441 Method and apparatus for effectively displaying musical information with visual display  
An electronic musical apparatus for effectively displaying musical information such as notes and beats is configured using a keyboard, a visual display (e.g., liquid crystal display) and a storage...
6180865 Melody performance training apparatus and recording mediums which contain a melody performance training program  
Prestored melody data is read out as the performance of the melody progresses. When event data contained in the read melody data represents a key to be depressed for a melody performance, the key...
6160213 Electronic music instrument system with musical keyboard  
An electronic music instrument system, comprising: an electronic music instrument, having selectable groups of reproducible sounds and individually selectable reproducible sounds; a signal...
6133518 Composition of resin for light transmitting keys of a musical keyboard instrument  
A keyboard, having a plurality of keys arranged so as to be pivotable upward and downward and a plurality of light emitters arranged under the keys in one-to-one correspondence therewith,...
6087577 Music navigator with visual image presentation of fingering motion  
A music navigator provides a visual image indication or presentation of fingering motion of a hand in playing notes. In an embodiment, the music navigator employs a fingered music storage and a...
6084167 Keyboard instrument with touch responsive display unit  
A keyboard instrument is configured such that a flat panel-like display unit such as a liquid crystal display for displaying character information and/or images is provided on an instrument main...
6084168 Musical compositions communication system, architecture and methodology  
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...
6078004 Electronic musical instrument with graphic representation of note timings  
In an electronic musical instrument, a controllable auto-player function controls to read out note data for an auto-play at the timings responsive to external instructions by an operation means,...

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