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9040806 Multi-channel noise reduction system with direct instrument tracking  
A multi-channel noise reduction system provides improved noise reduction with direct instrument tracking of all channels. In a two channel noise reduction system, both channels detect and track...
8901408 Electronic keyboard musical instrument  
An electronic musical instrument has a front side, back side, right side, and left side with respect to a perspective of a performer of the musical instrument, and comprises: a planar surface...
8878046 Adjusting a level at which to generate a new tone with a current generated tone  
Provided are a tone control device and a method for adjusting a volume level at which to generate a new tone and at least one current tone according to a target volume level and a current volume...
8822802 System and method for generating musical distortion in an audio amplifier  
A guitar amplifier system is disclosed. Specific implementations for the guitar amplifier system may comprise an audio input for an audio signal, a preamplifier coupled to the audio input, a tone...
8653351 Systems for combining inputs from electronic musical instruments and devices  
An apparatus for combining input signals produced by a plurality of electric musical devices includes a plurality of audio buses and a plurality of segments. Each segment includes input circuitry...
8618403 Tone control apparatus  
When a signal representing a first set value or more is received from a detecting section, a determination is made whether a boost value is a predetermined value or more. When the boost value is...
8586852 Storage medium recorded with program for musical performance, apparatus, system and method  
Provided is a program for musical performance which causes a computer of a musical performance apparatus to function as a posture variation acquisition unit 101 for acquiring the posture variation...
8507782 Electronic percussion instrument  
An electronic percussion instrument generates, in accordance with a trigger signal output from a pad source, a musical performance tone of a tone color assigned to the pad source. The electronic...
8450592 Method and a system for providing sound generation instructions  
A method and a system for providing sound generation instructions from a digitized input signal are provided. The invention comprises transforming at least part of the digitized input signal into...
8445768 Method and apparatus for audio mixing  
A method, apparatus and computer program product for mixing audio is presented. A plurality of tracks is displayed in a user interface, each track of the plurality of tracks including at least one...
8350142 Electronic supporting system for musicians and musical instrument equipped with the same  
An automatic player piano is equipped with an electronic supporting system, which makes a player learn an optimum pedal stroke to a half pedal region; while the player is practicing a music tune...
8207438 System for learning an isolated instrument audio track from an original, multi-track recording  
The teachings described herein are generally directed to a system, method, and apparatus for learning music through an educational audio track embodied on a computer readable medium. The system...
8178772 Resonance sound adding apparatus for keyboard instrument  
Resonators generate resonance sound data of given resonant frequencies based on sound signal data corresponding to a pitch of a key. Each resonator includes a delay circuit which delays an input...
8030568 Systems and methods for improving the similarity of the output volume between audio players  
A method for improving the similarity of the volumes in different audio players is described. First player metrics for one or more Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) instruments may be...
8017857 Methods and apparatus for stringed controllers and/or instruments  
Stringed instruments, game controllers, and related structures and methods are described. A game controller having one or more strings is described for a computer gaming application. Output...
7947892 Volume control device  
The volume control device temporarily alters the loudness of an electric musical instrument by allowing all (or part) of the audio signal to leak through a photosensitive resistor to ground. A...
7902448 Position sensing device  
A method, operation position sensor device for an electronic musical, and musical instrument for detecting an operation position of an operation member in an electronic musical instrument. A...
7888582 Sound sequences with transitions and playlists  
A home theater system includes construction, presentation, and commerce in, songs. Presentation includes at least one of: metadata about songs or sounds, a function capable of transitioning from...
7825322 Method and apparatus for audio mixing  
A method, apparatus and computer program product for mixing audio is presented. A plurality of tracks is displayed in a user interface, each track of the plurality of tracks including at least one...
7786368 Actuator unit for performance operator, keyboard musical instrument and actuator unit assembly  
An actuator unit includes: a performance operator drive device including a movable member that mechanically drives the performance operator member; an optical pattern having a pattern to cause an...
7750229 Sound synthesis by combining a slowly varying underlying spectrum, pitch and loudness with quicker varying spectral, pitch and loudness fluctuations  
The present synthesizer generates an underlying spectrum, pitch and loudness for a sound to be synthesized, and then combines the underlying spectrum, pitch and loudness with stored Spectral,...
7605323 Ensemble system, audio playback apparatus and volume controller for the ensemble system  
An audio playback apparatus, an automatic player musical instrument and a voltage controller form an ensemble system for producing music tunes in ensemble between the audio playback apparatus and...
7547839 Performance data processing apparatus, performance data processing method, and computer readable medium containing program for implementing the method  
An automatic performance data processing apparatus which makes it possible to simply convert a plurality of automatic performance data into digital audio data in a batch. Each of a plurality of...
7518056 Optimisation of MIDI file reproduction  
A method for adapting a score stored in a MIDI file for being reproduced on a mobile terminal to the transfer function of an electroacoustic reproduction circuitry includes test rendering of the...
7451330 Portable appliance, power saving method and sound volume compensating method, and storage medium  
There are provided a mobile device that is equipped with a musical composition-reproducing section and capable of curtailing the battery drain as much as possible, and a mobile device that...
7446252 Music information calculation apparatus and music reproduction apparatus  
A music information calculation apparatus recognizing a structure of a piece of music based on an acoustic signal. The apparatus includes: an acoustic signal input for inputting the acoustic...
7390957 Information processing apparatus and sound volume control method  
An information processing apparatus comprises an operating member used for changing a sound volume, a display device which displays volume data of the sound volume changed in response to an...
7381882 Performance control apparatus and storage medium  
A performance control apparatus which can reflect operations carried out by a user on variations in dynamics in real time to achieve performance expressions such as crescendo and decrescendo. A...
7381880 Musical instrument recording advanced music data codes for playback, music data generator and music data source for the musical instrument  
In order to precisely express motion of a key or motion of a hammer, a voice message for the polyphonic key pressure and another voice message for the control change, which stand idle in an...
7356465 Perfected device and method for the spatialization of sound  
The invention relates to a computer device comprising a memory 108 for storing audio signals 114, in part pre-recorded, each corresponding to a defined source, by means of spatial position data...
7351903 Musical composition data editing apparatus, musical composition data distributing apparatus, and program for implementing musical composition data editing method  
There is provided a musical composition data editing apparatus which enables the generation of musical composition data using which a user can cause his/her own musical image to be reflected to a...
7060886 Music playback unit and method for correcting musical score data  
A music playback unit corrects the frequency characteristics of a speaker installed in a portable telephone, without using an equalizer. The musical score data is stored in a first memory, and...
7002069 Balancing MIDI instrument volume levels  
A system, method and computer readable medium for adjusting volume levels of a Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) sound file for optimizing play on a sound device. The method on an...
6931124 Soft mute circuit  
A soft mute circuit includes a programmable amplifier controlled by a register. Data is stored in the register from an adder that combines the current data in the register with a second number for...
6895290 Limiting the damaging effects of loud music from audio systems, particularly from automobile audio systems  
Minimizing the damaging effects of loud music but with minimal reduction in aesthetic quality of the music. When music presented through an audio is sampled in order to determine average...
6803512 Musical tone generating apparatus, plucked string instrument, performance system, electronic musical instrument, musical tone generation control method, and program for implementing the method  
There is provided a musical tone generating apparatus which enables beginners inexperienced in musical performance and like players to play a musical instrument such as an electronic harp without...
6759585 Musical-file-processing apparatus, musical-file-processing method and musical-file-processing method program  
The present invention relates to a musical-file-processing apparatus, a musical-file-processing method and a musical-file-processing method program. The present invention can be applied to a case...
6756532 Waveform signal generation method with pseudo low tone synthesis  
A method generates waveform signals from a plurality of channels to sound a music tone through an electro-acoustic converter in response to sounding instruction information. The method is carried...
6646644 Tone and picture generator device  
There is provided a database storing motion components, each of which includes motion information representative of a performance motion trajectory corresponding to a subdivided performance...
6583347 Method of synthesizing musical tone by executing control programs and music programs  
A music apparatus has a central processor, a plurality of generator modules, and a program memory storing instructions for causing the central processor to execute a process of synthesizing a...
6534700 Automated compilation of music  
During mixing of two musical tracks, the variations in combined output volume are reduced by analyzing either the intrinsic amplitude at which each track was mastered or the output amplitude (i.e....
6362410 Electronic musical instrument  
An electronic musical instrument having a single-tone priority function includes touch detection value storage means for storing a touch detection value that pertains to an ON key, priority key...
RE37459 Electronic musical instrument having a ryhthm performance function  
An electronic musical instrument having a rhythm performance function includes a first memory for pre-storing plural rhythm tone kinds, rhythm selecting switches each capable of designating one of...
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...
6166316 Automatic performance apparatus with variable arpeggio pattern  
An automatic performance apparatus that is responsive to a manual player of an input implement for producing either an arpeggio performance or a pattern performance in a modified form....
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...
6153820 Communication technologies for musical tone signals  
A musical tone signal communications apparatus having: a timing adjusting unit for adjusting a timing of a digital musical tone signal at each channel; a level adjusting unit for adjusting a level...
6140565 Method of visualizing music system by combination of scenery picture and player icons  
A method is designed for displaying a visual image of a music system that is constructed to play at least one performance part with a particular timbre and that is applied with an acoustic effect,...
6111183 Audio signal synthesis system based on probabilistic estimation of time-varying spectra  
The present invention describes methods and means for estimating the time-varying spectrum of an audio signal based on a conditional probability density function (PDF) of spectral coding vectors...
6101469 Formant shift-compensated sound synthesizer and method of operation thereof  
For use in a synthesizer having a wave source that produces a periodic wave, frequency shifting circuitry for frequency-shifting the periodic wave and waveshaping circuitry for transforming the...

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