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8772619 Optoelectronic pickup for musical instruments  
An optoelectronic pickup for a musical instrument includes at least one light source which directs light to impinge a sound generating element of the musical instrument in at least one...
8772620 Processing audio signals with portable handheld computing devices  
Systems and methods for processing a signal of an electric guitar are provided. An input guitar signal is received by a portable handheld computing device. The input guitar signal is processed...
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...
8772617 Drum tuner  
A drum tuner is described. The drum tuner includes: (i) a hub gear; (ii) two or more differential gears communicatively coupled to the hub gear and at least one of the two or more differential...
8766076 Keyboard device for electronic keyboard instrument  
A keyboard device for an electronic keyboard instrument, capable of ensuring stable contact between movable contacts and fixed contacts of a switch body, to accurately detect key depression...
8766068 Interchangeable tuners for a tailpiece of a musical instrument  
In general, the present invention provides a tailpiece for a musical instrument. Among other things, the tailpiece includes a plurality of openings for receiving a plurality of strings and a...
8766078 Music piece order determination device, music piece order determination method, and music piece order determination program  
A music piece order determination device includes a beat information corrector, a correlation value calculator, and a music piece order determiner. The beat information corrector acquires beat...
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...
8763961 Automatic locking guitar holding rack  
An automatic locking guitar holding rack comprises a brace arm, a first movable lock device and a second movable lock device separated from the first movable lock device. The first movable lock...
8766082 Amplifier with selectable master control  
An amplifier for electric guitar including a Cut control for attenuating high frequencies whose operation is expanded via a switch to alternately function as a Master Volume control.
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,...
8766081 Touch sensing device, touch sensing unit, storage medium and touch sensing method  
A first contact and a second contact are provided at each of a plurality of keys, and are successively closed in accordance with a key press operation. On the basis of respective closed sense...
8766069 Device for facilitating stringing of a musical instrument  
A device for facilitating the stringing of a guitar is provided. More specifically, a device is provided that includes a head portion with at least one member for contacting and maintaining a...
8766072 Reed for a saxophone  
The reed for a saxophone according to an embodiment of the present invention is characterized in that one to six concave grooves are formed from a file mark 150 to a heel portion 120 in a...
8766074 Stand for musical drum  
A musical drum support stand which supports a musical drum and suspends it off the ground or floor surface. The support stand includes a base section that defines an opening and a first member...
8766071 Instrument pick and method of manufacture  
There is an instrument pick, and its method of manufacture, having a body member including a pliable member disposed therein. The body member includes crushed magnetic elements disposed throughout...
8766080 Methods, systems, and media for performing visualized quantitative vibrato analysis  
Methods, systems, and media for performing visualized quantitative vibrato analysis are provided. In some embodiments, a method for analyzing musical vibrato in an audio file is provided, the...
8766075 Keyboard device for electronic keyboard instrument  
A keyboard device for an electronic keyboard instrument, including several keys arranged side by side in a left-right direction, a hammer support disposed rearward of the keys, a plurality of...
8766073 Resonance mechanism for drums (membranophones)  
The presence of the described resonance device in the form of resonators (3, 4) influences the vibration characteristics of a membrane (2) in a defining manner and ensures a harmonic relationship...
8766070 Device for attachment of lever to tremolo bridge and kit  
The present disclosure is a new solution for attachment of lever to the tremolo bridge made by a device that can be sold as a kit. Such device for attachment of lever to the tremolo bridge is made...
8759659 Musical performance device, method for controlling musical performance device and program storage medium  
An object of the present invention is to provide a musical performance device by which layout information, such as information regarding the arrangement of a virtual musical instrument set, can be...
8759654 Adjustment device of an angle for supporting musical instruments and a device for supporting musical instruments having the same  
To provide a musical instrument holding angle adjusting apparatus and a musical instrument holder including the same, which involve small number of components and which are simply structured. With...
8759661 System and method for audio synthesizer utilizing frequency aperture arrays  
A system and method for audio synthesizer utilizing frequency aperture cells (FAC) and frequency aperture arrays (FAA). In accordance with an embodiment, an audio processing system can be provided...
8759651 Tensioning apparatus and method for a stringed instrument  
The present invention provides a tensioning apparatus for a string of a stringed instrument, the apparatus including a supporting body portion for releasable engagement between a string and a...
8759649 Tubular metal neck for stringed musical instruments  
This invention pertains to the neck for a stringed electronic musical instrument that is constructed of a pipe made of a steel alloy. The instrument has superior sound qualities, has optimal...
8759657 Systems and methods for providing variable root note support in an audio player  
A method for providing variable root note support in an audio player is described. A file with Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) data and a set of user defined instruments is received. A...
8762146 Audio watermarking  
A system, including a processor to define opportunities for encoding a watermark into an audio stream having sections, each section, when represented in the frequency domain, including a signal of...
8759648 Vertical sides banjo tone ring and methods  
The present invention is a banjo tone ring with vertical sides (30) as opposed to the angled design of conventional banjo tone rings (120). The ring (30) of the present invention has specific...
8759656 Game for learning music fundamentals through visualization  
A game facilitating teaching of music reading and learning in a fun way includes a pair of blinding glasses which completely deprive a wearer of sight, seven cubes having a magnet at their centers...
8759652 Removable drum mute cover  
A drum mute that is functional in both muting and covering a drum head. A circular cut of fabric with an elastic encased outer edge is made to be fitted over an entire drum head and rim, thereby...
8761404 Musical instrument mixer  
A method of managing a power state of devices in a home entertainment system using a wireless home entertainment hub comprises obtaining a registration of a plurality of devices, where the...
8759658 System and method to generate and manipulate string-instrument chord grids in a digital audio workstation  
A system and method that enables a user to generate and manipulate string-instrument chord grids in a digital audio workstation. The system and method for generating a string-instrument chord grid...
8759660 Electronic musical instrument  
Provided are an electronic musical instrument, computer storage device, and method generating tones for held notes. Indication is made of held notes having pitches as held in response to receiving...
8759653 Drum lug  
A drum lug assembly for use with a drum, in which the drum lug assembly is attached to the drum shell without the need for a fastener than passes through the drum shell. In some embodiments, an...
8759655 Drum and drum-set tuner  
Provided are systems and methods for resonance tuning. A signal is received in response to a resonance of a structure. A frequency or musical note related to an overtone is determined from the...
8759647 Sound boards for harps  
Sound boards having an elongate, approximately trapezoid shape, provided on the front face with a central longitudinal profiled string-carrier member and on the reverse side with a central...
8759650 Banjo bridge base plate  
The present invention is directed to a banjo bridge base plate, constructed of natural wood in a simple rectangle shaped form, or an irregular or fancy decorative shaped form, or constructed from...
8754312 Necks for string instruments  
A neck for a string instrument is provided with a shape that varies along the length of the neck to facilitate an appropriate hand posture at various longitudinal positions on the neck. The neck...
8754316 Musical sound signal generation apparatus  
A string signal generator generates a string signal representing vibration of a string corresponding to a specified pitch in response to a note-on instruction such that the string signal rises and...
8754318 Cymbal pickup and stand provided with the same  
A cymbal pickup is described, including a sensor detecting the vibration of the cymbal, and a sensor attaching part to which the sensor is attached. The cymbal has, through its center, a hole that...
8754315 Music search apparatus and method, program, and recording medium  
An index calculating unit calculates a tonality index of a signal component of each area of the input signal transformed into a time frequency domain based on intensity of the signal component and...
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,...
8754313 Hands-free harmonica mounting system and method of use  
Provided is a hands-free harmonica mounting system and method of use designed as a live performance tool with several advantages not provided by commercially available hands-free harmonica holding...
8754311 Sound chests for harps and methods for manufacturing same  
Sound chests having a sound board connected to a hollow body which includes a bearing structure to which there is connected an outer shell are provided. In such sound chests the bearing structure...
8754314 Remote activated percussion device  
A remote activated percussion device with a pedal section having a foot pedal and a connection for a pulley element; a support section having an at least partially hollow shaft and a connection...
8748724 Apparatus and method for generating effects based on audio signal analysis  
Inventive methods and apparatuses for causing one or more effects to be generated based on analysis of an audio signal are disclosed. The apparatuses may be electrically coupled to an audio...
8748723 Humidity control system for wood products  
A humidity control device for use in maintaining the desired humidity for wood musical instrument, art objects and museum artifacts, the device including a water vapor permeable pouch and a...
8748722 Hinged drumstick  
A percussion instrument is disclosed that may include a body having a longitudinal axis extending from a butt end to a striking end thereof and at least one hole extending through the thickness of...
8748725 Key switch for electronic piano  
A key switch for an electronic piano, which makes it possible to increase an allowable range for shift of a movable contact without increasing the size of the key switch of the three-contact type....