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8692100 User interface metaphor methods for multi-channel data sonification  
A method and user interface for data sonification for representing multidimensional numerical information with a plurality of variable-timbre channels are described. The method includes providing...
8686266 Keyboard device  
The present invention includes a keyboard chassis 1; keys 2 which are arranged on the keyboard chassis 1 and rotate in an up and down direction by bending a bendable section 22 positioned in the...
8686275 Pedal actuator with nonlinear sensor  
A piano is equipped with an actuator that moves the piano pedal mechanism in a manner that reproduces the pedaling effects of an original performance with high accuracy. The actuator comprises a...
8686273 Recording and selecting a region of a media track  
A program product, a graphical user interface, a computer system including such a graphical user interface and method for recording and selecting a region of a media track are described. Such a...
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...
8686263 Musical instrument  
The present invention provides a hinge tube which is disposed in a musical instrument to connect to keys and valves of the musical instrument. The hinge tube forms at least one recess portion on a...
8686270 Apparatus and method for classifying, displaying and selecting music files  
At an apparatus (200), which may be a consumer electronic device, the user may select a predetermined number of different music attributes (Attr) descriptive of a mood delivered by music...
8686265 Topside spring tension adjuster for bass drum pedals with variable pivot point spring rotor  
Described is a drum foot pedal with a tension adjuster for adjusting the tension of the spring and corresponding return action of a beater. The device includes a foot pedal and a beater bracket...
8686274 Pitch shift device and process  
A pitch shift device provides pitch-shifted sounds based on performance sounds generated by an electronic string musical instrument. The pitch shift device has a device that detects vibrato. When...
8686268 System of associating sheet music notation with keyboard keys and sight reading  
A system of associating sheet music notation with keyboard keys of a keyboard instrument and sight reading comprises a rectilinear colored strip adapted to be disposed upon the keyboard...
8686264 Percussion instrument apparatus, system and process  
A percussion instrument includes a mainframe having a bottom part defining a lower surface. A head is tensioned over an inner part of the mainframe. A hoop structure is arranged over the outer...
8686267 Brass instrument practice device  
A brass instrument practice device (1) is used for practicing while holding a lip state for playing a brass instrument and has a tubular body (10) and a mouth piece portion (20). The tubular body...
8686271 Methods and systems for synchronizing media  
Systems and methods of synchronizing media are provided. A client device may be used to capture a sample of a media stream being rendered by a media rendering source. The client device sends the...
8688600 Method and system for interacting with a user in an experiential environment  
A method and system for provides a user with an ability to capture a sample of an experiential environment and deliver that sample to an interactive service to trigger one or more predetermined...
8686276 System and method for capture and rendering of performance on synthetic musical instrument  
Techniques have been developed for capturing and rendering musical performances on handheld or other portable devices. The developed techniques facilitate the capture, encoding and use of gesture...
8686272 Method and system for music recommendation based on immunology  
An artificial intelligence song/music recommendation system and method is provided that allows music shoppers to discover new music. The system and method accomplish these tasks by analyzing a...
8682722 Controlling user experience  
A client-side advertising application may work with an advertising back-end and a content downloading system to perform one or more of the following functions: download advertising content, manage...
8678403 X stand keyboard dolly  
One embodiment of a small dolly structure containing separate and individual main support beams. Connected to the main support beams are wheels and brakes. A multi configurational and adjustable...
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...
8680387 Systems and methods for composing music  
Generating a musical composition from one or more portions of one or more performances of one or more musical compositions included in a database is disclosed. The method and system include...
8680385 System and method for controlling a digital audio source  
An apparatus for signal processing, wherein a disc is placed on a turntable and is provided with a groove which can be followed by the pick-up element, and employing a time-code signal wherein...
8680389 Pickup device and electric stringed musical instrument using the pickup device  
A pickup device mountable on a body of an electric stringed musical instrument and configured to convert vibrations of strings of the musical instrument into electric signals, including: at least...
8682462 Systems and methods for dynamic audio processing  
Systems and methods presented herein may provide for processing audio with increased loudness and dynamics. A first clock frequency associated with a digital audio file may be increased to a...
8680384 Booklet page turning apparatus  
According to one embodiment, a booklet page turning apparatus includes a control device that performs control, such that the contact roller unit moves to the position below the page, thereafter...
8680386 Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program  
A signal processing device that identifies a piece of music of an input signal by comparing the input signal with a plurality of reference signals including only a piece of music includes a weight...
8680388 Automatic recognition and matching of tempo and phase of pieces of music, and an interactive music player  
A method of matching the tempo and phase in pieces of music which allows the conjunction of the pieces of music to form a continuous stream of music. The interactive music player which digitally...
8682653 World stage for pitch-corrected vocal performances  
Techniques have been developed to facilitate the capture performances on handheld or other portable computing devices and, in some cases, the pitch-correction and mixing of such vocal performances...
8680390 Foot-operated controller  
Highly expressive and flexibly programmable foot-operated controllers are described. Specific implementations are intended for musical applications and allow musicians an unprecedented degree of...
8682938 System and method for generating personalized songs  
An integrated system of song personalization facilitates the customization of user song lyrics and the association of multimedia content with the lyrics to generate a personalized song. The system...
8674207 Electronic musical instrument  
The device relates to a circular electronic musical instrument having a keyboard with keys which produces polyphonic musical notes. The device is an organ which covers at least one octave of...
8674204 Multi task drumstick  
A stick type drumstick is disclosed which includes a drumstick design featuring a hole drilled longitudinally at the striking end and an enlarged solid area positioned at the hole base. The...
8675454 Apparatus and method for signal processing  
Method and apparatus for signal processing for controlling a digital audio source may include retrieving a time code signal from a rotating recording medium. The time code signal may be a sum of a...
8674203 Heel-driven pedal for a percussion instrument  
A heel-driven drum pedal system for playing a primary percussion instrument and a secondary percussion instrument. The heel-driven drum pedal system includes a heel-driven pedal that strikes the...
8674206 Systems and methods for creating, modifying, interacting with and playing musical compositions  
A method for generating music via a computing system includes providing a website coupled to a computing system. A music application is executed on the computing system. Generated music is audibly...
8677243 Media recommendation system and method  
A system and method for providing content offering recommendations to users based on the users' preferences. Content offerings may be assigned to a primary metagenre and one or more sub-genres, as...
8674205 Portable stand and mount for securing a portable media or audio player to a support  
Disclosed is an apparatus for securing a media or audio player to a support and the related methods of use.
8675883 Apparatus and associated methodology for suppressing an acoustic echo  
A new acoustic echo suppressor and method for acoustic echo suppression is described herein. Exemplary embodiments of the acoustic echo suppressor use one linear regression model for each subband....
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...
8670570 Environmental effects generator for digital audio signals  
An device and method of generating environmental reverberation effects for digital audio signals is presented. The device includes a reverberation controller. The reverberation controller...
8669459 Sound processing apparatus, method for sound processing, program and recording medium  
The sound-processing apparatus of the present invention generates plural frequency data by decoding plural encoded sound data and applying inverse quantization. Each of the frequency data are...
8669450 Handbell and coating method  
A protective coating is applied to a bell body composed of bronze by simply dip-coating the bell with an outer layer of zinc. The process is carried out by immersing the bell body in a hot aqueous...
8669458 Stringed instrument with keyboard  
A musical instrument includes a body, a neck attached to the body, a plurality of strings having first ends secured to the body and second ends secured to the neck, and a keyboard secured to the...
8669454 Foldable musical instrument pedal device  
A foldable musical instrument pedal device having a positioning element hung at a base board. The positioning element is drooped when the base board stays in air, and a first stop portion is swung...
8669452 Drum rug and gig bag in one  
A drum rug lays flat for a performance, and includes a rigid drum stop extending upwards from the front edge to prevent the bass drum from edging forward during a performance. The drum rug...
8669457 Dynamic generation of playlists  
A system can receive and/or otherwise access information about items of content (e.g., audio tracks, video tracks, images and/or other items), information about a playlist to be generated,...
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...
8669451 Ergonomic marching bass drum  
An ergonomic marching bass drum having an angled shell constructed in such a way as to allow the batter (playing) head to be positioned parallel to the shoulders of the performer, rather than...
8669453 Foot operable percussion instrument  
A foot operable percussion instrument producing jingling sounds similar to a tambourine is useable by a solo performer and possesses a wedge-shaped body with an inclined striking surface for the...
8669842 Apparatus and method for controlling contents player  
Provided is a technology for controlling a contents player based on a grasping power information of a hand by measuring a change of the bundle shape of a tendons in an inside muscle of wrist, in...
8669449 Flute head-joint stopper  
A flute stopper having at least one sealing means able to seal the musical cavity and translation means to adjust the positioning of said seal. Said flute stopper is designed to be capable of...