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8933311 Snare drum  
A snare drum 10 has a hollow cylindrical shell 11, a batter head 12 mounted on one end of the shell 11, a snare side head 13 mounted on the other end of the shell 11 and a snare wire 14 whose both...
8933309 Simulating muting in a drive control device for striking member in sound generation mechanism  
A sound generation mechanism, provided with a string for generating a vibration sound in response to striking by a hammer, is automatically played in accordance with performance data. The...
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...
8933316 Method and apparatus for identifying half pedal region in keyboard musical instrument  
Each of Dampers provided for each of keys is controlled in response to both an operation of a damper pedal and an operation of the corresponding key. For each of the dampers and over one stroke of...
8933313 System and method for pacing repetitive motion activities  
Disclosed is a system and method that allows users to customize audible and visible signals, such as music or video, to maintain a pre-determined or specified pace or to achieve a new pace in...
8933310 Acoustic/electronic drum assembly  
An acoustic/electronic drum assembly comprising a mesh batter drumhead comprising a mesh membrane and an annular ring, a resonant drumhead comprising an acoustic membrane and an annular ring, the...
8933312 Distribution of audio sheet music as an electronic book  
An apparatus for synchronized digital sheet music display and audio playback comprises an electronic appliance. The apparatus includes an audio output for playing an audio recording of a piece of...
8933315 Impact responsive portable electronic drumhead  
A portable electronic drumhead includes a sensor responsive to drumstick impacts in producing electrical signal pulses input to headphones to thereby simulate sounds of an acoustic drumhead. The...
8927846 System and method for analysis and creation of music  
A method and system for analyzing patterns in the relationships of notes of an input piece of music. The method comprises generating a set of the most frequently occurring note pitches in...
8927845 Electronic keyboard musical instrument  
An electronic keyboard musical instrument, including: a housing having a lower casing having a bottom wall and an upper casing having a top wall, left and right walls being formed on at least one...
8927839 Stringed instrument hand rest  
A hand rest for a guitar or other such stringed instrument configured to be positioned over strings of the stringed instrument such that a user of the stringed instrument may rest a hand on at...
8927844 Drum pedal  
A footplate for a drum pedal having a forefoot contact-receiving portion, a heel contact-receiving portion and a fulcrum about which a user's foot may pivot between contacting the heel and...
8927837 Decorative guitar tailpiece cover  
Presented is a decorative cover that replaces the bar of a standard tailpiece of a stringed musical instrument such as a guitar. The decorative cover is attractive and hides the retaining screws...
8927842 Drum system  
The drum system has a floor tom, a bass drum, a tom-tom, a snare drum, legs, rods, attachment tools, first and second brackets, and the like. The floor tom is set with a drumhead facing upward,...
8927848 Keyboard circuit and method for detecting keyboard circuit  
A keyboard circuit (15) of an electric music instrument includes contact transistors (TRk) having at least three terminals as input/output terminals for state detection for each of a plurality of...
8925890 Lock for musical instrument stand  
A height adjustable stand for musical instrument includes a connecting housing including a sleeve secured to the stand, a bifurcation extending out of the sleeve and including a top opening...
8927838 Universal musical string adjusting apparatus for use with a tuning device  
There is provided a string adjusting apparatus configured to be used with a string tuning device and with a variety of tuning pegs associated with a variety of stringed musical instruments, the...
8927841 Drum stand stabilizing assembly  
A drum stand stabilizing assembly, generally intended for marching percussion instruments such as snare drums. The invention uses a lateral support to hold the weight of the instrument in multiple...
8927836 Adjustable and removable string instrument neck  
This system provides an acoustic string instrument that allows a musician to carefully adjust the height of the fingerboard relative to the body of the instrument by means of two slidable machined...
8927847 Glitch-free frequency modulation synthesis of sounds  
A time-varying formant is generated at a formant frequency by generating first and second harmonic phase signals having first and second harmonic numbers, respectively, in relation to a modulation...
8927835 Piano extended soft pedal  
A piano selectably playable in normal and soft mode includes multiple piano keys and multiple piano actions associated with the piano keys. Each piano action includes a piano hammer assembly and a...
8927843 Head fixing mechanism of drum  
A head fixing mechanism includes a fixture fixed to a trunk portion and a coupling member which is threadably engaged with a fixture. The coupling member includes a main body which has a head...
8927840 Variable mechanical acoustic resonance component for musical instrument using defined resonance index  
The present invention is a variable mechanical acoustic resonance component for a musical instrument and a method for producing a variable mechanical acoustic resonance component comprising of at...
8920092 Rotatable end pin for instrument strap  
An end pin has a composite shoulder with a fixed lower half and a rotatable upper half. The halves are alignable in a first, installation mode of minimal footprint relative to the hole and slit in...
8921676 Key for keyboard instrument  
A key for a keyboard instrument, which makes it possible to easily attach a weight to a synthetic resin-made key body while securing a desired touch weight to be given during key depression, and...
8921675 Adjustable bridge for stringed musical instrument  
An adjustable bridge for a stringed instrument has a saddle housing defining a plurality of saddle slots and a saddle disposed within each saddle slot. Each saddle is axially adjustable within a...
8921678 Generating tones by combining sound materials  
The apparatus displays, on a display screen, an icon placement region having a time axis defined therein, and displays, in accordance with an input instruction, an icon image with which feature...
8921677 Technologies for aiding in music composition  
Technologies for in aiding music composition are disclosed. One technology includes receiving, via a computer, at least one of a spoken musical note symbol identifier and a spoken musical notation...
8916758 Adjustable musical instrument lever  
The present invention is an adjustable musical instrument lever that changes the throw, amount of leverage, and amount of resistance the lever incurs when moved. The device also adjusts to...
8916763 Transducer  
Provided is a transducer that can be attached to a desired position and removed therefrom and that does not damage musical instruments. A first magnet member and a second magnet member are...
8916760 Music notation system  
An improved music notation system is disclosed. Each pitch has a discrete, highly memorable symbol and corresponding mnemonic, while still having a spatial component and mapping onto the same spot...
8916762 Tone synthesizing data generation apparatus and method  
For each one note or for each plurality of notes constituting a reference tone, a segment setting section segments a time series of actual pitches of the reference tone into one or more note...
8916759 Acoustic drum  
An acoustic drum 10 has a hollow cylindrical shell 11, a drumhead 12 mounted to an opening end of the shell 11 to form a striking surface, a striking surface attachment 13a provided on the entire...
8916761 Audio coupling device to couple an electric musical instrument to a handheld computing device  
An audio coupling device is disclosed that includes a connector for an electric musical instrument, a connector for a handheld computing device, and a connector for headphones. The device may also...
8916757 Lid opening/closing mechanism for keyboard musical instrument  
A lid opening/closing mechanism for a keyboard musical instrument, including: a main body including a casing and a keyboard; a lid attached to the casing so as to be movable between a closed...
8912415 Acoustic structure fiddle and manufacturing method thereof  
The present invention relates to a violin of acoustic configuration, which is different from the classic violin and a manufacturing method thereof. The violin of acoustic configuration is produced...
8912416 One touch drum tuning system  
A cam operated drum tuning system which is rotatable clockwise or counterclockwise to tunes a musical drum. A cam ring mechanism employs multiple helical tracks. A removable radius plate and tool...
8912420 Enhancing music  
Embodiments generally relate to enhancing music. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving a sound input, extracting a primary melody from the sound input, and converting the primary melody...
8912422 Electronic stringed instrument, musical sound generation method and storage medium  
A CPU 41 determines whether or not the detected level of string picking strength exceeds a predetermined first level, and in a case of determining that the predetermined first level is exceeded,...
8912421 Chord-playing instruction device, chord-playing instruction method, and recording medium  
A chord-information storage stores chord-type information and information on relationship between constituent notes including a tonic of the chord as chord information. Upon specification of a...
8912418 Music notation system for two dimensional keyboard  
A music notation system for a two dimensional keyboard consists of a five line staff per hand, where lines represent black keys and spaces represent white keys. The lines are vertically oriented,...
8912419 Synchronized multiple device audio playback and interaction  
A musical playback amusement system is disclosed. A primary audio track defined by a plurality of time-sequence audio data elements and associated synchronization identifiers are loaded and played...
8912417 Mutable high-hat tambourine  
Systems, methods, and apparatuses that allow for a high-hat mounted tambourine musical instrument to be muted are disclosed. In an aspect, the present disclosure provides a mutable tambourine...
8907190 Switch device and electronic musical instrument  
The present invention includes a first rotating operation unit which is arranged in one end section of an instrument main body such that a portion thereof protrudes from the top surface of the...
8907191 Music application systems and methods  
Game systems according to various embodiments are adapted to allow users to assemble an instrument performance for a particular song by: (1) displaying a music loop pallet that includes a...
8907199 Musical instrument pickup with hard ferromagnetic backplate  
A musical instrument pickup with hard ferromagnetic backplates that are coupled to self-magnetized pole pieces, thereby enabling the tonal parameters of the pickup to be varied over an extended...
8907192 Waveform data generating apparatus and waveform data generating program  
The waveform data generating apparatus has a waveform data generating circuit WP which inputs a digital signal formed of a plurality of bits which form a control signal for controlling an 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...
8908881 Sound signal processing device  
A sound signal processing device that is capable of suitably extracting main sound from mixed sound in which unnecessary sound (for example, leakage sound and reverberant sound) is mixed with the...
8907200 Transducer assembly mounting kit with feedback reduction device for installation into the sound hole of an acoustic guitar  
The invention provides elements used to attach a standard magnetic pickup, in conjunction with a feedback reduction device, into the sound hole of an acoustic guitar in a manner that does not...