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8853514 Wood stave drum with opto/acoustic shell windows  
A musical drum comprising a drum shell made of wood staves is provided. The drum shell has cutout sections which are positioned so as to achieve desired acoustical properties for the drum. The...
8853517 Musical instrument pickup incorporating engineered ferromagnetic materials  
Magnetic pickups with unique tonal properties that incorporate components that are formed from an engineered ferromagnetic material. Monolithic and composite pickup components with ferromagnetic...
8853511 Percussive block for musical instruments  
A percussion attachment for a musical instrument. The attachment includes a body having at least one aerating hole formed therein. A clamp is mounted to the body that attaches the body to the...
8853516 Audio analysis apparatus  
In an audio analysis apparatus, a component acquirer acquires a component matrix composed of an array of component values, columns of the component matrix corresponding to the sequence of unit...
8853513 Vibrato system for stringed musical instruments  
The subject matter of the present invention is a vibrato device which can be used in most stringed musical instruments as an integral unit to effectively vary and return the instrument to pitch/in...
8854497 Webcam capable of generating special sound effects and method of generating special sound effects thereof  
A webcam capable of generating special sound effects includes an image device, a sound device, a multiplexer, a microprocessor, and a universal serial bus device. The image device is used for...
8853512 Truss rods  
A truss rod for use with a neck body of a musical instrument. The truss rod includes a first rod connected to a second rod. An adjustment member is connected to the first rod and configured to...
8847058 Signal processing device and stringed instrument  
A signal processing device is composed of a signal acquisition unit and a signal processing unit. The signal acquisition unit acquires a signal corresponding to a vibration propagated from a...
8847054 Generating a synthesized melody  
A method performed by one or more processing devices includes receiving information indicative of an input chord progression, with the input chord progression comprising a plurality of chords;...
8847056 Vocal processing with accompaniment music input  
Systems, including methods and apparatus, for generating audio effects based on accompaniment audio produced by live or pre-recorded accompaniment instruments, in combination with melody audio...
8847057 Auditory board  
A planar surfaced electrical musical instrument is provided which is configured to support both feet of a user standing upon it during use. Supported by the device, the standing user may generate...
8847052 Orchestral peg turning device  
A peg turner for a stringed instrument includes an elongate body portion extending along an axis. The body portion defines first and second opposing ends. A recess is formed in the first end of...
8847757 Mobile device having proximity sensor and data output method using the same  
A method for outputting data by using a proximity sensor in a mobile device is provided. The method includes emitting light in a proximity sensing mode and detecting light reflected by a gesture,...
8847053 Dynamic point referencing of an audiovisual performance for an accurate and precise selection and controlled cycling of portions of the performance  
The systems and methods taught herein are generally directed to a dynamic point referencing of an audiovisual performance for an accurate and precise selection and controlled cycling of portions...
8847049 Vibration plate for music box and preparation method thereof  
The present invention is an music box vibration plate and the preparation method thereof, which comprises of a plurality of vibration piece disposed in parallel and having a thin flat sound...
8847050 Harmonica and technology for retrofitting harmonica  
A harmonica with a tube plate that provides production of sweeter, clearer notes with a minimum of skill. The tube plate has a plurality of tubes and sits over the reeds and the comb under the...
8847055 Method and apparatus for exploring chord progressions within a diatonic major key  
A method for obtaining a chord progression based upon a diatonic major key may include the steps of casting a dodecahedron to determine the diatonic major key, casting a octahedron to determine a...
8847051 Keyboard guitar including transpose buttons to control tuning  
A musical instrument includes: a body including a keybed having a plurality of keys, wherein activation of each key creates an electrical signal at an output, wherein said electrical signal...
8841538 Detachable electronic drum  
An electronic drum has an induction board and a securing frame. The induction board has a drumhead, a connection device and a detecting assembly. The connection device is adapted to be...
8841535 Method and system for visual representation of sound  
A system and method for visual representation of sound, wherein the system and method obtain sound information from a multimedia content; generate an icon based on the sound information obtained;...
8841533 Tool for performing work to correct arc of fret, fret board or finger board and adjustment at once with strings of stringed instrument attached  
Provided is a tool for simultaneously correcting a radius of curvature of frets, a fretboard or a fingerboard of a stringed instrument and leveling the frets while strings are on the stringed...
8841534 Method and system for video and film recommendation  
An artificial intelligence video analysis recommendation system and method is provided that allows video viewers to discover new videos and video producers to evaluate the potential success of a...
8842847 System for simulating sound engineering effects  
The invention provides an audio signal processing system for simulating sound engineering effects. The audio signal processing system may simulate, emulate or model sound engineering effects that...
8841537 Systems and methods for a digital stringed instrument  
Systems and methods for a digital instrument are described, for example to simulate or be used in conjunction with a stringed instrument. A sensor system detects the location of one or more...
8841528 Keyboard device  
A keyboard device of the present invention includes a front guide shaft that is provided on the front portion of a front lid and projects toward sides of the front lid, a rear guide shaft that is...
8841847 Electronic device for controlling lighting effects using an audio file  
An electronic device is provided, which comprises one or more light groupings, each light grouping including one or more light sources, and audio processing circuitry adapted for interpreting an...
8841532 Piano key system  
A keyboard instrument having keys modified as compared to a standard piano keyboard, in which the central longitudinal axis of the D♯ key extends between the adjoining distal lateral sides of the...
8841531 Sheet music holder and method for playing an instrument  
A sheet music holder for a drum kit is described. The sheet music holder is suitable to provide sheet music to a drum head so that music may be read when the drum is played. The sheet music holder...
8841527 Electric drum and cymbal with spider web-like sensor  
An electronic percussion instrument may include a percussion member that generates vibrations when percussed, a vibration resonance member, a vibration damping member, and an electronic sound...
8841530 Flute headjoint  
A flute headjoint includes a chimney, a lip plate and a tube body formed from a refractory metal. The refractory metal can include tantalum, niobium, molybdenum, tungsten, rhenium, alloys of these...
8841536 Media system with playing component  
This document describes a device for receiving and displaying graphical representations of digital music tracks and their components (in the form of digital interactive phrases, or “DIPs”). The...
8841529 Clarinet mouthpiece and barrel system  
A clarinet mouthpiece and tuning barrel system includes a mouthpiece with a central mouthpiece bore passing through the mouthpiece from a tone chamber to a rear portion of the mouthpiece opposite...
8835736 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...
8835730 Latch for travel guitar with hinged neck  
The inventive folding guitar comprises a guitar body and a guitar neck which includes a fretboard. A hinge connects the guitar neck to the guitar body. The hinge is configured to enable the guitar...
8835734 Acoustical device for drum  
Disclosed is a device which is designed to improve the accoustics of a drum. The device has two halves, and it attaches about a hole formed in the drum head. One or both halves have portions which...
8835741 Method and system for turning pages containing musical scores with an electronic foot pedal  
The various embodiments herein provide an electronic foot pedal assembly for turning pages of musical scores in a digital musical score file in a computing device. The method comprises installing...
8837745 Electro-acoustic audio reverberation device and method  
Disclosed is an audio reverberation apparatus. The audio reverberation apparatus interacts with or may include a mechanical or acoustic reverberation element. An audio signal is pitch transposing...
8835740 Video game controller  
A controller configured to interactively control images, such as visual images including video images in interactive-multi-media including video games and the like. In one preferred embodiment, a...
8838835 Session terminal apparatus and network session system  
A session terminal apparatus constitutes a network session system together with another session terminal apparatus. In the session terminal apparatus, a back performance instruction part instructs...
8835739 Keystroke and MIDI command system for DJ player and video game systems  
A software application configured to enable a single controller trigger to send arbitrarily complex sequences of keystroke and/or MIDI control messages to a multi-media device. Examples of...
8835733 Frame cajon  
This invention relates to a musical instrument, specifically a frame cajon comprising a cuboid frame with structural surfaces on the top and bottom that completely support the weight of the player...
8835732 Tone control device  
Provided is a tone control device coupled to a musical instrument including a plurality of pipes capable of generating tones with differing pitches for keys, wherein the pipes are arranged in...
8835737 Piano tablature system and method  
A piano tablature includes tab keys indicating a new measure where the tab keys display a standard piano keyboard. Middle C on a piano keyboard is highlighted. A tab measure includes note...
8835735 Foldable musical instrument pedal service  
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...
8835738 Musical systems and methods  
Musical performance/input systems, methods, and products can accept user inputs via a user interface, generate, sound, store, and/or modify one or more musical tones. The user interface can...
8835731 Chord playing attachment apparatus  
A removable chord playing attachment and related method is disclosed. The chord playing attachment may be attached to a guitar or similar stringed instrument, and the user may use the chord...
8829323 System and method for single-user control of multiple roles within a music simulation  
Systems and methods are provided for enhancing interaction with a music simulation program. A controller interacts with the music simulation program in conjunction with a motion sensor to enable...
8829318 Guitar component systems  
A system relating to providing improved bodies for stringed instruments. The present invention is directed toward the fabrication of alloy electric-guitar bodies utilizing CNC processes.
8830162 System and method that generates outputs  
The present invention relates to a system and method that generates outputs based on the operating position of a sensor which is determined by the biomechanical positions or gestures of individual...
8829322 Metrical grid inference for free rhythm musical input  
Computer-based methods infer a metrical grid from music that has been input without a predetermined time signature or tempo, enabling such free rhythm input to be annotated with the inferred grid,...