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8829321 Percussion instrument  
A percussion instrument of the type having a box composed of four walls (1) forming the outline, on which a top (2) rests, the lateral end walls (3-4) having a rectangular profile, the front (5)...
8831762 Music audio signal generating system  
A system for timbral change, capable of changing timbres included in an existing music audio signal to arbitrary timbres. Replaced harmonic peak parameters are created by replacing a plurality of...
8829320 Collapsible musical drum  
A collapsible musical drum with collapsible drum shell is disclosed in the present invention. Said musical drum is comprised of a base drum member with a drum head and a drum shell, and a...
8829317 Wrist alignment device for stringed musical instruments  
A wrist alignment device for attachment to a stringed musical instrument, the instrument comprising a neck portion comprising a fingerboard on one side of the neck portion and a nose portion...
8829319 Percussion instrument  
This invention concerns a percussion instrument comprising a batter (10) and a resonant (12) drum both including a ring base (14), a lateral wall (16) that stands on it and a membrane (18) which...
8822799 Ergonomic training/practice mallet for keyboard percussion  
A training and practice mallet for keyboard percussion instruments comprising a slender, substantially cylindrical mallet shaft with a gripping end and a striking end, the gripping end improved...
8822801 Musical instructional player  
A segmented, interactive audio-visual content progress bar and method of use whose divisions provide an information and instructional index of performance content. The progress bar provides a time...
8822803 Dynamic diatonic instrument  
A musical instrument comprising buttons for playing notes is disclosed, wherein the buttons are arranged in an isomorphic layout consisting of rows and columns, characterized by means for choosing...
8822798 Clutch assembly for high-hat drum cymbal  
A clutch assembly for a high-hat drum cymbal. A coiled spring is compressed between an upper bearing surface on an enclosure assembly and a lower bearing surface on a bearing assembly. An upper...
8822804 Digital aerophones and dynamic impulse response systems  
Method and apparatus for playing existing aerophone musical instruments e.g. bagpipe or constructing new instruments or more general human interaction devices by continuous estimation of the...
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...
8822805 Musical instrument  
A musical instrument and acoustic/electrical pickup is provided. The instrument includes acoustic and/or electrical pickup capabilities but also retains the feel of an acoustic instrument. The...
8822806 Configurable foot-operable electronic control interface apparatus and method  
The present inventive foot-operable apparatus and method comprise a generally rectangular housing comprising at least one internally positioned accelerometer sensor component, and also including...
8822800 Finger operable percussive device  
A finger operable percussive device for initiating acoustic signals, which can include a percussive member configured to initiate the acoustic signals upon impact with objects. The percussive...
8822797 Continuous pitch wind musical instrument  
A musical instrument includes a resonating pipe having a first slot defined along a length of a longitudinal axis of the resonating pipe and a sliding rod that slides along a length of the first...
8816179 Methods and systems for disambiguation of an identification of a sample of a media stream  
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...
8816178 System of removing overtones and rings in a drum set  
A system of removing undesirable overtones and rings in an acoustic drum includes a drum, a tuning port, and an attachment mechanism. The tuning port is attached to the drum by the attachment...
8816873 Entertainment apparatus for a seated user  
A seat (5) includes a sensor (21) mounted on the seat which is arranged to sense the presence of an object, or movement or position of an object in a non-contact manner, within a sensing region...
8816182 Digital audio connections for 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...
8814687 Multi-player music game  
A video game allows dynamic transitions in the number of players. A player may join other players already playing the game without interrupting the play of the existing players, and a player may...
8816181 Electronic percussion device and method  
An electronic percussion device includes a drum shell, a drumhead as striking surface, vibration sensors, and a peripheral and a central vibration carrier. The vibration carriers abut against the...
8816177 Bridge for string instrument, saddle for string instrument, and string instrument therewith  
A bridge for a string instrument, which has a simple structure and is easily processed, is provided, whereby the material cost of the saddle is decreased and superior vibrancy of sound is...
8816176 Banjo with improved resonance  
A banjo, made almost entirely of wood, eliminates most metal parts of a traditional banjo. The neck is bolted to the body, improving sustain. The body consists of a drum assembly bolted to a...
8816180 Systems and methods for portable audio synthesis  
A method of performing audio synthesis is disclosed. An audio event is input to an audio algorithm along with associated parameters including source sample data. An interpolation function is...
8809655 Multi-functional capo apparatus and method of use  
A capo apparatus for use on a stringed instrument comprising a capo body comprising a first leg having a first leg width thereacross, and an attachment extending from the capo body comprising an...
8812138 Method and system of controlling and/or configuring an electronic audio recorder, player, processor and/or synthesizer  
A method and system of controlling and/or configuring an electronic audio processor and/or synthesizer, comprises a network or bi-directional data port that allows such a device to be connected to...
8809666 Electronic drum induction structure  
The present invention relates to an electronic drum induction structure, and more particularly to a structure eliminating noise generated from a drumhead of an electronic drum so as to transmit...
8809662 Musical performance training apparatus, musical performance training method, and computer readable medium  
A musical performance training apparatus of the present invention receives an input of a note of a musical sound; stores a keying frequency received during a predetermined unit time to be...
8809657 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Inverted keyboard instrument and method of playing the same
 
An electronic keyboard instrument is provided and methods of playing and assembling the same. The instrument comprises a controller for enabling activation of electronic signals having audible,...
8809664 Support function recommending apparatus, a support function recommending method, a support function recommending system, and a recording medium  
Plural electronic musical instruments 2 obtain proficiency level related information, that includes items such as usage amounts of plural support functions which are used by a user in performing a...
8811121 Watch with an integrated chromatic tuner  
A portable timepiece includes at least one hand for displaying the minutes and hours and an electronic unit for the chromatic tuning of an instrument. The electronic unit includes an acoustic...
8809658 Keyboard device for electronic musical instrument  
A keyboard device includes plural white and black keys 11w, 11b that rock according to a key depression/release operation. Positions of key support portions 13w, 13b supporting the plural white...
8809663 Synthetic simulation of a media recording  
A method and system for generating a synthetic simulation of a media recording is disclosed. One embodiment accesses a sound reference archive and heuristically creates a new sound that is matched...
8809656 Acoustic drum head tuning system and method of use  
The present invention enhances acoustic drum tone quality with consistently clear high-definition sound while introducing a 3-dimensional, real-time pitch change capability to any size or style or...
8809665 Electronic percussion gestures for touchscreens  
Methods, computer program products, and systems for receiving gestures and producing percussion instrument signals are disclosed. An exemplary method includes receiving a gesture on an area of a...
8809659 Keyboard device for electronic musical instrument  
A keyboard device includes plural white and black keys 11w, 11b that rock according to a key depression/release operation. Positions of key support portions 13w, 13b supporting the plural white...
8809661 Tuning device  
A tuning device that facilitates the checking of the pitch of each sound is provided. The tuning device includes a pitch name display means including display positions that are arranged in a pitch...
8809660 Keyboard device for electronic musical instrument  
A keyboard device includes hammers 16w, 16b that rock with the rocking movement of plural white and black keys 11w, 11b. The plural white and black keys 11w, 11b include drive units that drive the...
8802950 Harmonica  
The harmonica according to the invention includes a comb or windchest supporting at least one reed plate on which are mounted sound reeds and a peripheral shell allowing to hold the harmonica,...
8802957 Mobile replacement-dialogue recording system  
A mobile replacement-dialogue recording system enables the creation of replacement-dialogue items by mobile users not at a media recording studio. Studio-users prepare guide media video, audio and...
8805744 Podblasting-connecting a USB portable media device to a console  
Embodiments of the present invention provide techniques for aiding users of game consoles in creating custom gameplay data for a music video game based on audio data (e.g., songs) stored on a...
8802948 Guitar slide holding system and apparatus  
A guitar slide holder for supporting a guitar slide so that the guitar slide may be secured when not in use and then easily removed and positioned on a guitarist's finger. The guitar slide holder...
8802954 System and method for controlling 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...
8802956 Automatic accompaniment apparatus for electronic keyboard musical instrument and fractional chord determination apparatus used in the same  
The number of chords belonging to a first chord group is decreased to less than the number of chords belonging to a second chord group. In a first detection mode, when a first determining unit...
8802951 Gravitating musical instrument support  
A support for musical instruments, especially marching percussion instruments such as multi-tenor sets, which uses a gravitating pivot to align the instrument in the proper orientation. The...
8802955 Chord based method of assigning musical pitches to keys  
Improvisation or playing along with a musical group or with a song is enjoyable to people and musicians of all ability levels. However, it is easy to play notes which do not harmonize with other...
8802958 Input device for an electronic system and methods of using same  
Devices and methods for controlling an electronic system are provided. An embodiment of a device comprises a spring having a first end with a first handle and a second end with a second handle. A...
8802959 Variable resonant bifilar single coil magnetic pickup  
A bifilar pickup for an electrical stringed musical instrument is provided. The bifilar pickup comprises a single coil wherein the coil is formed with two closely spaced but electrically isolated...
8802961 Wireless foot-operated effects pedal for electric stringed musical instrument  
A footswitch controller for an electric stringed musical instrument is provided. In one embodiment, the footswitch controller comprises a foot pedal assembly, base assembly, bottom plate assembly,...
8802962 Foot actuated percussion board  
The present invention is a device for use on a playing surface by a musician using a foot to generate an electrical signal indicative of a bass drum. The device generally comprises a body having a...