Top 10 Piano Apps For iPad – 02/22/11

The music genre of the App Store is hugely popular and deservedly so. We have put together the top 10 latest and best piano apps, they are fantastic, take a look at these…

50in1 Piano HD

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Learn to play the piano, create your own songs and even sing to your compositions! 50in1 Piano HD lets you do all that with one single app!

*** Special introductory price only for the first few days! ***
Get it while it’s only $2!

It combines a piano keyboard, 50 studio-quality instruments, 100 piano lessons, real-time effects, 100 beat loops and much more in a user-friendly interface.

FEATURES
• Photorealistic 85-key keyboard
• Instant positioning and resizing with gestures
• 2 keyboard row mode
• Key labels (Cs only, all keys, all keys colored)

• 50 studio-recorded instruments (sampled from real instruments)
• 100 piano lessons (from Mozart to Jingle Bells)
• 100 drum beats
• 18 demo songs
• Microphone recording

• 4 real-time effects:
• 6 reverb styles
• Delay with adjustable timing and feedback
• 3-band equalizer
• Pitch bend controlled via device tilt

$1.99/Download

Pianist Pro

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Pianist, the ORIGINAL iPhone piano, turns Professional for the iPad with photo-realistic graphics and an unbelievable sound. Pianist Pro was the number one music app for the iPad at release and has remained high in the charts ever since.

- Full recording and overdub facility.
- Live MIDI control of external synths via CoreMidi USB, MIDI Mobilizer interface, Network MIDI, OSC or DSMI.
- Standard MIDI File import and export.
- Audio (WAV) file export.
- 16 professionally recorded instruments (pianos, organs, guitars, synths).
- Built-in effects, arpeggiator and drum machine.
- Soft and Sustain pedals, and velocity based on key strike position.
- A full 88 key Single or dual keyboard layout with configurable key size.
- Onscreen pitch bend, modulation and swell pedal controls.
- Vibrato and Low-Pass Filter.

$9.99/download

Etude ~ sheet music on steroids

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Etude is sheet music on steroids. Whether you’re an accomplished musician or someone who couldn’t carry a tune given a wheelbarrow, Etude will quickly become an indispensable tool for adding new songs to your repertoire. Choose from hundreds (and soon to be thousands) of songs, hear and see how they should be played, and learn them yourself. From Fur Elise to The Entertainer to The Itsy Bitsy Spider, Etude spans music genres, ages, and difficulty levels to bring a vast assortment of sheet music literally to your fingertips!

$4.99/Download

Piano! for iPad

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Very simple app, just play piano with your fingers!

$0.99/Download

Twelve Tone

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Enter a tone row by touching the staff or playing the piano keyboard.

You can create and work with sets and squares that have from 1 to 12 pitches.

Press the play button and hear your row played back to you as fast or as slow as you set.

$8.99/Download

ezPiano for iPad: 70+ Songs with Full Accompaniment!

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ezPiano is a magical app that works like Guitar Hero for the piano. Whether you’re a pro or an amateur, you’ll find something cool in it. Unlike other piano apps, ezPiano shows you the sheet music and plays the accompaniment for you while you are playing the tune! Perform like a maestro even if you don’t know how to play the piano. Want to show off? There’s a feature that lets you "pretend" to play Flight of the Bumble Bee!

$2.99/Download

PlayItYourself HD

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PlayItYourself is music scores and piano wrapped into one slick app. It is interactive sheet music.

The idea is to play what you see even if you can’t read it. yet.

It’s action packed.
Addictive.
Yet educational.

But most importantly It’s fun.

$2.99/Download

Electric Piano for iPad HD

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4 (C2-C5) Full Octaves!
2 complete sound sets!
Full swiping control, anyway you want it!

That is more than any other piano app in the App store!

An electric piano is an electric musical instrument.

Electric pianos produce sounds mechanically and the sounds are turned into electronic signals by pickups. Unlike a synthesizer, the electric piano is not an electronic instrument, but electro-mechanical.

$2.99/Download

Nota for iPad

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For beginners, Nota’s tools covers the basics of music notation with a 4 octave piano that displays the notes on a staff, a full screen landscape mode piano for practicing and an interactive notes quiz to test your knowledge of notes.

For advanced users, the scales browser has a comprehensive list of common and exotic scales. Nota will show the scale, play it and display the notes, intervals and half-steps. The chords browser makes it easy to find a chord and play it on any key or invert it. You can now set the notation to strict or simplified and also set the root to sharp or flat. You can also consult the Circle of Fifths in the Reference section which has the most comprehensive reference of music notation on the iPad.

$4.99/download

musicalTouch

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Combining rich, high fidelity sounds and an intuitive interface, musicalTouch is the ultimate musical companion for your new iPad. Taking full advantage of the screen real-estate and computing power of Apple’s latest device, musicalTouch is able to bring you a musical experience like no other App before it!

With the highest of quality studio grade audio samples musicalTouch sounds fantastic whether using the built-in speakers, external speakers, or even headphones!

$0.99/Download

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