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Alto: The Musical Instruments Guide

iPhone / iPad
  • Reference
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This is the ultimate instruments guide for musicians, composers, songwriters, conductors, students and educators. It includes the registers, transpositions, playability, and sound characteristics of dozens of instruments. This thorough and accurate app is the result of months of research and consulting with musicians, and will continue to be expanded with regular updates. With this app, you can:

- Explore by family, alphabetically, or by score order
- See registers highlighted by difficulty and timbre
- Transpose with a simple tap
- See open strings, vocal ranges, timpani tunings for different sizes of drums, and more.

In this version:
- Woodwinds: Piccolo, Flute, Alto Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet, A Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Chromatic Harmonica, Diatonic Harmonica, Ocarina, Bassoon, Contrabassoon
- Brass: French Horn, Piccolo Trumpet, Trumpet in D, Trumpet in C, Trumpet in Bb, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba
- Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
- Keyboard and Percussion: Piano, Celesta, Glockenspiel, Marimba, Vibraphone, Fender Rhodes, Xylophone, Timpani
- Choral: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
- Operatic: Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
- Harp
- Guitar, Bass Guitar