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Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide app review: a creative analysis

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Introduction

Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide provides a wonderful case study in the analysis of the lyrical and musical content of the famous song Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty, looking at factors such as the instrumentation and composition to determine what makes a great piece of music.

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Free Fallin’ is the kind of song that captivate just about any audience, and who can honestly say they’ve never sung along with the chorus! If you’re curious to learn more about why this emotionally-charged song works so well then I’d definitely recommend checking out this app.

Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide

$1.99

The Power of a Simple Song

What we have here is a very interesting app in the Music category of the App Store that uses Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty as a creative musical case study to help us better understand what goes into creating an excellent piece of music.

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Within this app you’ll find a detailed breakdown of the lyrics and instrumentation, with other sections dedicated to things like the historical and personal connections between this song and other individuals.

Find the meaning
Find the meaning

What is it that Makes Music Great?

Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide also includes a profile of Tom Petty as well as general factoids and trivia, and you’ll be able to answer questions in the in-app quiz to test how much you’ve learnt.

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Whether you’re studying music in a formal setting or you just want to learn a bit more about general musical composition, I think you’ll find what’s in this app to be enchanting, if not wholly entertaining!

Learn songwriting technique
Learn songwriting technique

Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide

$1.99

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Use Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty as a creative musical case study
  • View a detailed breakdown of the lyrics and instrumentation to find out what makes a great song
  • Includes a profile of Tom Petty as well as general factoids and trivia
  • Learn about the historical connections between this song and other individuals
  • Answer questions in the in-app quiz to test how much you’ve learnt

Cons                                  

  • There is nothing n‚Äčegative to say about this app

What does it mean
What does it mean

Final Words

I really like the idea behind Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide for iPhone and iPad, and would definitely recommend it to all you music aficionados out there.

 

 

Free Fallin': Shmoop Music Guide

$1.99
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MarkBangs

Mark is an opinionated writer who loves to review apps. In 2012, he started reviewing Apple apps on a regular basis and wonders how he survived up to that point without these apps.