Celtic Tutor

Celtic Tutor allows you to learn play Irish, Scottish, Breton tunes - it is great fun, and accessible to music lovers of all ages. All you need is a whistle, a guitar, a classical flute, a violin - any instrument will do, and you are ready to dive into this magical musical universe. Developed by a professional musician & educator, this app will help you learn new tunes faster than ever before, and improve your technique. It is a fantastic tool for music students of all ages and abilities, and can also help beginners improve their reading skills. With Celtic Tutor you start by looping just 1 or 2 bars at a slow tempo, so even if you do not read music you will be able to work out the fingerings on your instrument by ear - and by following the notes in the app you'll by amazed at how quickly you will learn to read music. Celtic music is a great introduction to reading because all the tunes are in easy keys, and the melodies are "modal" (ie the scale/mode used does not change during the tune). Please make sure that you upgrade the app often to ensure that you have access to the latest tunepacks and drillpacks - many updates will include new free tunes and drills. Based on the traditional oral method of learning, Celtic Tutor is built around the concept of "Spiral Learning": start with a single bar at a playable tempo and loop it until you no longer need to read the music. Zoom and Pinch with two fingers on touch screens to change the length of the loop, and swipe with one finger to move the looped section. Before long you will have memorized 8 bars... then 16... and finally the entire melody. Celtic Tutor is available for free download including 6 great tunes, and 2 scale drills - for beginners this is already enough study material for several months, if not longer. When you are ready to go to the next step you can buy more tunes and drills directly within the app, and every month I will be adding new material.
Price USD 0
License Free
Version 1.0.4
Operating System iOS
System Requirements None