Zydaccordion - Cajun/Zydeco One-Row Accordion
Zydaccordion is an authentic sounding, easy to play, standard 10-button, one-row Cajun/Zydeco Button Accordion for the iPad.
You may choose between the standard C or D scales and Dry or Wet tuned reeds.
The app uses the same fingerings and has essentially the same button spacing as a real instrument.
The built-in note guide will help you quickly learn your way around the buttons.
Here's how to get started playing tunes:
The app can be played either with the iPad on the lap or held vertically like the real instrument.
Touch the buttons with the fingers on your right hand to play. The buttons and valves light up in green when touched.
Multiple buttons may be pressed at the same time to play chords.
This style of accordion is diatonic and plays different notes depending on whether you are pushing or pulling on the bellows.
Touch the anywhere in the bellows image at the top of the screen for PUSH notes, lift your finger for PULL notes.
The bellows edges light up tracking the current bellows direction.
Select between C and D scales and Dry or Wet tuned reeds using the controls at the top of the screen.
Adjust the Volume slider as desired.
Touch the ‘?’ icon to show the note names. The note names change with the bellows direction.
Touch the ‘i’ icon to bring up the help screen. Touch anywhere in the help screen to go back to the play screen.
All settings are saved when the app exits.
You may play along with the music on your iPad by starting the track playing and then launching the app.
App inspired by a gorgeous one-row accordion image by Michael Miceli.
Bug fixes and audio engine improvements for both iPad and iPad 2.
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- Last changed:
- Nov 02, 2011
- Michael Eskin
- Average Rating:
- 4.00 (3)
- 16.5 MB
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