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iSteelPan app for iPhone and iPad

4.0 ( 4100 ratings )
Music Entertainment
Developer: David A. Shamma
Current version: 1.1, last update: 1 year ago
First release : 14 Jun 2010
App size: 5.43 Mb

As seen on "Make: Online" May 2010 and on TUAW May 2010:

Turns your iPad into a Caribbean steelpan drum. Its a fully mapped chromatic Tenor steelpan. If you miss a note region, a miss strike sound will be played. It can also teach you how to play a song with an interactive game, just follow the mole! More songs, tunings and other steelpans to come.

Works of course by touch, but you can learn how to make some drumsticks for this app too:

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