TONALY: Write & practice music
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Based on the circle of fifths

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Category
Music & Education
Current version
3.0.2
Price
$4.99
Size
81 MB
Last Update
Jan 11, 2020
Platform
iOS

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Krishna Peri
Mar 17, 2018

I almost never write reviews for apps but this one felt like it deserves a praise. The UI is very appealing with neat colors and the makers of this app clearly did their research on user base because it caters to both beginners and professionals. I’ve been a musician for about six years now and a UX designer for three, and this is the first time I’m seeing two of my favorite things blend into one awesome entity. At first even I thought if it’ll be worth spending the money for and now I’ve realized the vast possibilities this app has to offer. Sometimes I get writers block when trying to come up with a piece and cannot really place the next chord in the sequence and also I’ve had hard time getting my head around different modes. This app surprisingly has it all and I’d highly recommend any musician to check it out.

wckreation
Jul 02, 2018

Great little app, very helpful for composing and actually hearing chord progressions back for those who don't have relative and perfect pitch. The only thing is that I would love for more customizations of the chords, namely inversions (even in combination with four note chords) and different rhythms that aren't 4/4. Right now, the root of the chord is always on the bottom. Inversions add a different color to the chord and are very widely used in songs and compositions. Some chords in the context of a certain progression just aren't the same sound without inversions. As for rhythms, it would be helpful for more control over how many bars a progression is and how many beats are in a bar. Right now, it's always 4 beats to a bar. Either 4 or 8 bars. I don't think adding different time signatures would be incredibly difficult nor adding custom length of bars any amount between (2-8). Also, adding chord changes within a bar would be awesome. That would add more complexity, sure, but the app for have so much value for making fully realized chord progressions for a song or composition. Other than those things, a solid app with lots of potential for improvement. I'm sure the inversions and rhythms features can be included in a future update.

Freshprinceofbethel
Mar 11, 2018

App is pretty good and fun to use. I recommend getting it to anyone who wants a better understanding of progressions. I would hope to see in the future options for saving chord progressions, making chord progressions that are longer than 8 bars, and possibly different instrument sounds. I think these are all relatively easy additions. I would also recommend an option to use chords from the parallel minor or modal interchange. This would be a tremendously better app if it had that. It would be worth way more money. I would even pay in app purchase for it if it worked well. I'd rather see it free but people need money. This app is good and is updated pretty regularly. I'd give it five stars if they manage to bring my suggestions to life. I'm hopeful because these don't seem like they would be incredibly hard to add to the already good UI. I would also like to point out a glitch where if you exit to home screen out of the app while having a chord progression being played it can make a horrible spazz noise. Overall really good app that's actually worth the price I'd buy it again.

lonzdaddy
Dec 09, 2019

i’m self taught on the keys for the past 2 years and just started taking lessons where i had to get my fingerings together with Scales. this App has been so helpful in learning how to transpose in all keys, and knowing my 1-7 in each key. the extra $2.99 for the scales is also a huge plus for those who are looking to diversify their sound and learn all types of scales. i also love the song writing mode that shows you what a typical chorus will start on in terms of key (cmaj verse, to a min bridge with a 6234 progression for instance). i recommend this to anyone who wants to better their playing. couple this app with lessons and you can really become deadly on the keys!!!

I wanna watch madea
Dec 24, 2019

Normally, I would give this app five stars. However, when I tried to export it as a midi file and add it to my GarageBand it starts making a noise that wasn’t happening on the app originally. I am not sure if that’s a branded sound effect for using the app or maybe somethings wrong with the app. I feel that with the limited amount of instruments that you provide I should be able to export it put it onto GarageBand and manipulated in which ever way I would like. Which would aid in making music a bit more. This would be really grateful for beginners (speaking for myself) but now I have to sit here and slightly struggle with making chords on the iPad. Maybe I’m doing something wrong please let me know what I can do to change the alien noise that I hear or let me know if it’s not going to stop. Or at least if this is a branded sound affect please let me pay for it to disappear, SOMETHING, just make it go away.

About TONALY: Write & practice music

Developed by the Christian Hengst

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TONALY: Write & practice music has 2 644 user reviews.

TONALY: Write & practice music is ranking in Music on the 2.

TONALY: Write & practice music has an average rating of 4.8.

The latest version of TONALY: Write & practice music (3.0.2) ​was ​released on Jan 11, 2020.

You can download TONALY: Write & practice music ​here: 1242467844 .

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FOR WHOM?

This app is for musicians of all kinds, songwriters, and producers. Beginners and advanced. No matter if it's your intention to get better on your instrument or playfully find chords and inspiration for your songs or productions.


WRITE SONGS & FIND CHORDS

▶ Chords within a key are highlighted, they will sound great together, just combine them.
▶ Lookup how chords are played on the guitar, piano, ukulele or bass guitar! With Left-Hand mode!

Export songs as MIDI and use them in Ableton, Reason, Garage Band or any other DAW.

▶ Thirds? Fifths? Mixolydian??? Don't panic! You don't need to know or learn any music theory!


PRACTICE & LEARN

▶ Learn chords and scales*, get easy access to music theory!
▶ Practice your own songs or popular songs. Analyze them and understand chord relations.

▶ Learn how chords are played on the guitar, piano, ukulele or bass guitar! With Left-Hand mode!
▶ Display the names of the scale tones in the staff. Improve your sight-reading!
▶ Display scale patterns (intervals) in the staff. Learn scales more effectively!

*basic scales are included, unlock more than 80 additional scales as Add-on if you are hungry for more!


MIDI EXPORT

Export songs as MIDI file and work with them in Ableton, Garage Band or any other digital audio workstation.


PDF EXPORT*

Export chords as PDF lead sheet. Get your songs printed, share PDFs with your bandmates or simply bring the sheets to the rehearsal. Lead sheets are an excellent way to make your music playable for other musicians!

*available as Add-on


PROS AND TEACHERS

▶ Have fun with modal interchange and customized chords!
▶ Check out chord statistics related to the current mode.
▶ Display and playback 4-note chords in the circle of fifths.
▶ Use the app to teach your students and let them practice chord progressions and scales.


FURTHER FEATURES

▶ Share & collaborate
Share song links with bandmates or your teacher. Receivers can open and work on them in the TONALY app.

▶ Chord symbols and chord structures are explained.

▶ Interactive keyboard
Check out melodies or practice scales on the go.

▶ Interactive circle of fifths

▶ Display chords, roman numerals, Nashville numbers, and colors.

▶ Transposed playback for Bb or Eb instruments.

▶ List of popular songs

▶ Songwriting
Easily pick chords out of the circle of fifths. Create custom chords, change time signature (4/4, 3/4, 6/8, 7/8, 5/8), change the tempo (40-320bpm) and adjust the flexible song structure.
Once you've composed a song, you can quickly change the key to find the right one for you.

▶ Scales

Available modes/scales:

▻ Ionian (Natural major)
▻ Aeolian (Natural minor)
▻ As well as Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, and Locrian.

▻ Unlock more than 80 additional scales as Add-on.

Different clefs:
▻ G clef
▻ F clef
▻ C clef

▶ Different playback sounds:

▻ Grand Piano
▻ Acoustic Guitar
▻ E-Bass
▻ E-Piano
▻ Synth Pad

▶ App settings:

▻ Four color themes, including a color blind theme.
▻ Display minor chords in small letters.
▻ Display 4-note-chords.
▻ Display german note names (B will be H).

▶ No registration (account) needed!

Please have a look at the apps privacy policy before you download it.