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Play Shapes

It’s time to completely rethink the way we learn music

Play along with your favorite songs with this unique music app

Play Shapes

by Shapes Music, LLC
Play Shapes
Play Shapes
Play Shapes
Removed from the App Store

Play along with your favorite songs with this unique music app.

What is it about?

It’s time to completely rethink the way we learn music. Before you know a single note name, chord, or scale fingering, you can instantly play along with all your favorite songs by ear—and that’s just the beginning.

Play Shapes

App Details

Version
1.5
Rating
(48)
Size
24Mb
Genre
Music Education
Last updated
September 29, 2013
Release date
September 29, 2013
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App Store Description

It’s time to completely rethink the way we learn music. Before you know a single note name, chord, or scale fingering, you can instantly play along with all your favorite songs by ear—and that’s just the beginning.

The Play Shapes app features interactive lessons that show you step by step how to improvise along with thousands of music videos.

Shapes is perfect for:
● Anyone who likes having fun
● Music fans who want to improve their ear
● Jazz students or musicians who want to get better at improvising
● DJs who want to start playing their own tracks
● Anyone who wants to start a band or play music with friends

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How does Shapes work?

When experienced musicians interact with music, they seldom think in terms of notes, scales or keys. Instead, they’ve translated years of experience into natural shapes and patterns on their instruments. Shapes lets you experience this broader way of thinking right from the start.

++You already know a lot++
Most people can easily hear when a note sounds “right” or “wrong” with a song, even with no musical training. This means that we hear music in terms of broader groupings of notes, and that we develop this ability naturally.

++A new set of musical ideas++
Shapes identifies the broadest group of notes that sounds good with a song, arranges them in a way that’s super easy to remember, and translates them directly to an instrument, making it possible to instantly play by ear.

++Playing is just the beginning++
You'll learn a ton just by playing, and then you can take your new skills as far as you like—the principles you pick up here will open a whole new way to read and write music, improve your musical ear, and finally understand music theory.

Learn more at shapesmusic.com and be on the lookout for Shapes YouTube tutorials and geeky music stuff that'll take what you learn in this app further into notation, harmony, and music theory.

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Have an issue? Email us at [email protected]

Note: YouTube music content is blocked in some countries. Interactive Lessons will still be available. Please make sure YouTube music content is available in your country to get the most out of Shapes.

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