Learning to read music can be difficult for the novice musician. A new game called Mozart 2 Pro not only teaches you to read the notes, but in a fun environment. With several instruments to choose from, you score for those notes you play correctly.
First, choose your instrument from several options including piano, guitar, bass, and violin. When the game begins, the notes float in from the right and you just tap the correct ones on your instrument in the order they appear to score points. The notes will continue to move in and as you progress through the levels more notes and ledger lines will be added. If a note makes it to the clef on the left side of the screen before you tap the correct one on your instrument, you lose a life. The game ends when all lives are gone.
Take a look at this video of Mozart 2 Pro and just click here if you cannot view it:
- All major and minor keys as well as common clefs are included
- Adjustable tuning is available for string instruments
- Support for left-handed players is in the settings
- Half-speed mode is an option for beginners
- Support for movable and fixed Do is available
As someone who has not played a musical instrument since middle school, unless you count strumming in Guitar Hero, I was pleasantly surprised with Mozart 2 Pro. With some concentration and focus, I was able to move up to level five pretty quickly. The game really does make learning to read music an enjoyable experience.
Mozart 2 Pro is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It is available for $3.99 on the App Store. You can also check out Mozart or the iPad-specific app Mozart HD which both have fewer instrument options and cost only $1.99 each.
For other new games, take a look at Put your nose to your phone in the puzzler Progress to 100 or Explore dungeons and rack up points in Tiny Rogue.