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Listen to music, compose it, record it, perform it
Naxos Music Library
Over 940,000 tracks of streaming audio (ie. all the music history listening lists you'll ever need) available to you anytime, anywhere. Log in with BU's subscription to stream. Free for both iOS
Who needs a recording studio? With Garageband you can record an entire album (on multiple instruments and vocals) all on your phone or tablet, and then play along with it. Support for up to 32 recorded tracks, with more instrumental sounds available via in-app purchases. $$ for iOS
Write music on a tablet or phone with your finger or a stylus and then edit it, print it out, or play it back instantly. Anything from solo instruments to full orchestral scores, with support for transposing instruments. Your theory assignments never sounded (or looked) so good! $$$ for iOS
Compose, edit, and playback scores using real audio samples performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. Enter, edit, and play back using notation, tablature, or both. Full range of orchestral and guitar functions and articulations, interactive drum pad and piano keyboard, full audio mixer. $$$ for iPad
Customizable to any time signature, including beat accents, subdivisions, and polyrhythms. 13 different tones provided, with the option to save settings. Pro Version enables Visual, Flash, Vibrate and Airplay Mode. Free for iPad
only. Try Metronome Pro
(also free) for Android.
Syncs with Sibelius music notation software to display, play and/or adapt musical scores. View single parts or entire scores, transpose parts, convert to and from guitar tab, hear your score played back. Easily turn pages in Music Stand mode. Free for iPad