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1. (WO2017037342) SYSTEM FOR TEACHING A USER TO PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FROM MUSICAL NOTATION VIA VIRTUAL EXERCISES AND A METHOD THEREOF

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/037342    International Application No.:    PCT/FI2016/050598
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: G09B 15/02
G09B 15/00
G10H 1/00
G10G 1/02
A63F 13/814
Applicants: PIANOROBOT OY
Inventors: LEHTONEN, Senna
LEHTONEN, Leena
VÄNNI, Taina
VÄNNI, Visa
Title: SYSTEM FOR TEACHING A USER TO PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT FROM MUSICAL NOTATION VIA VIRTUAL EXERCISES AND A METHOD THEREOF
Abstract:
A system (100) for teaching a user to play a musical instrument (114) from musical notation via virtual exercises comprising: at least one electronic device (102) comprising at least a processing entity (104), a memory entity (106) and a display (108), means for forming or receiving at least one play signal (110) produced by a user on a musical instrument (114), the processing entity (104) being arranged to provide at least graphical musical notation content, such as a note or a chord, via the display (108), the processing entity (104) being further arranged to obtain at least play signal data via said means for forming or receiving at least one play signal (110), the processing entity (104) being further arranged to execute audio recognition to recognize the play signal data and compare it with data relating to the presented graphical content to at least determine if the play signal corresponds to said graphical content, the processing entity (104) being further arranged to assign a score to represent the result of said comparison and store said score, the processing entity (104) being further arranged to present the score to the user via the display (108), and to determine, at least on the basis of said score and other stored scores, further at least graphical musical notation content, to be presented to the user via the display (108). Corresponding method and computer program product are also presented.