Reviewer, 2009-06-01 12:55:00
Most of us usually have this wish to learn to play a musical instrument some day, and piano rests at the top of the list of these instruments. The soothing sound of the piano along with its elegant look makes the instrument class apart. However, the heavy expenses involved in buying a piano and hiring a professional to learn to play it, often hold us back to fulfill this wish. But, you need not surrender yourself to financial constraints anymore as can get an effective solution in the form of Little Piano 1.0. Using the application, you can install a virtual Piano on your PC and thereby create stunning music. It further supports recording songs, using multiple instruments, saving them as Midi files, along with sharing your songs with others. It integrates the sounds of more then 127 instruments, drums patterns, and up to 10 recording channels making it even interesting to use the program.
The Little Piano launches with neatly structured interface equipped with various required features for playing music with the Piano sounds. The program console comprises of upper panel containing play controls, recording, tempo, and save options for recording, playing, and saving the created music. The program’s mid screen presents the virtual piano keys marked with keyboard letter to help you play the required notes. Moving to left pane named as ‘Channels’, where you can select one instrument out of the provided list for each channel, or use ‘Percussion’ when needed. The list of instruments covers a variety such as Acoustic Grand Piano, Bright Acoustic Piano, Electric Grand Piano, Rhodes Piano, Chorus Piano, Clavinet, Music Box, Xylo-phone, Marimba, and many others. In addition, it lets you decide the Chords and Drum Patterns you want to use, and also provides Pattern Editor to form desired patterns. While creating new music, it can be recorded and saved as Midi format file for further usage.
With the Little Piano 1.0 you can create new and stunning music, and share it with your friends. Considering the effective feature-range that aids you in deriving impressive and stunning results, the program is being allotted with 4 rating points.