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Orphion is an impressive and fully customizable musical instrument designed for the iPad that lets anyone compose beautiful melodies.

What's New

Fixes problems with the editor upgrade

App Description

## Featured by Apple as "Band in your Hand" ##

Orphion is a musical instrument with a unique sound between string instrument and percussion. Everyone can play expressive, wonderful sounds and easy or virtuosic melodies on it just by moving fingers on virtual pads.

This video shows you more: https://vimeo.com/35131490

What can I do with it?

• Express the sounds you feel
• Play polyphonic music very expressively
• Crazy drumming
• Dream and relax
• Create soundscapes and melodies without musical knowledge
• Visually explore music and music theory

Features:

• Different articulations from soft to plucked to hardly slapped
• Natural interaction
• Extend your ways of expression as a percussionist, guitarist, pianist or other musician
• 15 transposable pad layouts with different tonalities from easy to complex
• 8 individual voices for 8 fingers (4 on iPad 1)
• MIDI support: Play your favorite synth with the revolutionary Orphion interface
• Audiobus support: Stream live audio from Orphion directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps
• Orphion Editor (availible as upgrade): Create and share your own custom pad layouts. Download new pad layouts from Orphion Universe

What others say about Orphion:

"We love this instrument! So cool. Great for Deep House, IDM, Ambient, and whatever!" - iPadloops
"A simple but profoundly beautiful and expressive music app" - Evolutionaryarts.org
"Orphion is very customizable and flexible — truly functioning as a full-fledged electronic instrument" - Harrison Weber, The next web

Follow on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Orphion
or Twitter:
https://twitter.com/OrphionApp

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

January 12, 2014 New version 1.6.2
September 01, 2013 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
September 01, 2013 New version 1.5.2
June 10, 2013 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
November 30, -0001 Initial Release

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