SOURCE: Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc.

Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc.

Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc.

March 12, 2012 09:00 ET

Yamaha Releases New Play-Along iOS App for Guitar and Keyboard Players

Song Chords Pairs a Song Mixer With Synchronized Chord Display for Practice and Performance

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 12, 2012) - Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc., a subsidiary of the Yamaha Corporation, today announced the launch of Song Chords, an iOS app for aspiring guitar and keyboard players to practice or perform with a backing band at home or on stage. The app features a 16 track MIDI song mixer, a player with easy-to-read chord symbols that change in sync with the music, and chord dictionaries for both guitar and keyboard.

Song Chords is available immediately in the United States for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. The app is a free download from the App Store and each song sells for $2.99 USD.

Song Chords allows users to:

  • View large chord symbols that change in time with the music.
  • Look up chord diagrams for guitar and keyboard by tapping any chord, in any song.
  • Match their skill level or style by changing the tempo.
  • View the simplest chords using the Easy-Key feature for keyboard to transpose any song.
  • Access more than a thousand songs in the app's built-in shop.
  • A customizable full band accompaniment

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About Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc.

Yamaha Music Interactive, Inc. (YMIA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Yamaha Corporation of Japan. YMIA was founded in 2000 in New York City to establish digital content services for customers of Yamaha's Keyboards and other musical instruments.

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About the Yamaha Corporation

Since its founding in 1887, the Yamaha Group has developed its business activities focusing on musical instruments, audio products, Yamaha music schools, and other products and services related to sound and music. We are pleased, indeed, that Yamaha touches on the lives of and brings joy to so many people around the world.

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