Orphinio, an app developed by Bastus Trump has been released for iPhone today. Orphinio is the little brother of the popular Orphion for iPad app and features an expressive virtual glockenspiel instrument.

Just like its bigger brother Orphinio makes great use of touch control changing the output on how you place and move your fingers across the screen. Check out the first jam video to see Orphinio in action.

orphinio for iPhone is a musical instrument with a unique sound between glockenspiel and jaw harp. Like on its bigger brother Orphion for iPad you can play expressive, wonderful sounds and easy or virtuosic melodies on it just by moving fingers on virtual pads.

What can I do with it?
◦ Express the sounds you feel
◦ Play polyphonic music very expressively
◦ Crazy drumming and shaking
◦ Dream and relax
◦ Create soundscapes and melodies without 
musical knowledge
◦ Visually explore music and music theory
◦ Use orphinio’s innovative interface to play other synth apps via MIDI

Features
◦ Different articulations from soft to plucked to hardly slapped
◦ Natural interaction
◦ Shaker mode
◦ Individual voices for each finger
◦ Extend your ways of expression as a percussionist, guitarist, pianist or other musician
◦ 9 transposable pad layouts with different tonalities from easy to complex
◦ Record and share what you play via EMail, SoundCloud or AudioCopy
◦ Audiobus support: Now you can stream live audio directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps! See http://audiob.us for more information.

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