User Guide

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Quick Start

Syncphonia consists of two apps: a Conductor app and a Performer app.

The Conductor app displays the full score and controls the tempo. The Performer apps display individual parts which are synchronised to the beat set on the Conductor app. The tempo can be fixed automatically, like a metronome, or varied expressively as traditional conducting. The bar and beat are highlighted, so nobody can get lost.

The current release comes with 8 free introductory scores. In future versions, coming soon, you will be able to buy other arrangements from the store or upload your own scores exported from Sibelius, MuseScore, or downloaded in MusicXML.

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When you open the Conductor app and select a score, Syncphonia will instantly display that piece on all active Performer Apps; Performers can then select their individual part.

Syncphonia, comes with a small library of 8 introductory scores, with parts arranged for players of all abilities.

  • Alice in Wonderland - E. Hughes
  • Concerto for two violins in D minor BWV 1043 1st movement - Bach (arr. E. Hughes)
  • Cosi Fan Tutte: Overture - W A Mozart (arr. E. Hughes
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King - Grieg (arr. E. Hughes)
  • Jingle Bells - Traditional (arr. E. Hughes)
  • Mars (extract) from The Planets - Holst (arr. E. Hughes)
  • Song for Francesca - Ed Hughes
  • Trumpet Tune - Jeremiah Clarke (arr. I. McCrae/ E. Hughes)


How does it work?

Local wireless network communication

The apps communicate via bluetooth 4 - that means no need to connect to the internet, no issues with local networking, and very low latency. Just turn on bluetooth and open the apps. We have tested up to 25 devices up to a distance of 30 meters without error.