This is just what I was looking for. I am a pianist myself and I love this app.
If you’ve ever wanted to write a song, but needed help on chord progressions, proCords is the app for you. This has helped me unlock all of my writing potential by allowing me to focus on the song and not all of the little technical details. Nuff’ said.
As a trained musician and a composer, I was hesitant to buy this app–fearing it would be redundant or of no real benefit. Most of the reviews listed here at the time of this post weren’t of much help either, as most of the authors sounded as though they had never held an instrument or studied harmony. What this is not: A shortcut (necessarily…) What this is: A strictly objective third-party look into harmony which allows the user to be surprised into using a chord of unique harmonic consequence. If I am not careful, it is easy for me to fall into the trap of being to repetitive with my structural choices. ProCords gives me fresh objective perspective in a non-destructive format. I recommend it. Even if it helps me to only make one outstanding harmonic choice, it is worth it to me.
I think this is the best music app I’ve bought on the iPhone it’s complete and it’s easy to use. I recommend this app if you have trouble figuring out chords that can match the ones you are already working on. The one thing I would really like since I don’t play piano that much is if you could choose between other instruments for instance guitar since guitars a one the most popular instruments buy over all the app does the work!
This app by itself makes my iphone purchase worthwhile. You can literally compose each measure of your song (not specifics but the general chords for that measure) and have the entire song exported to your email as a midi file, which can be imported into your favorite music production software. ProCords is really a huge help for songwriters, if you don’t know which way to take your song, the app suggests dozens of chords that could make up the next measure. Its not meant to teach music theory but by paying attention to the chords you are choosing and using this app enough it is not a problem to teach yourself. I am dying to see a version for guitar and in fact, the developer is already in the process of doing that too! Thanks guy.
…my new favorite app.simply wow!!!. Thanks so much devs.
I am self taught on guitar with no concept of music theory at all and this app is perfect for me. It is a breath of fresh air for my guitar playing!
This app is great I have written 3 songs since I got this app on 12/27/09 but don’t get this app if you don’t know your chords on guitar it’ll show you for piano enjoy it though it’s freaken sweet Myspace.com/fallenshadows