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EnglitinaXL-English Concertina

Version: 4.5
Sounds: Keyboards, Ethnic
Updated: 17 September, 2021
$2.99     Download on the App Store

Englitina is an authentic-sounding English Treble Concertina for the iPad.

The button layout is identical to a standard 48-button acoustic instrument.

Englitina is the perfect app for someone interested in the English Concertina to have an experience of playing the instrument and become familiar with the button layout without the expense of purchasing a real concertina.

If you currently play the English Concertina, you will quickly be playing tunes on the app.

IMPORTANT: Since you may want to play chord with four or more fingers on the screen at the same time, before playing, disable "Multitasking Gestures" on your iPad (in the Settings app, under the General section, turn the Multitasking Gestures switch to the off position).

To play, place the iPad on your lap and press the buttons.

Scale patterns on an English Concertina alternate between buttons on the left and right sides.

Multiple buttons may be pressed at the same time to play chords.

Touch the '?' in the upper right corner to show/hide the note names.

Touch the 'i' to bring up the controls where you may transpose the pitch up or down up to one octave in semitone increments.

Touch the number to the right of the transpose slider to reset the transpose to zero.

When transposed, the note labels do not change, just the pitch produced.

All settings are saved when the app exits.

Uses extremely high-quality per-button audio samples recorded from my personal concertina collection.