Duettina is an easy-to-play, Hayden-style duet concertina for the iPhone.
The Hayden-style layout is very intuitive to learn to play, with the notes in scale order.
The left side is one octave below the right side. Scales walk from the left and right edges towards the center.
Two of the most common layout options are provided: mirror image and inverted.
To play, simply press the buttons. You may also slide your fingers between the buttons.
Multiple buttons may be pressed at the same time to play chords.
Touch the '?' button to cycle through the following layouts:
- Mirror image with labels
- Mirror image no labels
- Inverted with labels
- Inverted no labels
Uses high-quality audio samples recorded from a very nice instrument.
Icon image based on a beautiful R. Morse Beaumont Hayden Concertina
Duettina main screen
Mirror image mode note guide shows the notes for each button
Q: I'm not hearing any sounds on my iPhone! Help!
A: Make sure your ringer switch isn't in the "mute" position.
Q: Where can I learn more about how to play the instrument?
A: Please visit the following sites for more information and online learning materials:
Q: Now that I've learned the fingerings for some tunes on the iPhone/iPod Touch app, I'd like to buy a real concertina. Who do you recommend?
A: The Button Box carries a wide range of new and vintage instruments.