Developing a Filipino Ethnic Music Composition Tool in Android Platform

Abstract / Excerpt:

Filipino ethnic music instruments are more entertaining to listen if is being applied in an android application, especially now that we are in the Digital Era. Nowadays, Philippine musical instruments seemed to be non-existed because only a few have been playing and popularizing them. This study dicusses about creating an application for android that uses three kinds of Filipino ethnic musical instruments as a context of a music composition tool. It includes a composition too in which users can freely create, compose and listen to their composition. Few technology inclined minds have been restoring to creating and selling android system for income purposes. Filipinos, especially youths, will appreciate this kind of application as well as people who are fond of music composition. This application is a tool for those music enthusiasts who are planning to make an ethnic music composition. Building this application will need specific knowledge of java programming language and as well as sound management. The users of this application would be person who has an android mobile phone. Hopefully, though this application, the flame of Filipino ethnic instruments will be rekindled.

Source InstitutionAteneo de Davao University
UnitComputer Studies
AuthorsMorales, Edmund Dave, Reynoso, Rael B.
Page Count11
Place of PublicationDavao City
Original Publication DateOctober 1, 2013