Parents' Guide to

Magic Fiddle

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Virtual violin takes practice to perfect.

App iPad Music
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MAGIC FIDDLE was designed for anyone who "tried and failed to play violin in 5th grade." The app teaches techniques like pizzicato and vibrato, scales and arpeggios, and stresses the importance of good posture and practice. The tones that come out of the app aren't always sweet. As with a real violin, it takes practice to be able to play in tune, otherwise the songs can sound downright dreadful. You can listen to other players practicing from around the world through the smule network.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: November 10, 2010
  • Category: Music
  • Publisher: Smule
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Last updated: August 23, 2016

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