Ocarina is one of the most inventive iphone apps we’ve seen yet. Its makers claim it’s the “first true musical instrument created for the iPhone. Ocarina is sensitive to your breath, touch and movements, making it even more versatile than the original [instrument]. Unlike other musical applications, there are no pre-compiled riffs so musicians will find unlimited opportunities for self-expression. Advanced options allow you to choose between diatonic, minor and harmonic scales.”

The genius thing is how it utilizes all the unique features of the iphone: Multi-touch, the integrated microphone, even using the internal gyroscope to control vibrato rate and depth. You can even download sheet music for it, and share and hear other people’s music from around the world. Watch the video below for more:

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