Orphion For iPad Intro & MIDI Tutorial

These videos, by developer Bastus Trump, offer an introduction to Orphion, his instrument for the iPad.

Orphion is one of the more expressive instruments available for iOS, because of the way it allows for different types of sounds to be played, depending on how you touch the screen. 

In the second video, Trump demonstrates how you can record and share music from Orphion:

This video looks at using Orphion with AudioBus:

Finally, this video demonstrates how you can use Orphion as a MIDI controller:


  • Different articulations from soft to plucked to hardly slapped
  • Natural interaction
  • Extend your ways of expression as a percussionist, guitarist, pianist or other musician
  • 14 transposable pad-layouts with different tonalities from easy to complex
  • Record and share what you play via EMail, SoundCloud or AudioCopy
  • Individual voices for each finger
  • (depending on device capabilities)
  • Audiobus support: Stream live audio from Orphion directly to other Audiobus-compatible apps

Orphion is available for US $4.99 in the App Store.

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