Now you can practise with a full orchestra in your own bedroom

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Now you can practise with a full orchestra in your own bedroom

New app extracts instrument of your choice from a score so that you can play along as if it's for real

AFP

It’s a musician’s dream – rehearse alongside a full orchestra, but in your own living room.

And the immersive experience is possible because, yes, there’s an app for that, courtesy of a French startup, Digital Music Solutions.

“NomadPlay” is all down to an algorithm that separates out the sound components of a score to remove any instrument as desired, fading out an oboe or piano part for instance, and allowing the home musician to join the fray...

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