TONGO MUSIC APP

Tongo Music is a fun, engaging educational app about music – for kids and the whole family. No ads, and no in-app purchases.

Winner of a Parents´Choice Gold Award in 2017.  Best of AppStore 2016 by Apple.

In this lovingly designed app, you will discover music, and the world of classical music in particular. All stories are presented through audio and animation, so children of all ages can explore the app – even those without reading skills. And, of course, children can make music themselves, by playing piano or percussion instruments. Learning with fun.

The app is produced by experienced music teachers and illustrators for children of kindergarten and primary school age, and the whole family. With carefully selected audio samples from masterpieces of classical music, and with delightful illustrations you will love.

Made with love, without advertising, in-app purchases or data usage.

Contents

In the app for kids – Tongo Music, there is much to explore:

  • Musical instruments – piano, violin, cello, double bass, flute, clarinet, trumpet and guitar – presented in child-friendly animation and sound.
  • Music symbols – notes, clefs, pause and note values are explained playfully, and with short exercises.
  • Piano – known pieces in extracts supplemented by an interactive piano keyboard for users to play their own tunes.
  • Percussion – timpani, drum, xylophone, triangle – for kids to play their own rhythms.

In the app Tongo Music, children will discover excerpts of famous works by the following composers:

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Franz Schubert
  • Robert Schumann
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Joseph Haydn
  • Franz Liszt
  • Frédéric Chopin
  • Antonin Dvorak
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Marc -Antoine Charpentier
  • Luigi Boccherini
  • Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Nikolai A. Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Francisco de Tárrega.

Handbook
Even parents and grandparents will have fun using the app! To help you enjoy the app with your child, we have developed a short manual you can download here

ILLUSTRATION

With bright colors and friendly shapes Amsterdam based Illustrator Sue Doeksen has created the character ‘Tongo’ and his wonderful world. From the early stages in her career her work has covered different types of techniques from physical, digital, pencil-drawn, paper-cut, and animated. Her unique trademark is playful compositions with bold, simple friendly shapes.

In this lovingly designed app, you will discover music, and the world of classical music in particular.

You will explore a colorful landscape with animals and a fun character, and follow short animated stories about instruments, notes and audio samples. All stories are presented through audio and animation, so children of all ages can explore the app – even those without reading skills. And, of course, children can make music themselves, by playing piano or percussion instruments. Learning with fun.

The app is produced by experienced music teachers and illustrators for children of kindergarten and primary school age, and the whole family. With carefully selected audio samples from masterpieces of classical music, and with delightful illustrations you will love.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 12 animated musical instrument movies, each with sound samples (including violin, cello, trumpet, bass, guitar, flute)
  • Interactive piano keyboard for playing your own tunes
  • Percussion instruments to try your own rhythms (drum, timpani, xylophone)
  • Music signs: notes, treble clef, bass clef, note values and break, with examples and short exercises
  • 15 high-quality music samples from masterpieces of famous composers (including Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Haydn, Tchaikovsky), licensed courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon.