But you don't have to be formally trained to appreciate this enchanting instrument. For beginners, Smule provides an interactive tutorial on its website. It's so easy, anyone can play it even if you don't read sheet music.
- Blow into your microphone to generate music
- Hold down combination of the holes to change your pitch
- Tilt your phone from front to back to change the vibrato depth
- Tilt your phone from side to side to change the vibrato rate
Also, like most Smule products, Ocarina is a social application. Tap on the globe icon and you will see and hear other Ocarina players throughout the world. The globe view will highlight the source of the music. Rate your favorite performances so that others may benefit from your judgment. Name your Ocarina if you want listeners around the world to identify your performances. With this robust application beautiful music is created, appreciated and shared.