Columbia is a music composition aid for the iPad that focuses on harmony. The music composition aid is based on templates derived from an analysis of a set of pop songs regarding their chord progressions.

Columbia was developed for my Bachelor's thesis which yields feedback on advantages, disadvantages, usability problems and suggested improvements of a non-mimicking digital musical interface with an integrated music composition aid. The interface and the music composition aid were evaluated in a Thinking-aloud study with six users and analysed with a qualitative approach according to Mayring.

Technologies: Objective-C

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