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Grand Piano

The Grand Piano sample demonstrates how to integrate sound into Microsoft Surface applications based on the Presentation layer.

Grand Piano sample application

API Concepts Exposed

This sample shows how to:

  • Integrate sound with controls by using XACT, a cross-platform audio creation tool shipped as part of Microsoft XNA Game Studio 4.0.

  • Use audio files for each key's sound in the wave bank in XACT.

  • Build a multitouch experience by using simple Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) controls.

  • Produce simultaneous and overlapping sounds when multiple keys are pressed.

  • Have a note continue to play while the corresponding key is pressed.

  • Associate a key's sound with an audio Cue that can be called from a Microsoft XNA or WPF application.

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