Learn to play piano with immediate visual and audio feedback to enable steady progress. Beginner and intermediate players become competent musicians by breaking down a large repertoire (includes more than 500 songs for any mood, occasion or interest) of interactive 'learn to play' pieces into manageable chunks. Watch yourself getting better at playing songs you like with every practice session as every piece, level and theory component completed is evaluated in detail and a report is saved for future reference.
Ages 9 and up.
Piano PlayerSupervised piano practice with valuable audio/visual feedback. The learn-to-play engine allows the user to select 9 different methods for playing and evaluation.
LibraryThe sheet music library includes over 500 pieces to play, practice and enjoy from Pop/Rock to Classical, from Folk to Jazz/Blues. Each selection is beautifully illustrated with animation, lyrics and voice recordings to bring the music to life. It's even possible to download songs from the internet to learn.
Theory ThinkerHundreds of narrated, step by step theory lessons with practice exercises to teach notation, sight-reading, and playing skills.
Composers CornerA place to express your creativity or re-learn an old favorite. Compose, edit, and print your own music and then be evaluated on how well you play it. Pieces can be saved to a custom library and learned by others. Feeling creative? Lay down a drum track, guitar or piano parts into the multi-track recorder.
Games Challenging and fun music related activities to reinforce lessons, sharpen your piano playing skills and develop theory comprehension.
Personal Profile Individual performance records let you or your instructor review your progress, tracking the results of every piece practiced or game played, for dozens of users.
History HappensDetailed biographies of over 150 famous composers and performers who have helped shape the history of music.Computer System Requirements:
Pentium II, 300 MHz
128+ MB RAM
250 MB available hard drive space
Video: 800 x 600 resolution (256 color recommended)
Audio: Dedicated sound card with hardware MIDI synthesis
Any MIDI keyboard should work (not included)