eMedia My Violin is a unique, easy and fun way for kids ages 6 and up to learn to play the violin! An animated character named Val the Violin guides kids through over 160 lessons authored and presented by professional violinist Sabina Skalar, M.M. My Violin covers basics such as holding & tuning the violin and playing rhythmic tunes, and moves on to playing songs, reading music notation and much more. An animated fingerboard shows kids where to put their fingers as the live recorded audio plays. Also included are adjustable-speed MIDI tracks, so kids can learn at their own pace. Recorded voice and accompaniment tracks provide exciting options to have fun with. Built-in tools help make learning easier. The revolutionary new Finger Tracker tool listens to the violin playing and shows whether fingers are placed correctly. Additional features such as an automatic tuner, metronome and digital recorder are also included. eMedia My Violin is the perfect way to introduce children to playing violin! Built-in accessories: Automatic Tuner: Kids can tune their violin quickly and easily. Digital Metronome: Kids can keep a steady beat with audio and/or visual feedback. Digital Recorder: Allows kids to record and play themselves back for friends and family to hear! Research has proven that children who play a musical instrument do better in school, form friendships more easily and gain self-confidence. Get your child playing with the fun and easy way to learn – eMedia My Violin!
Over 160 lessons featuring basic techniques, rhythm tunes and popular songs
Over 70 large-format full-motion videos guide kids through playing techniques
Animated Fingerboard shows correct fingerings as the music plays
Finger Tracker listens to kids play and shows whether fingers are placed correctly
Creative interactive games make learning fun and exciting
Manufacturer: Music Prodigy
Brand: Music Prodigy
You'll be amazed how fast you learn guitar. Better than books or videos, Rock Prodigy listens to you and provides immediate feedback.View larger Your new life with guitar starts now. Learning guitar has never been easier and faster. Rock Prodigy transforms your PC, Mac, or iPad into the ultimate personal trainer for guitar - that works on your schedule. By hearing and seeing what you're supposed to sound like while you are learning, you will be playing faster and easier than with any other method. Rock Prodigy is the new, faster way to learn essential skills. Best of all, you will know exactly what to practice each day so you can play guitar better for the rest of your life.Instead of randomly organized tips and tricks, our master teachers take the guesswork out of learning guitar in an immersive, interactive and meticulously guided environment that listens to you and tracks your progress. You’ll be playing guitar in minutes. Rock Prodigy is simple to use and follow: "Right note, right time." That’s how simple it is. We show you the note to play, and when to play it. You play. Then Rock Prodigy awards points for playing correctly. That’s why our students love it. And because they hear their progress faster than they ever imagined. Works with any guitar, acoustic or electric. The best way to learn to play guitar is to learn on your own guitar. That’s why Rock Prodigy’s proprietary poly-phonic pitch recognition is designed to use the standard Windows, Mac, or iPad/iPhone microphone for acoustic guitars, or the standard line-in, if you have an electric guitar and any one of many common adapters. Rock Prodigy is fun like a video game, but you learn real skills to last a lifetime.View larger Rock Prodigy Course 1 is specifically designed and sequenced to get you playing faster than ever. With Rock Prodigy you will be learning from some of the world’s best teachers. Our guitar teachers are professionals trained at Musicians Institute. Their lessons and songs are set within a teaching system developed by Dr. Richard Gard of Yale University. We utilize the best education science of the past 40 years so Rock Prodigy students learn quickly – even students who tried to play guitar before. Better than books and videos, Rock Prodigy: Listens to every noteProvides immediate feedbackAwards points for playing correctlyTracks your progress automaticallyYou know exactly how well you are doing because you see real-time feedback while you are playing, like a video game, but you learn real-world skills like chords, scales, rhythm, technique and theory.
The Turtle Beach Medium (10.63"x8.66") TRACTION Premium Textured Control Surface Mouse pad for PC and Mac features a high-quality textured weave surface for maximum control, critical to a player's success. Built to stay in place with an anti-slip rubber base and constructed to last with anti-fraying stitched edges, the TRACTION mouse pad ensures you get the best performance possible from your mouse. TRACTION is available in four sizes to suit your desktop layout including a Wide version large enough to provide a surface for a mouse, keyboard and gaming keypad. They say one of the best ways to learn is by doing. That's exactly what Teach Me Guitar Deluxe does--helps you learn the guitar by playing. This professionally taught, full-length course takes you through chord-based exercises, guided by a video-animated instructor. The program delivers new song videos, charts and diagrams, and an animated fretboard that shows fingering in real time with four views, including one for lefties. Learn to play popular tunes. With Teach Me Guitar Deluxe, you can even slow the tune's tempo to accommodate your skill level without changing the key.The animated chord directory lets you click on chord diagrams to hear how they sound. An interactive guitar tuner lets you plug your guitar into your PC sound card to see the pitch as you tune. View video descriptions of scales, notation, meter, timing, and melody. Familiarize yourself with basic music theory with the glossary. Learn to play open-position chords on Your Song by Elton John and open-position melodies with Duane Eddy and Lee Hazelwood's Rebel Rouser, or try your hand at movable chords on Proud Mary by John Fogerty and movable melodies with Link Wray's Rumble.Teach Me Guitar Deluxe's house band plays fully orchestrated version of these songs. After learning the guitar part, mute the guitar track to play with the band. You can also practice with the band by starting the video at any place in the song or loop a specific section. Teach Me Guitar Deluxe includes a pocket chord dictionary, tablature pad, and guitar picks.
FL Studio 11 is a complete software music production environment, representing more than 14 years of innovative developments and our commitment to Lifetime Free Updates. Everything you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, edit, mix and master professional quality music. FL Studio 11 is the fastest way from your brain to your speakers. Full audio recording and post-production. Producer edition allows you to record external and internal audio. Record up to the maximum number of simultaneous audio tracks your computer and audio interface (soundcard) can support. Access to the Playlist Pattern, Audio and Automation Clips for arranging, chopping, stretching, time-shifting any Audio, Notes and Automation. Make virtually any sound - FL11 includes over 30 software synthesizers covering acoustic/synthetic bass, electric guitar, multi-sampler tools including piano & strings, general sample playback and beat-slicing (With Rex 1 & 2 support). Multi-channel audio inputs - With the ability to simultaneously capture all the inputs on your audio-interface, FL Studio has the flexibility to record a single vocalist, guitar or a full symphony orchestra. Arranging audio - Audio can be arranged, with complete freedom in the Playlist. Features include the ability to host an unlimited number of audio recordings, time-stretching, pitch shifting, beat-slicing, cropping, editing and the re-arranging of audio with only a few mouse clicks.
Manufacturer: Alfred Music
Brand: Warner Bros
The Ultimate Beginner Series has helped thousands of aspiring musicians take their first steps toward experiencing the fun of playing music. Now you can experience both step 1 and step 2 together for the first time on DVD. On your Drum Basics DVD, you will learn how to build a drum set, the function of the drummer in a band, how to hold the sticks, how to play basic rock beats, basic note values, song structure, how to play a simple drum fill, how to play a basic blues beat, and much more. Special features include interactive menus, random access scene selection, superior audio/video quality, and internet connectivity.
This new version of eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method offers everything you need to learn how to play! Piano instructor, Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music, guides you through over 300 step-by-step full-screen lessons. New Instant Feedback works with both electronic keyboards and acoustic pianos! It listens as you play melodies and shows whether you’re playing correctly! The lessons start with the basics, such as hand position, rhythm, and playing on black keys, and move on to reading music notation, sight reading, scales, and much more. Techniques are demonstrated with over 70 videos viewable in full-screen mode. Learn songs and exercises from music notation as an animated keyboard guides you through fingerings. Songs and exercises are provided as both live-recorded audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks which let you slow the music down as needed. Colorful MIDI accompaniments help make practicing fun! You will learn over 100 popular classical, blues, pop, and rock songs, including hit songs from artists such as Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, and Elton John! Interactive review and ear training quizzes help reinforce new concepts and develop your ear. When used with an electronic MIDI keyboard, you get Interactive Evaluation Feedback with detailed specifics on your playing, including which notes and rhythms were wrong and how to correct them. In addition, the new Note Tracker shows you what note you’re playing and makes learning music notation easy. This latest version also offers fully scalable lesson screens and an option for full-screen video. Other accessories include a built-in digital metronome and a recorder. eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method is the ultimate way to learn how to play piano or keyboard! System Requirements Platform: Windows Vista / 7 / 8 / XP
My Guitar is a unique program that offers an exciting way for kids ages 6 and up to learn how to play acoustic guitar. The program features multimedia lessons that guide children with full-motion video demonstrations, and creatively uses interactive games to teach chords. The animated Gary the Guitar leads kids through the over 60 lessons by Kevin Garry, Ph.D. My Guitar covers the basics, such as holding and tuning the guitar, and moves on to playing chords, songs and reading tablature notation. An animated fretboard shows kids where to put their fingers as the live recorded audio plays. With MIDI tracks the speed of the music can be adjusted so each child can learn at his or her own pace. Handy tools such as an automatic tuner, metronome, chord dictionary and digital recorder are all included. My Guitar is the complete program that will get your child playing guitar! Built-in accessories: Automatic Tuner: Kids can easily tune their own guitar. Chord Dictionary: Includes fingering charts and audio playback for over 250 chords to make learning new songs easy. Digital Metronome: Kids can keep a steady beat with audio and/or visual feedback. Digital Recorder: Allows kids to record and play themselves back for friends and family to hear! Research has proven that children who play a musical instrument do better in school, form friendships more easily and gain self-confidence. Get your child started playing with the easy and fun way to learn – eMedia My Guitar!
My Piano is a unique and fun way for kids ages 6 and up to learn how to play piano or keyboard! An animated character named Pam the Piano guides kids through over 100 lessons by former Juilliard School of Music instructor Irma Irene Justicia, M.A. My Piano covers the basics, such as proper hand position and rhythm, and moves on to reading music notation, playing songs and more. An animated keyboard shows kids where to put their fingers as the music plays, and the speed of the music can be adjusted with MIDI tracks so that each child can learn at his or her own pace. When used with a MIDI keyboard, kids get instant feedback on their playing, telling them which notes were played incorrectly and what should have been played instead. Separate audio tracks (left / right hand, full song / voice only) and colorful MIDI accompaniments provide exciting options to have fun with. My Piano is the complete program that will get your child playing piano! Built-in accessories: Digital Metronome: Kids can keep a steady beat with audio and/or visual feedback. Digital Recorder: Allows kids to record and play themselves back for friends and family to hear! Research has proven that children who play a musical instrument do better in school, form friendships more easily and gain self-confidence. Get your child started playing with the easy and fun way to learn – eMedia My Piano
eMedia Beginner Piano and Keyboard Lessons is the unique solution that provides everything you need to begin learning to play. Learning is made easy through over 75 step-by-step lessons ranging from hand position to note reading, tempo, dynamics and more. Full-motion videos with an on-screen teacher give life to the lessons, and an animated keyboard guides you through fingering for the songs and exercises. Interactive review and ear training screens help reinforce new concepts, and colorful accompaniments make practicing fun! When used with a MIDI-compatible keyboard, there’s even interactive feedback on wrong notes and rhythms. Compatibility with newer listed operating systems is achieved via a downloadable software update. If you recently purchased a new disc and have an internet connection, please contact our technical support team at www.emediamusic.com/support for help with installing the update.
eMedia Singing For Dummies offers a fun way to learn to sing; step-by-step at your own pace. Songs and exercises in over 80 lessons with interactive feedback are accompanied by full-motion videos, live-recorded audio, and variable-speed MIDI tracks. The easy-to-follow lessons show you how to sing in time and in tune, use proper singing technique, and develop and project your voice. Professional voice instructor Ory Brown,. M.M., guides you with video demonstrations of techniques. Watch the techniques demonstrated in 30 full-motion videos. Sing along as the notes are highlighted on screen as they are heard. eMedia's Interactive Feedback technology actually listens as you sing and tells you whether you are too high, too low, or right in tune! Song looping lets you highlight and repeat any section of music you wish to practice. eMedia Singing For Dummies is the fast and easy way to learn to sing! eMedia Singing For Dummies also features hit songs including "Imagine" by John Lennon, "Dancing in the Street" made famous by Martha and the Vandellas, David Bowie and Mick Jagger, and Van Halen; "Stop in the Name of Love" made famous by Diana Ross and the Supremes and many more. eMedia Singing For Dummies also includes a built-in Metronome and Recorder. eMedia Singing For Dummies offers an exceptional value and will have you singing songs in no time!