Get on the Fast Track to Drumming Get ready to learn, get ready to play, get ready to rock! Connect your Roland V-Drums* to your computer (Mac/Windows) and prepare for a learning experience like no other. Enjoy practice in a fun format when you play along with the onboard patterns and songs using the colorful graphical interface. Learn drumming step-by-step from beginning to intermediate levels. Improve your sight-reading with the Notation Screen, and enjoy drumming with Game screen. Enhance the V-Drums experience in the home as well as for private lessons and music schools.
60 preset songs and 57 basic drum patterns to build drumming skills. Notation and game screens teach you how to play drums.
Colorful correction mark and scores display timing accuracy. Dynamic Bar Graph displays stroke balance.
Easy installation of your favorite SMF data for custom practice. Compatible with Mac and Windows.
Finale SongWriter, designed specifically for songwriters, is the fast, easy way to create and print professional-quality sheet music. Import and export MIDI files, enter music with your mouse, computer keyboard or MIDI device to create music with up to 8 staves. Breathe life into sheet music with professional instrument sounds, realistic playback, and creative inspiration. Hear your notes as you enter them, then press Play to hear how they interact. But SongWriter does more than make sounds. SongWriter makes music â€“ and even offers creative suggestions. Your music deserves to be heard with all the feeling and phrasing you imagined when you wrote it. Human Playback makes this possible by playing your music with the nuance and expression of human performers. When Human Playback is combined with the high-quality software instrument sounds built into SongWriter, the results are amazing. Need help harmonizing your melody ? Not sure what the drummer should play ? No problem. SongWriter offers composers and arrangers idea-generating tools to save time and suggest creative options. Band-in-a-Box Auto-Harmonizing can automatically turn your melody into two - or three-voice harmony. Use Drum Groove to easily add custom drum parts in a variety of styles. When you notate your music by hand, changing the key or adding an intro means starting over. When your music is in SongWriter it's easy to change keys, add measures, and move things around any way your creative impulses move you. Don't let great ideas get away! Simply play your MIDI keyboard and music automatically appears in SongWriter. You can also enter notes with your computer keyboard or mouse. SongWriter can open files made by the entire family of Finale software as well as import MIDI and MusicXML files created by hundreds of other products. Should you ever have a question, SongWriter includes QuickStart Videos and other resources, right in the Launch Window.
Avid Sibelius First is the fastest, smartest, easiest way for everyone to start to write and share music-from aspiring composers and songwriters, to teachers and students. Even if youâ€™re more comfortable playing instruments than using notation software, the intuitive interface will guide your songwriting process. Magnetic Layout and other time-saving tools make it easy to get professional results fast-and the premium sound library plays back your compositions in stunning detail. When youâ€™re done, choose how you want to introduce your music to the world-make a video of your score, export for iPad, or share directly to YouTube, SoundCloud, and Facebook.
The latest version of the world's best-selling beginning guitar CD-ROM! 180 comprehensive lessons cover everything from the basics through chord strumming, playing melodies and fingerpicking. Over 50 large-format videos include split-screens and close-ups of both hands. Includes an animated fretboard, multi-track audio, variable-speed MIDI and over 70 popular songs including hits from Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and more! Now includes interactive feedback on melodies. Also features an automatic tuner, metronome, recorder and 250-chord dictionary. This latest version includes larger easy-to-read screens, enhanced audio and video, and custom animated fretboard skins. eMedia Guitar Method is the ultimate way to learn how to play guitar!System Requirements â€”Â Mac OS X 10.5 or later
eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method v3 [Mac Download]
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 youâ€™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 youâ€™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: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
EarMaster Pro 6 is the newest version of the best-selling ear training and sight-reading software. Take your musical skills to the next level. If you want to sing, improvise, or jam with complete confidence, you need to recognize all the sounds around you. Ear training can make this possible. Making music with others will become easy and fun! EarMaster 6 is the latest version of the leading ear training software used around the world by musicians and singers at all levels. EarMaster Pro 6 is your personal teacher. It is easy to use and provides instant feedback. EarMaster Pro 6 includes over 2000 new lessons available through 2 complete courses: a standard course (all styles) and a Jazz course (with swing rhythms and jazz chords). Both will guide you and automatically increase in difficulty as your ear improves. You can even create your own customized exercises! A better ear will help you play, sing, improvise, compose and notate any style of music. Ear training will give you insight into any musical performance, including your own. You will hear music as you never have before!
Play, transpose and print out piano or solo scores from scanned sheet music or from PDF files. Highly-accurate recognition captures nuances, tempos, pedal markings and contrapuntal voices (see notes in red to the right). Piano Edition is a valuable learning tool for any pianist or soloist. Arpeggios, glissandi and other performance properties can be modified with a single click. Practice along at slow speeds without affecting pitch. Mute, solo or diminish volume of a staff or voice during playback. Resize, reformat, and reset margins of your printed output.
Imagine a professional-grade score writer with the world's most accurate music-scanning engine at its core, and enough intelligence built in that no degree is required to use it. SmartScore X2 Pro recognizes scores without any restriction on the number of parts. Process band arrangements, operas, hymns, musicals, instrumental and solo parts as well as full conductor's scores. A selection of Garritan band and orchestral instrument sounds is included free so your music will sound rich, nuanced and true-to-life. SmartScore X2 is an indispensable tool for any arranger, performer, music educator or church minister. Recognition accuracy is the heart of any music-scanning program and Musitek's new Prodigy Engine is at the heart of SmartScore X2 (Version 10.5). Musical scores, whether scanned or downloaded as PDF files, are read and interpreted more accurately, more completely and more quickly than any other music scanning software. Accuracy is one thing. Use-ability is another. SmartScore X2 offers an even larger set of useful tools and features than ever before while maintaining its easy-to-use profile. We've worked hard over these past few years to make this the most exciting and most useful SmartScore upgrade ever.
SmartScore X2 Guitar Edition is the perfect tool for guitarists and other soloists. Scan multiple pages of guitar sheet music. Watch as it reconstructs on-screen in seconds, ready for playback and editing. Highly accurate recognition of contrapuntal voices make Guitar Edition a powerful and useful tool for any classical guitarist. Assign a unique Garritan sound to each voice; Standup Bass to the thumb, French horn for the middle finger and Nylon Guitar for the melody line. Mute or solo any contrapuntal voice to reveal inner voicings. Practice along at slow speeds without affecting pitch. Limits: 1 staff / No text or lyrics. Processes both multi-page PDF and .TIF files. SmartScore X2 Guitar Edition process both notation and TAB scores. Simply Scan and recognize solo guitar scores. Scan and recognize TAB scores. Edit in either environment or convert your score from one environment to the other. Convert notation to TAB. Convert TAB to notation. Guitar tablature recognition and conversion is included! Our optimized fingering algorithm favors lower hand positions and "best practices" finger numbering. The TAB editor is powerful and easy to use. Fingering and note pitches are corrected with mouse drags. Converted staff lines retain and display note values & articulations taking the guesswork out of sight reading tablature notation. Playback Properties Tool - Change playback properties of tempo, dynamic and articulation markings, legatos, trills and other symbols. Apply changes to a single object or to all similar objects throughout the score. Store your own customized changes as new playback defaults for future SmartScore projects. Text and Tools - Fine-tune the position of nearly every symbol on the page. Add special features to your score including fingering, barres, expressions and annotations. Page Setup - Select a preset page layout or create your own for a professional, polished look.