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 – 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.
Fast, easy way to create and print professional-quality sheet music.
Compose with either a MIDI keyboard, mouse or computer keyboard. 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.
Human Playback plays 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.
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.
Add lyrics, chord symbols, repeats, codas, create guitar or bass tablature, and create percussion notation. 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 you’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 you’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.
Arobas Music Guitar Pro 6.0 Deluxe Soundbank Edition
Manufacturer: Arobas Music
Brand: Arobas Music
The Guitar Pro 6 Deluxe Soundbank Edition includes Guitar Pro 6.0 plus 6 realistic sound libraries featuring vintage electric guitar, modern electric guitar, acoustic/exotic guitars, basses, keyboards/synths, and drums sounds. Over 100 instruments! Guitar Pro 6, a Win/Mac hybrid, is the ultimate toolbox for the guitarist! It includes all the tools you need to improve, compose and accompany yourself on the guitar. This simple and intuitive multitrack tablature editor is specifically designed for guitar, bass or other stringed instruments. Guitar Pro 6 features the newest in playback technology including RSE - Realistic Sound Engine. RSE gives you real time playback of your scores with realistic sound samples taken from high quality guitars and real time effects such as wah-wah. Advanced notation features add drum notation, vocal notation and tablature support for any stringed instruments with four to seven strings. The newest version, Guitar Pro 6.0, includes over 40 new features while improving on those that have made it the most popular guitar tablature editor available. Known for its ease of use, Guitar Pro allows you to enter notes by using keyboard keys, mouse clicks on an on-screen fretboard or directly through a connected MIDI device, all in just a few minutes. This revolutionary software can handle up to 256 tracks and you can switch from tablature view to standard notation for viewing or editing scores. Also included in Guitar Pro are a digital guitar tuner, a chord diagram engine, and a scales tool. You can easily import and export MIDI and ASCII tab formats allowing Guitar Pro to be used with a limitless number of songs. Tens of thousands of Guitar Pro format files are available on the Internet. The WAVE Export allows you to convert a Guitar Pro file into an audio file which is playable without Guitar Pro and can be burned onto an audio CD.
Finale PrintMusic empowers every musician to quickly create and customize music notation that looks and sounds great. With PrintMusic, musicians can arrange full ensembles of up to 24 staves, extract individual parts, and hear their music play back with professional sounds and nuance. Notes can be entered in a variety of ways including with a scanner, and users can choose between a handwritten or engraved appearance, host VST/AU plug-ins for professional playback, import and export graphic files, and much more. Best of all the results can be shared as printed sheet music and PDFs, as well as MP3 audio files, and as Finale and Music XML files that can be opened in other programs. PrintMusic is the affordable choice for arrangers, composers, teachers, band/choir/orchestra directors, worship leaders, students, and other musicians who don't require the more advanced features in Finale.
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!
Manufacturer: Magix Digital Software
The fastest way to get started performing live: MAGIX Music Maker 2016 Live lets you produce and improvise your own professional beats and songs in no time at all, even if you don't have any previous experience. 16 virtual pads with loop functionality and editable sets for Hip Hop, Trap und Techno take your music to a whole new level. The new dream team: Play the virtual instruments in Music Maker with your smartphone or tablet over Wi-Fi using the free MAGIX Audio Remote app. Drag & drop the beat: Combine premade sounds, loops or vocals from a range of popular music genres with your own recordings to create completely new songs or perform live in front of an audience with your loops sets.
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.
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.
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 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: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Blues Guitar Legends is a groundbreaking title that teaches how to play blues classics, utilizing the original master recordings. This marks the first time that high-fidelity CD-audio tracks have been incorporated into a guitar CD-ROM tutorial. Original artist recordings of the songs are synched to an animated fretboard that displays and highlights fingering positions in real-time, on a virtual guitar neck. Complete, note-for-note transcriptions of both lead and rhythm guitar parts are included, with standard notation and guitar tablature both present on each song screen. Songs include: -The Allman Brothers ("Statesboro Blues") -Robert Cray ("Smokin' Gun") -Buddy Guy ("Early in the Morning") -John Lee Hooker ("Boogie Chillen'") -B.B. King ("The Thrill Is Gone") -Freddie King ("Hide Away") -Jonny Lang ("Cherry Red Wine") -Stevie Ray Vaughan ("Crossfire") -Muddy Waters ("Hoochie Coochie Man") -Howlin' Wolf ("Back Door Man")System Requirements - Windows: XP, Vista, 7 - Mac OS X: 10.4 to 10.7 (Please see "eMedia Masters of Blues Guitar" for newer computers.) Learn how to play classic blues songs from the masters themselves with eMedia's Blues Guitar Legends. Simplified chord versions of the songs are ideal for beginners, while experienced players can learn note for note from the full transcriptions of both lead and rhythm parts. The animated fretboard shows you the fingerings in real time, so that you don't need to read music. Original recordings and variable-speed MIDI tracks let you learn at the tempo that you choose, while looping lets you select and repeat tricky sections of a song. The software package comes with 10 original artist recordings, including "Statesboro Blues," performed by the Allman Brothers Band; "Smoking Gun," performed by Robert Cray; "Early in the Morning," performed by Buddy Guy, with Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton; and "The Thrill Is Gone," performed by B.B. King. Full and simplified versions of each song help you to learn to play the song note for note. Instructional material presents the chords and playing tips that are needed to master the song, and helps you emulate the tone and technique of the blues guitar greats. Watch the fretboard come alive with the Animated Fretboard, a real-time display of notes, including bends, vibrato, and slides. This includes both right- and left-handed views from the perspectives of looking both down at your guitar and across at an instructor's guitar. Visually tune your electric or acoustic guitar by playing into a computer microphone. This automatic tuner also includes custom tunings for specific songs, when needed, and provides audio reference notes for each string. A metronome allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm, and timing. It provides a visual cue and/or audio tick, and a full range of tempi--from largo to presto. One of the more useful features of Blues Guitar Legends is the Recorder, which lets you record and play back your recording, and allows you...