24 engaging, self-paced lessons that accelerate development and reinforce fundamental music skills and an understanding of music theory. Lessons cover:
- Staff & keyboard relationship
- Pitch identification
- Note reading
- Listening skills
- Sharps & flats
- Intro to key signature
- Keyboard basics
- Major scales
- Treble, bass & grand staff
- Whole & half steps
- Much more
24 exciting games (one per lesson) sharpen music skills and improve retention of important lesson concepts. Colorful animated graphics, digitized sound effects, bonus points and high scores provide fun, arcade-like entertainment.
Special feature allows individuals to track progress through lessons and games. A “completion count” provides the number of times the user has gone through each section of a lesson, and “games progress” provides high scores. Consumer editions of Music Ace will track the progress of 10 users.
MUSIC DOODLE PAD
Unique feature allows individuals to easily compose their own music using a variety of instrument sounds. These creative compositions can be saved and played back for others, showcasing the knowledge and skills acquired from the lessons and games. Users can also listen to and modify popular music selections from the Jukebox section of the Music Doodle Pad.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Winner of 28 awards and honours
Ideal for beginning and intermediate music students, young or old – any instrument
Accelerates learning music fundamentals – develops and reinforces essential aspects of learning music
Exceptional value – affordable combination of lessons, games and a composition feature
Excellent motivational tool – excites students about learning music
Users develop real musical skills, not just an introduction to music
Entertaining, highly interactive, easy to use – point and click navigation with the mouse
No expensive MIDI keyboard required (keyboard optional)
Saves teachers valuable time – ideal supplemental learning tool for group or individual music instruction
Educator editions include helpful Teacher’s Guide
Maestro Max and his colorful, animated singing notes
Music Doodle Pad with Jukebox and Sound Palette for easy composition
Educator editions of Music Ace are available for virtually every setting, from the one-computer classroom to a local area network of 3,600 users.
Music Ace is sold on a hybrid CD-ROM that runs on both Windows and Macintosh platforms.