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The award-winning theory software, Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory, is now available in a new and updated Version 3! This software features a fresh new interface and more activities to teach students everything they need to know about music theory.

The Student Version includes narration and animation of music theory concepts through lessons, exercises, games, tests and ear training with recordings of a variety of acoustic instruments to motivate students while strengthening musical skills. The program includes randomized exercises, ear training and graded reviews for each unit. A complete glossary of musical terms and symbols with written definitions, pronunciations and visual/aural examples is also included.

The Student Version is intended for use by one user at a time, and is ideal for private study or when tracking progress for other users is not necessary. Appropriate for ages 8 to Adult. PC/Mac compatible.

Volume 1 (Lessons 1-25):

Treble and Bass Clefs

* 4/4, 3/4 and 2/4 Time Signatures

* Flats, Sharps and Naturals

* Whole and Half Steps

* Dynamic Signs, Temp Markings and Articulation

* Up to Eighth Notes and Rests

Volume 2 (Lessons 25-50):

Major Scales

* Key Signatures

* Circle of Fifths

* Intervals

* 3/8 and 6/8 Time Signatures

* Triads and V7 Chords

Volume 3 (Lessons 51-75):

1st and 2nd Inversions of Triads

* Figured Bass

* Chord Progressions

* Minor Scales and Triads

* Modes

* Harmonizing and Composing Melodies

* 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression and Blues Scale

* Basic Forms of Music

The complete curriculum of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.

System Requirements:

Windows 7, Vista,

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Surmani, Andrew
Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Surmani, Karen Farnum
Manus, Morton
Alfred Publishing Staff
Alfred Publishing
MUSIC / Reference
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