$29.99
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Software, Version 3 CD-ROM Student Version, Volume 1
By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus
Item: 00-34626
UPC: 038081386355
ISBN 10: 0739068601
ISBN 13: 9780739068601
PRICE: $29.99
Series: Essentials of Music Theory
Category: Textbook - General
Format: Software
The award-winning theory software, Alfreds Essential’s 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 & Bass Clefs
* 4/4, 3/4 & 2/4 Time Signatures
* Flats, Sharps & Naturals
* Whole & Half Steps
* Dynamic Signs, Temp Markings & Articulation
* Up to Eighth Notes & Rests


Volume 2 (Lessons 25-50):
Major Scales
* Key Signatures
* Circle of Fifths
* Intervals
* 3/8 & 6/8 Time Signatures
* Triads & V7 Chords


Volume 3 (Lessons 51-75):
1st & 2nd Inversions of Triads
* Figured Bass
* Chord Progressions
* Minor Scales & Triads
* Modes
* Harmonizing & Composing Melodies
* 12-Bar Blues Chord Progression & 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, XP - Intel Pentium 3 1GHz or faster
* Macintosh OS X 10.4 - Intel Core Duo 1.83GHz or Power PC (G4 1GHz or faster)
* 400MB hard drive space, 512MB RAM
* Speakers or headphones