Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory: Software, Version 2.0 CD-ROM Student Version, Complete Volume
By Andrew Surmani, Karen Farnum Surmani, and Morton Manus
Essentials of Music Theory
Textbook - General
Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Software Complete covers all of the material in the Student Book Complete (Volumes 1-3, item 00-17234) and includes narration of new concepts, animation, exercises, games 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 terms and symbols with definitions, pronunciations and visual/aural examples is also included.
The student version of the software allows optional study of Alto and Tenor clefs and printing of individual scores. It is MIDI compatible on selected screens and allows for the unlimited creation of student records. This version is intended for 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 * Optional Alto & Tenor 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 * 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 line 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.