eMedia Piano For Dummies Level 2 gives you everything you need to continue your journey toward being an accomplished piano or keyboard player! It is perfect for anyone who already knows some basic note reading, the middle C position and how to play some melodies. Learn to play at your own pace from over 150 easy-to-follow interactive lessons with full-motion videos. New Instant Feedback, for both acoustic pianos and electronic keyboards, highlights correctly played notes in melodies. Enjoy playing along with live recorded songs or have fun playing with accompaniments that you can slow down or speed up. Learn to play over 50 songs with recorded audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks.
Interactive Educational Software
• Over 150 step-by-step audio- and video-enhanced lessons.
• Over 50 songs with live recorded multi-track audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks.
• Interactive Feedback on playing mistakes (when used with a MIDI keyboard).
• Animated Keyboard displays fingerings as the music plays.
Your instructor is professional pianist and teacher Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music. The excellent teaching you receive in the over 150 lessons is an exceptional value. When using eMedia Piano For Dummies Level 2 with a MIDI keyboard it will tell you when you make mistakes, including an overall score for the song and even shows you what you should have played!
Learn from valuable lessons such as:
Triads and Chords
The G Position and Transposition
The F Position and Hanon
Extending the Hand Position and Playing Scales
G and F Major Scales, Chords and Arpeggios
A Short Trip into the History of Western Music
Learn songs and exercises from both the music notation and the Animated Keyboard that displays fingerings in time with the music. Play along with live recorded multi-track audio, variable-speed MIDI tracks. Perform with colorful MIDI accompaniments! You will learn over 50 popular songs including Billy Joel’s Piano Man!
Play Over 50 Hit Songs!
Piano Man - Billy Joel
Candle in the Wind - Elton John
La Bamba - made famous by Los Lobos
Tishomingo Blues - Spencer Williams
The Entertainer - Scott Joplin
Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door - Bob Dylan
... and many more!
Interactive review and ear training screens help reinforce new concepts and develop your ear. Other accessories include a built-in digital metronome and a recorder. Piano For Dummies Level 2 includes large easy-to-read screens, enhanced audio and video, and progress tracking.
Everything You Need to Get Started!
Reviews and Ear Training
Note and Finger Tracker
Interactive Evaluation Feedback
(selectable) Audio Tracks (Full, Voice only, Piano only - MIDI, MIDI Left Hand, MIDI Right Hand, MIDI Accompaniment, Metronome Tick)
View optional guitar chords so a friend can accompany you
Minimum system requirements:
Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 256MB RAM, CD-ROM
Mac OS X 10.4 or later (Universal Binary) 256MB RAM, CD-ROM