Music Ace 2 is the second title in the highly acclaimed Music Ace series from Harmonic Vision. It is designed for beginning and intermediate students and features 2,000 musical examples. Music Ace 2 complements the original Music Ace product by introducing standard notation, rhythm, melody, harmony, intervals and much more. Music Ace 2 Lab Pak 5 provides licenses for 5 computers. 24 engaging, self-paced lessons that accelerate development of fundamental music skills and music theory. Lessons cover:1. Beat and Tempo2. Hearing Rhythms3. Review Note Names4. Review Sharps and Flats5. Basic Rhythm Notation 6. The Quarter Rest7. Review Key Signatures and Major Scales8. Melody9. The Measure10. Sharp Key Signatures11. Notes Longer Than a Beat12. More Sharp Key Signatures13. Dotted Quarter Notes14. Flat Key Signatures15. Rests16. More Flat Key Signatures17. Syncopation18. Sixteenth Notes19. Minor Scales20. Three Sounds per Beat21. The Time Signature22. Intervals23. The 6/8 Time Signature24. Introduction to HarmonyGames
Maestro Max and his choir of Singing Notes return for an encore performance with a variety of new instruments to provide students with a continuing introduction to music fundamentals and theory. Music Ace 2 continues the same fun and engaging format of 24 comprehensive lessons, challenging games and a creative composition tool.
24 exciting multi-level games (one per lesson) sharpen music skills and improve retention of important lesson concepts. Colorful animated 3-D graphics, digitized sound effects, bonus points and high scores provide fun, interactive entertainment. Users can select novice or advanced difficulty settings.Tracking Progress
Special feature tracks an individual's 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.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.Instructional And Appearance Settings
New features enable user to select clef instruction (treble and bass, treble only, bass only or alto only), determine rhythmic stringency (relaxed or strict), determine game difficulty (novice or advanced), and also adjust the appearance of the notes and instruments (with or without faces).Points Of Distinction• 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 (optional) • Saves teachers valuable time-ideal supplemental learning tool for group or individual music instruction• Educator editions include helpful Teacher's Guide
Educator editions of Music Ace 2 are available for virtually every setting, from the one-computer classroom to a local area network of 3,600 users.
Music Ace 2 is sold on a hybrid CD-ROM that runs on both Windows and Macintosh platforms.