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Classroom system for music theory.
An Intelligent Practice feature can analyze your responses to questions and skill level to create an individualized practice program to improve your weak areas. Many lessons let you enter pitches simply by humming, singing, or playing your instrument into the computer’s microphone. The software listens as you tap in rhythms, sing back pitches to guess intervals, and interact with the lessons. Music Theory Tutor Teacher/Student Edition will show you when you match pitches correctly in a lesson, and shows a chart of your progress as you move through the course. Gain confidence as you pass quizzes at the end of each subject and ace tests at the end of every grade level completion.
Learn all about the building blocks of music. The structured course and practice exercises help you hear musical keys, scales, intervals, chords, and rhythms “in your head” to help you compose without an instrument, improvise solos, and learn songs by ear faster.
Learn How Music Works
Learn how rhythms, scales, chords, and chord progressions are created. Understand how tempos are described and notes are subdivided and grouped into measures. Learn the function of melody and harmony and how to use harmonic and rhythmic cadence. Understand all of the fundamentals that every composer, songwriter, and instrumentalist should know.
Train Your Ears
Sight-sing music as you read it and hear it “in your head” by recognizing rhythms, intervals, and chord relationships. Start composing away from your instrument and sight-read faster!
Monitor Your Progress
Take tests and view statistics to track your progress and watch yourself improve. The Intelligent Practice feature tracks your responses in lessons and automatically selects questions to improve weak spots as an instructor would.
* This product is intended exclusively for these qualified purchasers:
- Educators at a fully accredited K12 schools, trade schools or colleges/universities
- Students at a fully accredited K12 schools, trade schools or colleges/universities
- Religious institution representatives
- Armed Forces musicians and staff
Windows Minimum System Requirements
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10
2.2GHz CPU, 2GB RAM
OpenGL-capable video card and driver
300 MB of hard drive space
Macintosh Minimum System Requirements
10.6 or later
2.2GHz CPU, 2GB RAM
300 MB of hard drive space
- A step-by-step curriculum designed by Dr. Gregory Simon, who holds a doctorate in composition from the University of Michigan and teaches at the University of Colorado
- Over 400 lessons, exercises, and tests with graphics, interactivity, and sound
- Both music theory and basic ear training combined into one powerful application
- A graph showing testing and answer statistics to let you easily measure your progress
- Intelligent Practice that tracks your progress and automatically selects questions to improve weak spots
- Exercises teaching rhythmic fundamentals including tempo, counting beats, measures, values for notes and rests, and syncopation
- Rhythmic lessons teach counting plus recognition of simple and compound time signatures (including 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 7/4, 3/8, 9/8, etc.) and cut time
- Interactive lessons for learning to read music with explanations and exercises for learning clefs, key signatures, note pitches, names, and rhythmic values (including dotted and beamed notes) including advanced triplets.
- Explanation of major, minor (harmonic and natural), and chromatic scale construction plus modes and the Circle of Fifths
- Ear training and theory exercises teach you to identify and understand note direction and motion, intervals (fourths, fifths, tritones, melodic/harmonic, etc.) scales, chords, and progressions
- Melodic identification studies that cover note stability and resolution plus the roles of melody and harmony.
- Interval identification studies (fourths, fifths, tritones, melodic/harmonic, etc.)
- Chord theory lessons outline chord construction (major and minor triads, diminished, augmented, and 7ths), inversions, and arpeggios
- Lessons on creating chord progressions covering chord positions and functions within progressions (tonic, dominant, subdominant, etc.), Roman numeral (I, IV, V, etc.) and figured bass notation, plus chord substitutions, phrasing, cadence, passing, and pedal tones
- Lessons and exercises in musical form and analysis (binary, ternary, rondo, phrasing, etc.) help you better understand composition
- A harmonic flowchart plus major and minor harmony studies
- Solfege studies with arpeggio and sight singing
Learning and teaching music theory just got easier!
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.