eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method v.3

Piano and Keyboard Method v3 2010

This new version of eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method offers everything you need to learn how to play! Piano instructor, Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music, guides you through over 300 step-by-step full-screen lessons. New Instant Feedback works with both electronic keyboards and acoustic pianos! It listens as you play melodies and shows whether you’re playing correctly!

The lessons start with the basics, such as hand position, rhythm, and playing on black keys, and move on to reading music notation, sight reading, scales, and much more. Techniques are demonstrated with over 70 videos viewable in full-screen mode.

Learn songs and exercises from music notation as an animated keyboard guides you through fingerings. Songs and exercises are provided as both live-recorded audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks which let you slow the music down as needed. Colorful MIDI accompaniments help make practicing fun! You will learn over 100 popular classical, blues, pop, and rock songs, including hit songs from artists such as Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, and Elton John!

Interactive review and ear training quizzes help reinforce new concepts and develop your ear. When used with an electronic MIDI keyboard, you get Interactive Evaluation Feedback with detailed specifics on your playing, including which notes and rhythms were wrong and how to correct them. In addition, the new Note Tracker shows you what note you’re playing and makes learning music notation easy. This latest version also offers fully scalable lesson screens and an option for full-screen video. Other accessories include a built-in digital metronome and a recorder. eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method is the ultimate way to learn how to play piano or keyboard!

eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Features

eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Features

eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Accessories

Accessories include a built-in digital metronome and a recorder. Click here for a larger image

eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method Video

Techniques are demonstrated with over 70 videos viewable in full-screen mode.

Instant Feedback

Shows you whether you’re playing the correct notes on melodies. Works with both electronic keyboards and acoustic pianos!

Interactive Evaluation Feedback

When using a MIDI keyboard you get specific feedback on note and rhythm mistakes to help you get it right the next time.

Progress Tracking

Personalized reports show your rate of progress, including scores for specific songs. The built-in recorder also helps you hear your progress.

Animated Keyboard

Displays correct fingerings as the music plays or for any note or chord that you double-click.

Audio Tracks

Features multi-track live recordings, colorful MIDI accompaniments and MIDI tracks that allow you to slow down or speed up the music.

Full-screen Lessons and Videos
Also features over 100 songs including:

“Piano Man” by Billy Joel
“Candle in the Wind” by Elton John
“Ode to Joy” by Ludwig van Beethoven
“America the Beautiful” by Samuel Ward
“La Bamba” made famous by Los Lobos
“Minuet in G” by J.S. Bach
“Tishomingo Blues” by Spencer Williams
“The Entertainer” by Scott Joplin
“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” by Bob Dylan

What Reviewers Are Saying…

Wall Street Journal

“We found the software well planned and effective — progress was quick.”

PC Magazine

4 ½ stars

American Music Teacher Magazine

“An impressive and thorough piano teaching program.”

Music News

“We tried out the method and within no time we were actually playing songs, something that we had no idea we would be able to do so quickly. It is simply amazing.”

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Beginner Piano and Keyboard Lessons

eMedia Beginner Piano and Keyboard Lessons is the unique solution that provides everything you need to begin learning to play. Learning is made easy through over 75 step-by-step lessons ranging from hand position to note reading, tempo, dynamics and more. Full-motion videos with an on-screen teacher give life to the lessons, and an animated keyboard guides you through fingering for the songs and exercises. Interactive review and ear training screens help reinforce new concepts, and colorful accompaniments make practicing fun! When used with a MIDI-compatible keyboard, there’s even interactive feedback on wrong notes and rhythms.

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The Complete Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios and Cadences: Includes All the Major, Minor (Natural, Harmonic, Melodic) & Chromatic Scales – Plus Additional Instructions on Music Fundamentals

Scale, chord, arpeggio and cadence studies in all major and minor keys presented in a convenient two-page format. Includes an in-depth 12 page explanation that leads to complete understanding of the fundamentals of major and minor scales, chords, arpeggios and cadences plus a clear explanation of scale degrees and a two-page guide to fingering the scales and arpeggios. In addition, several “enrichment options” are provided with exercises such as harmonizing scales, accelerating scales expanding scales and much more!

These excellent all-inclusive books teach scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences at three different levels. The FIRST book (#11761) accommodates the learning pace of younger students such as those in Alfred’s Basic, Level 2. The BASIC book (#5754) is slightly more in-depth, presenting scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadence studies in all the major and minor keys. The COMPLETE book (#5743) features everything in the BASIC book, plus extra features like a 12-page explanation that leads to complete understanding of the fundamentals of major and minor scales, chords, arpeggios, and cadences; a clear explanation of scale degrees; and a two-page guide to fingering the scales and arpeggios

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