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Harmonic Vision Music Ace 2 Educator Version

SKU: 126005

$57.95

$57.95

Harmonic Vision Music Ace 2 – Fun, Effective Music Education Software

Educator Versions come with a helpful Teachers Guide. Designed by music educators to maximize the usefulness of Music Ace and Music Ace 2 in an educational setting, the Teachers Guide comes in a three-ring binder and includes a comprehensive Users Guide, engaging activity ideas, useful black-line masters and a detailed matrix of Music Ace or Music Ace 2 lesson contents. Educator Versions also offer the ability to track student populations of virtually any size, from the one-computer classroom to a local area network.

Harmonic Vision 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. Harmonic Vision Music Ace 2 complements the original Music Ace product by introducing standard notation, rhythm, melody, harmony, intervals and much more.

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.

Harmonic Vision Music Ace 2 is designed for beginning and intermediate students. Featuring 2,000 musical examples and covering treble, alto and bass clefs, Music Ace 2 picks up where Music Ace leaves off to introduce standard notation, rhythm, melody, harmony, intervals and much more. The Associated Press called it an ideal supplement to one-on-one music instruction. The National Association of Parenting Publications awarded the software a gold seal and Childrens Software Revue gave it a perfect 5-star rating.

LESSONS

24 engaging, self-paced lessons that accelerate development of fundamental music skills and music theory. Lessons cover:

  • Beat and Tempo
  • Hearing Rhythms
  • Review Note Names
  • Review Sharps and Flats
  • Basic Rhythm Notation
  • The Quarter Rest
  • Review Key Signatures and Major Scales
  • Melody
  • The Measure
  • Sharp Key Signatures
  • Notes Longer Than a Beat
  • More Sharp Key Signatures
  • Dotted Quarter Notes
  • Flat Key Signatures
  • Rests
  • More Flat Key Signatures
  • Syncopation
  • Sixteenth Notes
  • Minor Scales
  • Three Sounds per Beat
  • The Time Signature
  • Intervals
  • The 6/8 Time Signature
  • Introduction to Harmony

GAMES

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

Harmonic Vision Music Ace 2 – System Requirements:

Windows:

  • Windows 98/2000/Me/NT4/XP/Vista/7
  • Pentium 166 MHz or faster
  • 32 MB free RAM
  • 640x480 256-color display
  • 50 MB free hard disk space
  • 16-bit sound
  • CD-ROM drive and mouse
  • General MIDI keyboard OPTIONAL.

Macintosh:

  • PowerPC/Intel Mac/G3/G4/G5
  • System 8.1 - 9x and OS X (native mode)
  • 32 MB free RAM
  • 640x480 256-color display
  • 50 MB free hard disk space
  • CD-ROM drive and mouse
  • General MIDI keyboard OPTIONAL.