The Piano Keyboard Starter Pack For Dummies from eMedia includes everything you need to play piano straight out of the box. It's the ideal, affordable solution for anyone who has thought about learning piano or keyboard. It includes a touch-sensitive electronic keyboard with 61 full-size keys, AC adapter and USB cable for connecting the MIDI keyboard to the computer, as well as a sheet music stand. The keyboard features built-in speakers, LCD display, 300 realistic sampled instrument sounds, 100 styles and 100 demo songs. What’s more, it includes a great teacher: the eMedia Piano For Dummies CD-ROM (for Windows & Mac computers).
The eMedia Piano For Dummies CD-ROM is a fun and easy way to learn piano or keyboard from the comfort of your home. Learn to play at your own pace from easy-to-follow interactive lessons with full-motion videos. Learn songs and exercises from both the music notation and the animated keyboard that displays fingerings in time with the music. Enjoy playing along with live recorded songs or have fun playing with colorful MIDI accompaniments that you can slow down or speed up.
Interactive Educational Software
• Over 150 step-by-step video-enhanced lessons.
• Over 50 songs with recorded audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks.
• Interactive feedback on playing mistakes (with 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 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!
Discover How To:
• Master the basics of piano.
• Read music notation.
• Play melodies.
• Create harmonies.
• Play hit songs!
Learn Over 50 Popular Songs
• “Piano Man” - Billy Joel
• “Give My Regards to Broadway” - George M. Cohan
• “Minuet in G” - J.S. Bach
• “When the Saints Go Marching In” - Spiritual
• ... 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 features large, easy-to-read screens, enhanced audio and video, and progress tracking.
Everything You Need to Get Started!
• Reviews and ear training
• Live recorded songs
The Piano Keyboard Starter Pack For Dummies keyboard features:
• 61 full-size touch-sensitive keys
• Built-in speakers
• 300 realistic sampled sounds
• USB port (for interactive MIDI connection)
• LCD screen (shows notes in music notation)
• 100 demo songs
• 100 auto-accompaniment styles
• Sustain pedal input
• Headphone jack
• Piano chord dictionary
• DSP (reverb, chorus)
• 32-note polyphony
• Runs on 6 “AA” batteries or the included AC adapter
• Includes sheet music stand
Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10
CD-ROM or Download Connection
Mac OS X 10.5 or later
CD-ROM or Download Connection
Internet connection recommended for online activation.