eMedia - Piano & Keyboard Method (WINDOWS)
Learn How to Play Piano at Home at Your Own Pace
The Easiest Way to Learn to Play Piano!
The best-selling eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method features piano lessons for beginners from Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music. This learn-at-home course is complete piano instruction that runs on your computer with interactive technology to make understanding the lessons easier.
Learn to play piano quickly with over 300 easy-to-follow piano lessons that take you from basics such as proper hand position to playing in C position, playing piano scales, learning how to read standard music notation for piano, and much more. You can even get eMedia Instant Feedback and Performance Evaluation as you play your first, easy piano songs and exercises. Learning to play piano is made more fun with popular songs made famous by Billy Joel, Elton John, Scott Joplin, J.S. Bach, and others.
Arranged in twelve chapters, the lessons cover the basics such as hand position, rhythm and playing on black keys; then move on to more advanced concepts such as music notation, sight reading, intervals, chords and scales. On-screen teacher Irma Irene Justicia, M.A. provides clear and friendly instruction.
eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method features over 100 songs ranging from Classical, Pop, Folk, Rock, Blues to Country – making learning fun! Enhanced multi-track audio and colorful MIDI accompaniments enhance the learning experience. Includes hits popularized by artists such as:
- Billy Joel (“Piano Man”)
- Elton John (“Candle in the Wind”)
- Los Lobos (“La Bamba”)
- Bob Dylan (“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”)
- Scott Joplin (“The Entertainer”)
- Ludwig van Beethoven (“Ode to Joy”)
- Spencer Williams (“Tishomingo Blues”)
Video Instruction Professional piano instructor Irma Irene Justicia, M.A. guides you in over 70 videos demonstrating techniques. Many of the videos include split-screen displays with close-ups for a clearer perspective.
Piano Fingerings help teach you the correct fingering for each note. Guitar chords are included so a friend who is learning guitar can play along with you. Piano fingerings and guitar chords can be toggled on or off for any screen.
Instant Feedback shows you when you play the correct notes as you progress through a melody. Your computer will listen as you play and highlight correctly played notes in green. As you reach your goal of playing the melody correctly, you’ll discover that reading music notation is easier than you ever thought possible!
With Interactive Evaluation Feedback, when using an electronic MIDI-compatible keyboard, you can get specific feedback on note and rhythm mistakes made while playing to help you get it right! Click a feedback balloon and the Animated Keyboard shows you exactly what mistake was made and what should have been played. An overall percentage score summarizes how well you did on the song.
The Animated Keyboard displays color-coded fingerings as the music plays. It allows you to see exactly how to play the song on a keyboard as you hear the music. Music tracking highlights the notes being played on the screen making it simple to follow along.
The Note and Finger Tracker tools show you the note you play as music notation and on eMedia’s Animated Keyboard. You’ll be able to correct your playing and learn to read music faster!
Reviews and Ear Training Quizzes help reinforce new concepts and develop your ear.
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