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eMedia Keyboard USB MIDI Interface Kit Keyboard Interface & Software BundleItem #: ED.EK05097
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Turn your PC or Mac into a music studio by connecting a music keyboard to your computer. This simple kit provides an easy to install USB MIDI interface with no additional drivers needed. It's plug and play. And as an added bonus, eMedia has provided award-winning piano keyboard lesson software to help you learn to play your keyboard. This interactive software installs quickly and provides an easy-to-follow, simple lesson curriculum with fast results. It gives you interactive feedback on your playing. You'll be entertaining your friends or creating music on your computer in no time!
Piano teacher Irma Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music guides you through 50 step-by-step lessons with full-motion video demonstrations. Learn to read music notation with our Animated Keyboard and interactive feedback on your playing. You can play along with the live recorded audio or colorful MIDI accompaniments. It's a fun way to learn!
Software Lessons Included!
eMedia Starter Keyboard Lessons makes learning easy through over 50 step-by-step lessons. Full-motion videos with an on-screen teacher give life to the lessons and an animated keyboard guides you through fingering. Built-in software accessories include a recorder and metronome. Learn at your own pace with quality lessons, reviews and ear training exercises.
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.
Professional piano instructor Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music, guides you in videos with demonstrations of techniques. Many of the videos include split-screen displays with close-ups for a clearer perspective.
Personalized reports show your rate of progress, including scores for specific songs (when using a MIDI keyboard).
Enhanced multi-track recorded audio
High-quality, multi-track recorded audio is included for every song and exercise. Audio playback options include piano only, voice only, and full audio including both piano and voice.
Slows down the audio to any tempo, while the animated keyboard shows song fingering as the music plays. You can play along and learn at the pace best suited to your skill level!
MIDI playback options let you select left or right hand only, or a metronome click track to play along with. Colorful variable-speed MIDI accompaniments are also available and can be fun to play along with!
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 the next time! Clicking on an individual feedback balloon brings up a keyboard showing you exactly what mistake was made and what should have been played. Also, an overall percentage score summarizes how well you did on the song.
With the click of a button, you can get suggestions as to which "voice" to use on your MIDI keyboard to get the best sound for the song!
Reviews and Ear Training
Interactive review and ear training screens help reinforce new concepts and develop your ear.
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Record and play yourself back! This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine tune your skills and share your recordings with friends and family.
Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your speed, rhythm and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to presto.
Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7
Mac OS X 10.3 or later