Music Ace 2

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. 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.


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What's GREAT about the Music Ace Series!

 


"I was so wildly impressed with this program that if one award were to be given this year, I would hand it over promptly to Harmonic Vision...the program is just plain captivating. Your family will be fighting for their turn at the keyboard."
- Janice White, National Parenting Publications Association Judge

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

 1. Beat and Tempo 13. Dotted Quarter Notes
 2. Hearing Rhythms 14. Flat Key Signatures
 3. Review Note Names 15. Rests
 4. Review Sharps and Flats 16. More Flat Key Signatures
 5. Basic Rhythm Notation 17. Syncopation
 6. The Quarter Rest 18. Sixteenth Notes
 7. Review Key Signatures and Major Scales 19. Minor Scales
 8. Melody 20. Three Sounds per Beat
 9. The Measure 21. The Time Signature
10. Sharp Key Signatures 22. Intervals
11. Notes Longer Than a Beat 23. The 6/8 Time Signature
12. More Sharp Key Signatures 24. 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. Consumer editions of Music Ace 2 will track the progress of 10 users.

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

EDUCATOR EDITIONS
Educator editions of Music Ace 2 are available for virtually every setting, from the one-computer classroom to a local area network of 3,600 users.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Music Ace 2 is sold on a hybrid CD-ROM that runs on both Windows and Macintosh platforms.

WINDOWS
MACINTOSH
  • XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10
  • 32 and 64 bit
  • 50 MB free RAM
  • 60 MB free hard disk space
  • 16-bit sound
  • CD-ROM drive and mouse
  • General MIDI keyboard OPTIONAL.
  • Intel
  • OS X 10.4.11 or later
  • 50 MB free RAM
  • 60 MB free hard disk space
  • CD-ROM drive and mouse
  • General MIDI keyboard OPTIONAL. 

PRICING
The consumer edition of Music Ace 2 tracks progress for 10 users and has a suggested retail price of $49.95. School Editions, including lab-packs and network editions, are available. Please consult our edition list or call us for pricing*.

AVAILABILITY
Music Ace 2 is available through software retailers, music stores, educational dealers and on the Internet.

PUBLISHER

Harmonic Vision

To request additional information call Harmonic Vision at (800) 474-0903.


* Pricing subject to change.