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Discontinued Piano Discovery

by Jump Music

This company is out of business and all stock is long gone. Try Adventus.

Piano Discovery is the #1 rated piano software course, developed by professional music teachers.The interactive multimedia curriculum is guaranteed to teach anyone to play songs and read music right from the start. It includes 1 complete year of lessons and 6 music activities that make learning easy and fun for the entire family.

Discover music on your home computer! Just connect any general MIDI piano to your PC game port. And, it’s easy to stay up to date with Piano Discovery.You can download FREE songs each month from www.jumpmusic.com. Additional years and special song collections are also available.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Individual Coaching• Self paced learning with 2 friendly teachers who give helpful suggestions and positive encouragement. Log on anytime and “Ask the Web Teacher” your specific questions.

In-Depth Technique and Theory

• Play with both hands, scales, major and minor chords, melody. Learn 12 different music styles, history and music appreciation.

Read Music Easily

• Piano Discovery demonstrates and explains all basic music notation: treble and bass clef, pitch, note values, time and key signatures.

Learn Fast with Video Demonstrations

Watch your music teacher play each song, in real time or frame-by-frame with QuickTime video.

Even Beginning Players Sound Great!

Play well known songs right away, with the teacher or orchestra accompaniment.

Never a Dull Moment

• Choose from 3 arcade style action games to learn and practice note reading, rhythm and chords.

Print Sheet Music

• Print your favorite Piano Discovery songs* then play at any keyboard. Your computer-learned piano skills transfer immediately!

Monitor Your Progress

Find out exactly how you’re doing as the program evaluates and keeps track of your practice sessions.

Download FREE Songs

You get new songs each month to add to your repertoire. Every song includes a beginning and intermediate level, teacher’s notes, orchestra accompaniment, and Award Certificate. * Some copyrighted songs may not be available for printing.

6 Musical Activities Teach You to Play Piano!

Start Here at the Main Menu.

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The Main Menu is an open music book at the piano keyboard. Just click on any item to begin an activity. Sign in at adult, or child level. The program tracks each student by name, so the entire family can use one program.
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SCHOOL HOUSE

Here’s where you take private piano lessons with 2 friendly music teachers
  • Over 900 individual narrated lessons
  • Over 70 QuickTime video demonstrations
  • 20 chapters with 60 songs
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PRACTICE ROOM

Customize your practice sessions to fit your learning style
  • Play solo or duet with the teacher
  • Play both hands or right and left separately
  • Adjust the metronome to your speed
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ARCADE

3 FUN games sharpen playing skills and motivate your practices
  • Hone your note reading in Shooting Gallery
  • Practice and learn chords with Chord Game
  • Get the right beat in Rhythm Arcade

JAM STAGE

Play like a pro the first time
  • 8 music styles (grooves)
  • Choose laser or firework effects
  • 1 finger chord control
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PERFORMANCE HALL

Show off your new skills in a live performance
  • Sound great with orchestral background
  • Get a standing ovation and newspaper reviev
  • Print personal Award when song is mastered

STUDIO

A music center for your creative ideas
  • 16 track MIDI sequencer
  • Create, record, play back songs
  • Import & save MIDI files

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Learn 60 Songs Including These Favorites:

Classical: Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, Aria from Don Giovanni, Moonlight Sonata. Beethoven’s Fur Elise
Romantic: Morning by Grieg,Waltz by Chopin, Swan Lake, Finlandia by Sebelius, Brahms Symphony No.1
Kids Classics: Chopsticks,The Storks, Humming Song, Au Clair de Ia Lune, Camptown Races, Lightly Row
Family Favorites: Amazing Grace, Merrily We Roll Along, Melodious Piece, My Country ‘Tis of Thee
Holiday: For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,We Three Kings of Orient, Jingle Bells
Baroque: Pachelbel Canon, Musette by Bach,Vivaldi’s Four Seasons
Folk: American, Czech, Hungarian, French and British traditional tunes
Multi-Cultural: Hatikvah, De Colores
Popular: Heart and Soul, Scarborough Fair
Ragtime: The Entertainer. Peacherine Rag. Bethena

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