Encore
Shopping Cart

McAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
Singing For Dummies Level 2

Singing For Dummies Level 2

Learn fast with this effective, entertaining software!
Download - Windows -  $29.95 
Retail Box - Macintosh/Windows -  $29.95 
DVD in Sleeve - Macintosh/Windows -  $29.95 
Download - Macintosh -  $29.95 



Product Information

Learn fast with this effective, entertaining software!

Learn How To Sing Better With eMedia Singing For Dummies Level 2!

eMedia Singing For Dummies showed you all the basics of singing in tune and proper technique. eMedia Singing for Dummies Level 2 builds on that foundation with over 90 more singing lessons created by professional voice instructor, Ory Brown, M.M.

Learn how to sing better with lessons that teach you how to enunciate lyrics, improve your singing tone and ability to sustain long tones, and how to sing more expressively. Interactive Feedback listens to you sing using the computer microphone, and lets you see if you are singing a note in tune. Performance Evaluation tracks the pitch and rhythm as you sing an entire piece. Color-coded notes show where you sang flat, sharp or in tune, and the performance is given an overall score to make it easy to see your progress. eMedia Singing For Dummies Level 2K includes a variety of over 40 great songs including hits by John Lennon and others to keep learning fun!

Features include:

  • Vocal tutorials that teach you how to sing better with lessons that cover how to sing consonants, improve vocal tone, sustained singing (including melisma), chest/head/mixed voice, and singing with expression (how to sing with vibrato, messa di voce, etc.).
  • Separate male and female tracks, each with selectable high and low recordings to match the student's vocal range.
  • Performance Evaluation that shows where you sang flat, sharp or in tune, and grades your performance for an entire piece.
  • Interactive Feedback technology that listens to your singing via the computer microphone, and then shows you the notes you're singing on screen in notation. Color coded notes display whether you're singing flat or sharp, and an arrow shows whether you need to sing higher or lower.
  • Vocal warmups and exercises to keep you singing your best and avoid straining your voice.
  • Great songs in a variety of styles, including "Imagine" by John Lennon, the opera classic "L'ho Perduta (the Marriage of Figaro)," and standards such as "Midnight Special" made famous by Creedence Clearwater Revival.
  • Lessons and songs with audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks where selections can be looped, slowed, or sped up.
  • Professionally arranged live piano accompaniments are included that make learning to sing better fun and engaging.
  • Includes a digital metronome to help your sense of rhythm and an audio recorder so you can hear yourself sing and track your progress.

You can learn how to sing better today with eMedia Singing For Dummies Level 2!

All lessons are presented at full-screen size!

The Fast and Easy Way to Learn to Sing

eMedia Singing For Dummies Level 2 features songs in a variety of genres to make learning fun and memorable! It's fun to sing with a pianist accompanying you, so we've included professionally arranged live piano accompaniments along with MIDI versions that can be slowed down or sped up. Over 40 songs include hit songs popularized by well-known artists, such as:

  • "Imagine" by John Lennon
  • "Midnight Special" made famous by Creedence Clearwater Revivial
  • "Danny Boy" made famous by Harry Connick, Jr.
  • "Joy to the World"
  • ... and more!

Over 90 Step-by-Step Vocal Lessons

Table of Contents

Arranged in six chapters, the lessons expand from Level 1 with topics such as consonants, proprioception, using the soft palate, onsets, offsets, sustained singing, vocal agility, the melisma, parts of the singing voice, and vocal expression. Lessons include a variety of exercises and songs. On-screen teacher, Ory Brown, M.M., provides clear and friendly instruction. She has over 25 years of experience as a voice teacher at universities and private schools and has a successful singing career, including appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and on Late Show with David Letterman.

Interactive Feedback on Your Singing

As you sing into your computer's microphone, Interactive Feedback will tell you if you're too high, too low, or right in tune! Your computer will listen as you sing and highlight correctly sung notes in green. As you reach your goal of singing the melody correctly, you'll discover that reading music notation is easier than you ever thought possible!

Performance Evaluation

Performance Evaluation will listen to you sing the whole song and give specific feedback on mistakes as well as an overall score.

Flash Cards and Reviews

Learn sight reading and train your ear with interactive flash cards and review quizzes.

Music Tracking

Highlighting of the music and lyrics as they're heard makes it easy to follow along.

Accompaniments

Practice is fun when you have a pianist accompanying you! Professionally arranged live piano accompaniments are included.

Variable-Speed MIDI

Slows down the audio to any tempo. Learn at the pace best suited to you!

Digital Recorder

Record and play yourself back! This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine tune your skills and store musical ideas.

Digital Metronome

Set your own speed, and it will help you keep a steady beat. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to presto.

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows® 7, and Windows® 8, Pentium® Processor 300MHz or faster, 256MB RAM, 650MB free hard drive space, keyboard & mouse, DVD-ROM drive. Macintosh® OS X 10.5 or later, Intel® processor 300MHz or faster, 256MB RAM, 500MB free hard drive space, keyboard & mouse, DVD-ROM drive.