Sibelius Auralia 4
With 41 topics, Sibelius Auralia 4 is by far the most comprehensive ear training package. Auralia's drill based teaching is a fun and easy way to use your computer for ear training. Auralia leads you through a variety of graded exercises, and presents instant feedback. All of your results are recorded, and you may sing or play your answers using your microphone or MIDI keyboard. Auralia is suitable for both classical and contemporary musicians of any age and ability.
Sibelius Auralia 4 Features:
-Hundreds of exercises in 41 topics
-Support for multiple syllabi
-Bright new interface
-All the features of Auralia 3.5
-41 ear training topics, divided into 5 topic groups;
-Intervals and Scales
-Harmony & Form
-Pitch & Melody
Sibelius Auralia 4's interactive lessons make ear training easy and fun. It guides students through hundreds of graded exercises and gives instant feedback. You can even play or sing answers using a MIDI keyboard or microphone. Auralia automatically marks the exercises so students can use it on their own, freeing up hours of teaching time. It even records student results so you can monitor their progress over time.
Auralia is perfect for schools, colleges, universities and anyone learning or teaching an instrument. Auralia has hundreds of exercises from beginner to advanced levels, covering 41 topics such as:
-Identify & sing intervals, and notes from chords
-Melodic and rhythmic dictation
-Recognize and correct poor tuning
-Sing upper or lower part of a two-part phrase
-Write down chord progressions
The tests are designed for classical, jazz and rock/pop students, with special exercises on jazz/contemporary scales, chords and progressions. Some tests in Auralia have multiple-choice questions; others let you answer by clicking an on-screen piano keyboard, playing on a MIDI keyboard; Auralia even lets you sing into a microphone. Auralia has graded levels, so students can progress to more advanced exercises as they improve.
When a student has mastered a topic at a particular level and is achieving good test marks, 'The Professor' will automatically move them up to the next level. You can even create your own tests to suit your students' requirements. Auralia records all your results, for you to view on screen or print out.You can print student and class results in any of 25 useful reports, and marks are compiled over time so you can monitor students' progress from week to week.
If you use a network, all student results are stored in a single central database, whichever computer they work on. If you get stuck, or need some extra help, Auralia includes detailed on-screen reference information, with helpful music examples to listen to.
Sibelius Auralia 4 System Requirements*:
-XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
-200MB hard disk space
-Intel processors only
-Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later, Mac OS X 10.5 or Mac OS X 10.6
-200MB hard disk space
*Versions of Windows earlier than Windows XP are no longer supported, and Macs with PowerPC processors (e.g. PowerMac G4, PowerMac G5, original iMac, PowerBook G4, etc.) or versions of Mac OS X prior to Mac OS X 10.4 cannot use Auralia 4.