Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory Software Volume 1 covers all of the material in Student Book, Volume 1 (item 00-17231) and includes narration of new concepts, animation, exercises, games and ear-training with recordings of a variety of acoustic instruments to motivate students while strengthening musical skills. The program includes randomized exercises, ear-training and graded reviews for each unit. A complete glossary of terms and symbols with definitions, pronunciations and visual/aural examples is also included. The student version of the software allows optional study of Alto and Tenor clefs and printing of individual scores. It is MIDI compatible on selected screens and allows for the unlimited creation of student records. This version is intended for one user at a time and is ideal for private study or when tracking progress for other users is not necessary. Appropriate for ages 8 to Adult. PC/Mac compatible. Volume 1 (Lessons 1-25): Treble & Bass Clefs Optional Alto & Tenor Clefs 4/4, 3/4 & 2/4 Time Signatures Flats, Sharps & Naturals Whole & Half Steps Dynamic Signs, Temp Markings & Articulation Up to Eighth Notes & Rests ?and much more! The complete line of Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory includes Student Books, a Teacher's Answer Key, Ear-Training CDs, Double Bingo games, Flash Cards, Reproducible Teacher's Activity Kits, and interactive software for students and teachers in private study, studio and network environments.Surmani, Andrew is the author of 'Essentials of Music Theory 2.0', published 1999 under ISBN 9780739000434 and ISBN 0739000438.