You can get Score Trainer in two versions: the standard version, for the pupil to practice at home, and the professional version, pointed to the teacher's requirements of creating own lessons and libraries and many more.
Score Trainer trains reading notes. Four different games can be played in three different ways:
1. Game: Single Notes
One note is shown on the screen and must be defined. Therefore a MIDI keyboard or any other input medium can be used, such as guitar, violin or trumpet.
2. Game: Guess on
(only in German version)
Some notes that building a word are shown in the score line. This word must be realized. For example: The notes "b", "a", "c" and "h" appear on the score line and give the solution "Bach" (German notation: H = B and B = Bb).
3. Game: Painting Notes
The computer shows the name of a note that must be found and clicked in the score line.
4. Game: Scrolling Notes
NEW IN VERSION 7:
In this game the notes are scrolled over the screen. The teacher can setup the maximum amount of intervalls the notes differ. That trains the "relative" reading concerning to the previous note.
Each of these games can be used in three different ways:
1. Way: Display Notes
NEW IN VERSION 7:
Tones that are played on the MIDI keyboard or any other instrument are shown in the score line. This is for learning new notes.
2. Way: Training
The computer shows randomly notes on the screen. The player must identify and enter it with a MIDI keybord or one of the virtual on screen instruments. In cases of a mistake the computer helps and waits patiently.
3. Way: Competition
NEW IN VERSION 7:
The player checks his new knowledge against the stop watch - every second counts. He has to answer as fast as possible and only one chance to give the right answer. The goal of each leap is to identify a certain number of notes in a particular time. Finaly a certificate can be printed.
From Beginner to Professional in 20 Lessons
Each of these games offers a collection of 20 lessons that base upon each other. For the fact that guitar lessons start in an other way as piano lessons, also the standard version offers preparing lessions for various instruments.
NEW IN VERSION 7:
The chequered appearance of the programm can be substituted by more cool design in order to find a better acceptance by adults and adolescents.
Various Input Interfaces:
Score Trainer can be adjusted to every MIDI keyboard - many MIDI cards are supported.
No MIDI keyboard connected? Therefore Score Trainer offers a virtual keyboard on the screen. For answering the questions the player can click the notes on that.
Score Trainer is also needfull for learning many other instruments. Such as guitar or e-bass, violin, trumpet or trombone.
Beside the display of the notes in the score system also the names can be shown. Singers can alter to the Italian notation (Do, Re, Mi,...).
The output of the tones goes over the MIDI keyboard or the build-in MIDI card of the PC. Sound effects and little melodies increase the fun.
The Professional Version:
Create Own Lessons
The teacher can create own lessons in the profi version. Score Trainer Profi works with free programmable lessons that can be repeated every time. The tones spectrum goes from the deep C until the high c'''. Sharps and flats can be turned on and off. Duration and run of a game are programmable in a wide range.
Lifelong free updates and free hotline support are part of the professional version. The professional version can be installed and used on up to 5 computers.
There are 5 different SCORE TRAINER versions:
- 1. Score Trainer Demo Version
Score-Trainer Demo works like the profi version for 30 days. Only printing, saving and loading on floppy is disabled. The games are interrupted be nag screens.
2. Score Trainer Licence Version
This is for single users and must be downloaded. Score Trainer Licence is similar to Score Trainer Standard. The manual comes as file. Score Trainer Licence is only allowed for installation on one computer and private use.
3. Score Trainer Standard Version
Score Trainer Standard is for private single users. It comes on a CD with a printed manual. It has a highscore list for up to 5 players and remote controll via MIDI. Score Trainer Licence is only allowed for installation on one computer and private use. This version is also available in music shops.
4. Score Trainer Professional Version
This is the version for music schools: it has the same possibilities as Score Trainer Standard. Up to 500 players can be administrated. With highscore lists and certificates the pupils can match. Additionally the teacher can create new lessons fitting exactly the class. You can save this lessons and give it to your pupils. Important adjustments are protected by password. Score Trainer Profesional can be installed and used on up to 5 computers in a school.
5. Score Trainer Network Version
Score Trainer Network is intended for big schools. Additionally the teacher can create new lessons and can be played on up to 25 computers immediately. Lifelong free updates and hotline support is included.
Score Trainer runs optimal on all Pentium computers with least 800 MHz, 64MB RAM and a good graphic card. Plattforms: Windows98/NT/ME/ 2000/XP, DirectX8 or better. (Sound card with MIDI or joystick port and keyboard optionaly)
Prices (incl. of VAT): Standard Version 19,90 €
Professional Version 74,90 €