SERIES: Creating Music VERSION: Home Version FORMAT: CD-ROM WIN/MAC Now children can experience music at the most basic level, before ever picking up an instrument or learning to read! Morton Subotnick" s series of interactive music games facilitates experimenting with the fundamentals of pitch, rhythm and sounds of various instruments and styles of music. Children learn what it means to play a high or low note, soft or loud and fast or slow, with lovable characters and detailed explanations to guide them along the way! Create, Play and Experience making music using only your mouse and imagination with this innovative software by world-renowned composer Morton Subotnick! Making Music presents all the components of music in such a way that children can experience sound not only with their ears but also with their eyes! This product introduces the innovative "musical canvas, " where children can draw their compositions to visualize the with different instruments and tools. Other activities include a mix-and-match melody exercise, where music is divided into beginning, middle and end sections to teach structure and an exercise for combining melodies and rhythms, for an understanding of the complete piece of music. Fun, interactive games reinforce concepts using the knowledge from the other activities! For ages 5 and up, this version is perfect for home use. ©2009, CD-ROM.