PG Music Releases Band-in-a-Box 2017 for Windows - KeyboardMag

PG Music Releases Band-in-a-Box 2017 for Windows

Over 80 new Features, 202 new RealTracks, plus 24 Bonus RealTracks, 34 new MIDI SuperTracks, 18 Instrumental Studies, 59 Re-Discovered RealTracks/MIDI SuperTracks, and More
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Band-in-a-Box® 2017, RealBand 2017 - over 80 new features, 202 new RealTracks, plus 24 Bonus RealTracks, 34 new MIDI SuperTracks, 18 Instrumental Studies, 59 Re-Discovered RealTracks/MIDI SuperTracks, and more!

PG Music Inc. has released version 2017 of its popular, award-winning Band-ina-Box® intelligent music accompaniment software for Windows ® with over 80 great new features and enhancements! Plus, 202 NEW RealTracks, 24 Bonus RealTracks, 34 MIDI SuperTracks, 18 Instrumental Studies, 12-Key RealTracks, Hi-Q Guitar Notation, Xtra Styles PAK 2, Re-Discovered RealTracks/MIDI SuperTracks styles, over 100 new RealStyles, and the new Celtic Guitar Video Master Class with Quinn Bachand.

In announcing the release of Band-in-a-Box® 2017, program author and creator Peter Gannon said, “We've added a new GUI and 202 new RealTracks, as well as 80 new features. Band-in-a-Box looks and sounds better than ever.”

There are over 80 exciting new features and enhancements! The main screen GUI has been redesigned with many requested improvements, including a new, smaller footprint, configurable toolbars, and more. RealTracks sound better than ever with improved stretching and transposition quality (Elastique 3), better phrase transitions, and Natural Arrangements. We have added new "Woodshedding" RealTracks called 12-Key Guitar RealTracks from Brent Mason played in 12 keys with Hi-Q (precise) Tab/Notation which is ideal for studying and learning. There are many RealDrums enhancements including Half/Double/Triple time, Multiple Drum/Percussion/Loops on one drum track, and more. There is a dedicated Song Titles Browser with metadata info on over 8,000 popular songs. UserTracks enhancements include Half/Double/Triple time, rests, 3/4 waltz support, and more. We've added a new VST Synthesizer (sforzando SFZ Synth) with support for the popular .SFZ sound format, as well as PG Music’s Hi-Q sounds... and more! See the full list of new features in Band-in-a-Box® and RealBand 2017 at: http://www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.new.htm

The award-winning Band-in-a-Box® is an intelligent automatic accompaniment program for Windows or Mac. Just type in the chords for any song using standard chord symbols (like C, Fm7, or C13b9), choose the style you’d like, and Band-in-a-Box® does the rest, automatically generating a complete professional-quality arrangement of piano, bass, drums, guitar, and strings or horns in a wide variety of popular styles plus optional live audio tracks with RealDrums and RealTracks - audio instruments that replace the MIDI track with actual recordings of top studio musicians.

PG Music Inc. is a leading innovator of computer music software that is easy to use, powerful, and fun. Band-in-a-Box® is one of more than 30 MIDI music and multimedia titles offered. PG Music Inc. is online at www.pgmusic.com.

Band-in-a-Box® 2017 List Prices (USD)
Band-in-a-Box® Pro with RealBand: $129
Band-in-a-Box® MegaPAK with RealBand: $269
Band-in-a-Box® UltraPlusPAK with RealBand (Hard Drive): $469
Band-in-a-Box® EverythingPAK with RealBand (Hard Drive): $569

Band-in-a-Box® Audiophile Edition with RealBand (Hard Drive): $669

Band-in-a-Box, RealBand and other PG Music software use "élastique Pro V3 by zplane.development" as a time


and pitch stretching engine.