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Norton Music's User Style Disk #27
For Band-in-a-Box
...plus...
Free MIDI Intro/Ending disk #14

Volume 7 - styles of the Korg PA80 Arranger
20 more great styles inspired by the PA80

Plus 46 FREE MIDI intros and endings!!!
(buy the style disk and get the intro/ending disk free - $33.95 value)

66 NEW BIAB and MIDI files in all!!!
Put a Korg PA80 in your box!

European Styles - You asked for it! You got it! Styles spanning Europe from Portugal to Turkey

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The previous editions of styles from the Korg PA80 arranger got rave reviews and many requests for more. So you asked for it -- and here is the next installment.

Ever since I released disks #4 and #5 for Band-in-a-Box, (styles inspired by the Korg i3 keyboard), people have been asking me to write more styles inspired by those great auto-arrangement keyboards. By far the keyboard requested most often has been the Korg PA80. This disk is not a direct copy of the styles on the PA80. That would be impossible as there are some significant differences between Band-in-a-Box and the Korg. The Korg has up to 7 instruments per style and a different set of percussion instruments. On the other hand, because they "think" about music differently, Band-in-a-Box has many ways to improve the musicality of the styles: (1) My BiaB rhythm patterns are less repetitive than those of the Korg (2) The Korg has only two drum rolls per style, I usually use 5 or more (3) My BiaB styles provides more authentic guitar chord inversions than the Korg (4) BiaB supports many more chord variations (5) Since the cords are entered before the song plays, BiaB knows what chord is coming next and can choose an appropriately musical pattern for that chord. I think the results more than compensate for the differences between the Korg and BiaB.

Buy this disk and get a FREE intro/ending disk. Fantastic MIDI file intros and endings. You can use them in "Real Band" or export your BiaB file as a MIDI file, import it into a sequencer, and add these fantastic intros and endings. Whether you use it on BiaB files or your own MIDI sequences or not, you get the Intro/Ending disk FREE.

** PLUS, the new styles come in Mix&Match Mega-Style pairs. Sometimes the variations are subtle, sometimes pronounced, and always at least 4 different sub-styles are compatible, so you can have an A, B, C and D section in any song you like! This was a Norton Music innovation many years before PG Music incorporated it into Band-in-a-Box.

Norton Music Style Disks have been recommended in Keyboard Magazine, Electronic Musician Magazine, The Micro Computer Journal, Music & Computers Magazine, Jazz Times Magazine, on the internet , the McGraw-Hill textbook, Multimedia Literacy by Dr. Fred T. Hoffstetter, and by word of mouth in over 100 different countries by musicians like you.

Click me to discover the advantages of these ALL MIDI styles ( = will open in a new window)

The best way to describe what is on this disk is to list the styles and post the demo songs. So here we go:
Note: The PC Demo files were made with either the software synth that came with BiaB (VSC3, Coyote etc.) or the MS Wavetable Synth
Pro Demo files will be made with a better synth (Ketron SD-2, Edirol SD-90, etc.)
Style Name/
File Name
Information
mp3 Demo
Ciftetelli X aka Tsifteteli X / #Cifte1X.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) (EXPANDED *) First of a pair of traditional Greek and Turkish styles. In Greece they call it Tsifteteli and in Turkey it's Ciftetelli. The name loosely means "Double Stringed". This style is widespread in all the former Ottoman Empire lands and features Picked Electric Bass, Koto, Standard Drum Kit, Muted Electric Guitar and Violin
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Ciftetelli Y aka Tsifteteli Y / #Cifte1Y.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) (EXPANDED *) Second of a pair of traditional Greek and Turkish styles. In Greece they call it Tsifteteli and in Turkey it's Ciftetelli. The name loosely means "Double Stringed". This style is widespread in all the former Ottoman Empire lands and features Picked Electric Bass, Koto, Standard Drum Kit, Muted Electric Guitar and Violin
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Ciftetelli / Tsifteteli X & Ciftetelli / Tsifteteli Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Ending #1 | Ending #2
Gypsy Pop X / #GypsyPx.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) (EXPANDED *) First of a pair of modern styles given to us by the Romani people of Europe (aka Gypsies) who have given us so many great genres of music. This one works for Gypsy Jazz and Pop and features Fingered Electric Bass, two Nylon Stringed Guitars (the MIDI Nylon sounds more like the Gypsy Jazz steel stringed guitar and the Selmer that Django played), Room Drum Kit and Brass Section
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Gypsy Pop Y / #GypsyPy.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) (EXPANDED *) Second of a pair of modern styles given to us by the Romani people of Europe (aka Gypsies) who have given us so many great genres of music. This one works for Gypsy Jazz and Pop and features Fingered Electric Bass, two Nylon Stringed Guitars (the MIDI Nylon sounds more like the Gypsy Jazz steel stringed guitar and the Selmer that Django played), Room Drum Kit and Brass Section
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Gypsy Pop X> & Gypsy Pop Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Ending #1 | Ending #2 | Ending #3
Meneito X / #Mnito_X.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First in a pair of modern dance styles from Spain called Meneito (which translates to something like a suggestive wiggle). You might hear something like this in a Disco in Madrid. This one features Synth Bass, Accordion, Electronic Drums, High Pitched Synth Bass, and Echo Sweep pad. The B substyle substitutes a Brass Section for the high pitched bass.
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Meneito Y / #Mnito_Y.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second in a pair of modern dance styles from Spain called Meneito (which translates to something like a suggestive wiggle). You might hear something like this in a Disco in Madrid. This one features Synth Bass, Accordion, Electronic Drums, Brass Section, and Echo Sweep pad.
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Meneito X & Meneito Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Ending #1 | Ending #2
Musette 1x / #Muset1x.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First in a pair of French Musette styles. Bal-musette is a style of French music and dance that first became popular in Paris in the 1880s and is still heard today. This iconic French Waltz features Picked Electric Bass, Accordion, Brushed Drum Kit, Jazz Electric Guitar and Vibes
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Musette 1y / #Muset1y.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second in a pair of French Musette styles. Bal-musette is a style of French music and dance that first became popular in Paris in the 1880s and is still heard today. This iconic French Waltz features Picked Electric Bass, Accordion, Brushed Drum Kit, Jazz Electric Guitar and Warm Synth Pad
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Musette 1x & Musette 1y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | End #1 | End #2
Pasodoble 1X / #PasoD1X (Mix&Match Mega **) First in a pair of Pasodoble styles. Pasodoble (double step) is a traditional dance of Spain that endures to this day as both a popular and Ballroom dance. It is also closely associated with the bullfighters entrance and just before the bull expires. This Pasodoble features a Fingered Electric Bass, Nylon String Guitar, Standard Drum Kit, Brass Section and String Section. An Alto Sax substitutes for the Guitar in the B substyle
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Pasodoble 1Y / #PasoD1Y (Mix&Match Mega **) Second in a pair of Pasodoble styles. Pasodoble (double step) is a traditional dance of Spain that endures to this day as both a popular and Ballroom dance. It is also closely associated with the bullfighters entrance and just before the bull expires. This Pasodoble features a Fingered Electric Bass, Alto Sax, Standard Drum Kit, Brass Section and String Section. A Clarinet substitutes for the Alto Sax in the B substyle
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Pasodoble 1X & Pasodoble 1Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Intro #3 | Ending #1 | Ending #2
Pop Polka X / #PPolkaX.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First in a pair of contemporary, Pop Polkas. From Poland comes the traditional Polka and this pop version represents the contemporary evolution of that art form. This one features Picked Electric Bass, Accordion, Standard Drum Kit, Nylon String Guitar and Brass Section
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Pop Polka Y / #PPolkaY.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second in a pair of contemporary, Pop Polkas. From Poland comes the traditional Polka and this pop version represents the contemporary evolution of that art form. This one features Picked Electric Bass, Accordion, Standard Drum Kit, Nylon String Guitar and Brass Section
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Pop Polka X & Pop Polka Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Intro #3 | Intro #4 | Ending #1 | Ending #2
Schlager 1x / #Schlg1x.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First of a pair of Schlager styles. Schlager means "Hit" or "Hit Song". It is a style of European popular music prevalent in Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Flanders, Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Switzerland, Turkey, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, and to a lesser extent in France and Poland. In Portugal, it was adapted and became Pimba music. This style features Fingered Electric Bass, Acoustic Piano, Standard Drum Kit, and two Steel Stringed Guitars
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Schlager 1y / #Schlg1y.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second of a pair of Schlager styles. Schlager means "Hit" or "Hit Song". It is a style of European popular music prevalent in Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Flanders, Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Switzerland, Turkey, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, and to a lesser extent in France and Poland. In Portugal, it was adapted and became Pimba music. This style features Fingered Electric Bass, Voice Synth Pad, Standard Drum Kit, and two Steel Stringed Guitars. Strings sub for the Voice pad on the B substyle
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Schlager 1x & Schlager 1y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Intro #3 | Ending #1 | Ending #2 | Ending #3
Tango Italiano X / #ITangoX.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First of a pair of Italian Tango Styles. The dance may have originated in Argentina, but the music was created in Italy and was brought to South America with the Italian immigrants. This Tango features Fretless Electric Bass, Bandoneon, Standard Drum Kit, Clean Electric Guitar and Strings
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Tango Italiano Y / #ITangoY.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second of a pair of Italian Tango Styles. The dance may have originated in Argentina, but the music was created in Italy and was brought to South America with the Italian immigrants. This Tango features Fretless Electric Bass, Bandoneon, Standard Drum Kit, Clean Electric Guitar and Strings
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Tango Italiano X & Tango Italiano Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Ending #1 | Ending #2
Viennese Waltz X / #VWaltzX.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First of a pair of Viennese Waltz styles. The Austrian people took the waltz, sped it up, kept the movement smooth, and made the Viennese Waltz famous. This quick waltz features Fretless Electric Bass, Acoustic Piano, Brushed Drum Kit, Jazz Electric Guitar and Strings
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Viennese Waltz Y / #VWaltzY.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second of a pair of Viennese Waltz styles. The Austrian people took the waltz, sped it up, kept the movement smooth, and made the Viennese Waltz famous. This quick waltz features Fretless Electric Bass, Acoustic Piano, Brushed Drum Kit, Jazz Electric Guitar and Strings
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Viennese Waltz X & Viennese Waltz Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Ending #1 | Ending #2
Waltz Italiano X / #IWltz_X.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) First of a pair of Italian style Waltzes. You can play "Oh Marie" and hundreds of others with this style, featuring Fingered Electric Bass, Accordion, Standard Drum Kit, Nylon String Guitar and Strings
PCDemo

SD90Demo
Waltz Italiano Y / #IWltz_Y.sty (Mix&Match Mega **) Second of a pair of Italian Waltzes. You can play "Oh Marie" and hundreds of others with this style, featuring Fingered Electric Bass, Accordion, Standard Drum Kit, Nylon String Guitar and Strings
PCDemo

SD90Demo
These Waltz Italiano X & Waltz Italiano Y compatible MIDI file Intros and Endings are included in the FREE Bonus Disk
PCDemos Intro #1 | Intro #2 | Ending #1 | Ending #2

 

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Norton Music's User Style Disk 27
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(Variety)
Disk #3
(All Request)
Disk #4
(Rock - From Top40 to Hard)
Disk #5
(Jazz - From Big Band to Fusion)
Disk #6
(Country, Retro Rock & Crossover)
Disk #7
(All Request)
Disk #8
(All Request)
Disk #9
(Jazz & Blues)
Disk #10
(All Request)
Disk #11
(All Request)
Disk #12
(8 Beats, 16 Beats & Ballads)
Disk #13
(All Request)
Disk #14
(Mix & Match Mega Styles)
Disk #15
(Super-Styles of the Super-Stars)
Disk #16
(Mix & Match Mega Styles for Jazz)
Disk #17
(All Request - All EXPANDED)
Disk #18 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Styles of the Korg PA80 Vol.1 - 8Beats)
Disk #19 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.2 - 8Beats and 16Beats)
Disk #20 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.3 - Mostly Ballads)
Disk #21 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Styles of the Technics KN7000 V.1 - Variety)
Disk #22 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Technics KN7000 V.2 - Variety)
Disk #23 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.4 - Mostly 3/4, 6/8 & 12/8)
Disk #24 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.5 - Dance, Trance, Techno)
Disk #25 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Technics KN7000 V.3 - Country)
Disk #26 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.6 - Latin American)
Disk #27 with FREE intro/ending disk
(Korg PA80 Vol.7 - European Styles)
 
Don't want to purchase and entire style disk? SINGLE STYLES are available here
PLUS - Roy Hawkesford and Sherry Mayrent Style/Arrangement Disks for Band-in-a-Box
RH Disk #1    RH Disk #2    RH Disk #3    RH Disk #4    RH Disk #5    RH Disk #6    RH Disk #7
Sherry Mayrent's Klezmer Style/Song disk for Band-in-a-Box
 

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"I just wanted to let you know that I've been very happy with having all of these new styles available. I've been using them in most of the new files I've made and just wish that I would have bought them a couple of years ago." ~ Debra Ackley - Potterville MI


Thanks you so much for the quick follow-up with my order. Was afraid I would have to wait a couple of days for the email delivery. Your excellent customer service and prompt delivery is very much appreciated. Have already spent a few hours playing with (guitar) the styles and demo songs you provided. Very high quality stuff. They are just what I needed to help get me 'out of the box' and on to the next level of playing. ~ Frederick S. Fahrner Jr. - Santa Cruz CA

 

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