eMedia - Guitar for Dummies Deluxe (WINDOWS)
Learn How to Play Your Best With eMedia Guitar For Dummies Deluxe!
eMedia Guitar For Dummies Deluxe gives you everything you need to get started and more! This two volume set includes eMedia Guitar For Dummies Level 1 and Level 2. In total, over 180 step-by-step lessons will take you from basics such as stringing your guitar to playing chords, reading music notation, fingerpicking and much more.
Instant Feedback for both acoustic and electric guitar listens to your playing and highlights notes played correctly in melodies so you can learn faster. Have fun playing along with live recorded songs or MIDI tracks you can slow down or speed up.
Your teacher is professional guitarist Kevin Garry, Ph.D., from the University of Colorado at Boulder. His excellent teaching throughout the course will help you become a confident guitar player and offers exceptional value.
The Fast and Easy Way to Learn to Play Guitar!
eMedia Guitar For Dummies Deluxe features songs in a variety of genres to make learning fun and memorable! Our latest version includes dynamic, enhanced, multi-track audio playback of hit songs popularized by well-known artists, such as:
- Bob Dylan (“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”)
- Rolling Stones/The Doors (“Little Red Rooster”)
- The Steve Miller Band (“Rock’n Me”)
- Rod Stewart/Tom Waits (“Downtown Train”)
- The Grateful Dead (“Uncle John’s Band”)
- Heart (“Dreamboat Annie”)
- Simon and Garfunkel (“Scarborough Fair”)
- The Animals (“House of the Rising Sun”)
Also included are popular songs, including “Greensleeves,” “Romanza,” “Bach Minuet” and many others: Level 1 and Level 2!
Instant Feedback shows you when you play the correct notes on your guitar as you progress through an exercise. With a microphone connected to your computer and a guitar in your hands, play the notes in the exercise (or song) on any screen featuring the “ear” icon in the upper right corner and the computer will highlight the notes for you in green.
You’ll discover that reading tablature and music notation is easier than you ever thought possible!
Standard Music Notation
Music Notation Display Options Learn via guitar tablature or standard music notation through this easily accessible menu option.
Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you in over 40 videos with demonstrations of techniques.
The Animated Fretboard (with six different skins!) displays fingering positions as the music plays. It allows you to see exactly how to play the song on a guitar fretboard as you hear the music.
Since you can highlight and loop any section of the music (or even double-click on a single note in the music), you can use the Animated Fretboard to make difficult sections or quick changes easier to manage and learn.
The Animated Fretboard makes it simple to follow along with the lesson content. Includes option for both right- and left-handed views. Fretboard skins are designed in the style of Rickenbacker, Strat, Gretsch, ’59 Les Paul and more!
The Note Tracker and Finger Tracker tools make it easier to see what note you’re playing by displaying the note as music notation and on eMedia’s Animated Fretboard. You’ll be able to correct your playing quickly and learn to
read music fast!Interactive Flash Card Quizzes After you’ve been prepped with exercises designed to teach you to read tablature and notation, try the interactive flash card quizzes to reinforce what you have learned. Flash card quizzes utilize our Pitch Tracking technology to detect notes played on your guitar!
Tune your guitar quickly and easily. A precision gauge Guitar Tuner allows you to play into your computer’s microphone and tune up interactively. Reference guitar tuning notes are also included.
- Windows 11 / 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP