eMedia - Intermediate Guitar Method (WINDOWS)
Learn How to Play Lead Guitar, Jazz Chords, New Fingerpicking Patterns, Music Theory, and More
Take Your Guitar Playing to the Next Level!
Enhance both rhythm guitar and lead guitar technique with eMedia Intermediate Guitar Method. This complete method features over 170 guitar lessons designed to advance your playing and was created by music professor and award-winning guitarist Kevin Garry, Ph.D. University of Colorado-Boulder. Guitar scales, Travis fingerpicking, jazz chords, strumming patterns, bar chords (bar
Learn guitar songs with classic riffs like those played by Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix. The included rock and blues lessons use guitar scales, string bends, and vibrato to teach you how to play lead guitar. eMedia Interactive Feedback technology (not found in video guitar lessons) helps you to learn faster!
In the over 170 step-by-step guitar lessons, you’ll learn to play solos like the ones Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix made famous, using newly acquired skills such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, vibrato, and slides.
Barre chords and different strumming styles are covered in the rhythm chapters, and there’s a fingerstyle chapter as well. Intervals, scales, and the basics of improvisation are also covered in this comprehensive volume. As with eMedia Guitar Method, your instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., provides clear and friendly instruction.
eMedia Intermediate Guitar Method features songs in a variety of genres to make learning fun and memorable – including Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, and Classical! Our latest version includes dynamic, enhanced, multi-track audio playback of hit songs popularized by well-known artists, such as:
- “All Along the Watchtower” – made famous by Bob Dylan
- “All Along the Watchtower” – rock version made famous by Jimi Hendrix
- “Spoonful” – made famous by Eric Clapton, Willie Dixon, and The Rolling Stones
- “Jet Airliner” – The Steve Miller Band
- “Drive On” – Johnny Cash
- “Time in a Bottle” – Jim Croce
- “Für Elise” – Ludwig van Beethoven
- “Malagueña” – Ernesto Lecuona
- “Touch of Grey” – The Grateful Dead
- “I’m Your Captain/Closer to Home” – Grand Funk Railroad
- “Too Much to Lose” – made famous by Jeff Beck
- “Sloop John B” – made famous by The Beach Boys.
Play Hit Songs!
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!
Improve Your Guitar Skills and Techniques
Scale Directory Fingerings, recordings and variable-speed MIDI for over 150 scales make practicing and learning new scales easy. When scales are introduced in the lesson material, they are followed by sample songs applying those scales, making the learning experience practical and fun.
Music Theory An interactive Circle of Fifths helps teach music theory and is linked to scales in the Scale Directory chapter in Intermediate Guitar Method. Intervals, chord construction, the basics of improvisation, and modes are also covered.
Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D. guides you in over 30 videos with demonstrations of techniques.
The Animated Fretboard 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; and, just for fun, choose from six different fretboard skins modeled after classic guitars!
Music Tracking highlights the music and lyrics as they’re heard, making it easy to follow along on guitar.
The Note 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!
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.
The Chord Dictionary includes fingering charts and recorded playback for over 1,000 guitar chords. Find new chords for songs quickly.
With a Metronome, set your tempo and practice keeping a steady beat with audio and visual indicators.
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