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Over 80 step-by-step lessons on over 40 high-quality videos, with a resizable user interface.
Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you with video demonstrations of techniques. the instructional CD also includes eMedia's software Automatic Tuner, Metronome, Chord Dictionary, and Recorder. The excellent teaching and valuable accessories offer exceptional value and will have you playing songs in no time.
eMedia Guitar For Dummies features songs in a variety of genres to make learning guitar fun and memorable. This version of Guitar For Dummies 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")
It also includes "Scarborough Fair," "La Bamba," "Midnight Special," and many others.
Over 80 Step-by-Step Lessons
Arranged in 7 chapters, the guitar lessons cover the basics from holding, stringing, and tuning your guitar to playing chords. The guitar instruction CD culminates in an introduction to rock riffs, power chords, and strumming styles. Lessons include a variety of exercises and songs. There are over 40 high quality videos that are now viewable at full-screen size!
New Resizable User Interface
eMedia made the content window on Guitar For Dummies adjustable in size, and it even maximizes to your fill your monitor, so the guitar lessons are easier to read and follow
Animated Fretboard (with six different skins)
eMedia Guitar for Dummies 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. Music tracking highlights the notes being played on the screen, making it simple to follow along. It includes options for both right- and left-handed views. Fretboard skins are designed in the style of a Rickenbacker, Strat, Gretsch, '59 Les Paul, and more.
Over 40 High-Quality Videos
Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you in over 40 videos with demonstrations of techniques - now larger, with enhanced quality and viewable at full-screen size.
Highlighting of the music and lyrics as they're heard makes it easy to follow along on guitar.
Slows down the audio to any tempo, while the animated fretboard shows song fingering as the music plays. Learn at the pace best suited to your skill level.
Tune your guitar quickly and easily with the automatic tuner. A precision gauge allows you to play into your computer's microphone and immediately get feedback to see if you're too high or too low. Full audio reference notes also provided.
The Chord Dictionary Includes fingering charts and recorded sounds for over 250 chords. Easy access helps you learn songs with new chords quickly. It's an indispensable reference tool.
This feature allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm, and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. It gives you a full range of tempi, from largo to presto.
Record and play yourself back. This feature of the Guitar For Dummies instructional CD allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine-tune your skills, and store musical ideas for later review or for writing your own songs.
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10
macOS 10.5 to 10.14
(Internet connection recommended for online activation.)
Attention Mac users: As you may be aware, Apple has decided to discontinue support for 32-bit applications starting in macOS 10.15 (Catalina). If you wish to use eMedia software which requires 32-bit support, do not upgrade past macOS 10.14 (Mojave). eMedia is working on a new version that will support Catalina and future versions of macOS, but they do not yet have a release date for it.
For more information regarding macOS 10.15, please visit: https://support.emediamusic.com/kb/faq.php?id=88
- Over 80 step-by-step lessons
- New resizable user interface
- Animated fretboard (with six different skins)
- Over 40 high-quality videos
- Audio tracking
- Variable-speed MIDI
- Automatic tuner
- Chord dictionary
- Digital metronome
- Digital recorder
- 7 chapters:
- 1) About the Guitar
- 2) Simple Chords and Strumming
- 3) More Chords and Adding Accents
- 4) Slash Chords and Chord Progressions
- 5) Rock Strumming and Power Chords
- 6) Playing the Blues
- 7) Modern Rock Strumming and Movable Power Chords
Learn the basics of playing and taking care of a guitar with this educational CD-ROM. Order now!
- Orders placed before 3 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.