eMedia Bass Guitar For DUMMIES, with eMedia CD Rom
The eMedia Bass Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM is a fast and fun way to learn Bass. It includes 30 videos giving detailed bass playing tuition, as well as a number of songs that you can play along with. You can even slow down the included MIDI songs to a pace that suits you best whilst you are learning. This software pack includes over 70 easy-to-follow lessons that start with the basics such as tuning your bass and move onto much more complex techniques.
- Over 70 step-by-step lessons
- Animated fretboard displays finger positions in time to music
- Instant feedback indicates when you play the correct notes
- Variable-speed MIDI means you can slow down a song to any tempo
- Automatic tuner and metronome
- Chord dictionary
- Digital recorder for saving your performances
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Over 70 Step-by-Step Lessons
The easy-to-follow lessons cover all the techniques needed to play rock, punk, and metal, including movable power chords, effects pedals, yanks, hammer-ons, pull-offs, palm muting, distorted riffs, the blues scale, using feedback, the whammy bar, and more!
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. Includes option for both right- and left-handed views.
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 on any screen featuring the 'ear' icon in the upper right corner and the computer will highlight the notes for you in green.
Play into the computer's microphone to see what note you're playing on the fretboard. You'll be able to correct your playing faster!
Over 30 High Quality Videos
In over 30 full-motion videos, host Steve Rock demonstrates techniques. Split-screen videos provide close-ups as needed.
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 fingerings as the music plays. Learn at the pace best suited to you!
Tune your guitar quickly and easily! Play into your computer's microphone and tune up interactively. Reference tuning notes are included.
Includes fingering charts and recorded sounds for over 250 chords. Easy access helps you learn songs with new chords quickly. An indispensable reference tool!
Set your own speed and keep a steady beat with audio or visual feedback.
Save your recordings and play back to compare with the instructor's version and share with friends.
Includes songs such as:
• Bob Dylan - 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door'
• The Steve Miller Band - 'Rock N' Me'
• The Grateful Dead - 'Uncle John's Band'
• Los Lobos - 'La Bamba'
• Creedence Clearwater Revival - 'Midnight Special'
... and many more!
eMedia Bass Guitar for Dummies System Requirements
• Windows: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7
• Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.4 or later
• CD-ROM drive