eMedia Guitar For DUMMIES Level 2, with eMedia CD Rom
eMedia Guitar For Dummies Level 2 continues on from where Guitar For Dummies left off. This software package is ideal for anyone who already knows how to play some open chords, but wants to take things to the next level and improve their guitar playing skills. With over 90 step-by-step lessons, this tutorial pack teaches skills such as reading music notation, playing melodies, fingerpicking and how to adapt your playing style to suit different genres.
- Over 90 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 90 Step-by-Step Lessons
The lessons in Level 2 will take you through reading music notation, playing melodies, fingerpicking and different styles of play including rock, blues, folk and country.
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. Fretboard skins are designed in the style of Rickenbacker, Strat, Gretsch, '59 Les Paul and more!
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. As you reach your goals of getting all notes to change colour in each exercise, you'll discover that reading tablature and music notation is easier than you ever thought possible!
The Note Tracker and Finger Tracker tools help you see more easily what note you're playing by displaying the note as music notation and on an 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 Quizzes utilise our Pitch Tracking technology to detect notes played on your acoustic guitar
Over 40 High Quality Videos
Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you in over 40 videos with demonstrations of techniques, 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 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.
eMedia Guitar for Dummies Level 2 System Requirements
• Windows: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7
• Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.4 or later
• CD-ROM drive