Guitar For Dummies Deluxe gives you everything you need to get started and more! This two disc set includes Guitar For Dummies Level 1 & Level 2 CD-ROMs. 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 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, who demonstrates techniques in full-motion videos. The excellent teaching he offers will help you become a good guitarist and offers exceptional value.
Interactive Educational Software
• Over 180 step-by-step video-enhanced lessons.
• Over 50 high-quality videos with full-screen option.
• Animated fretboard displays fingering positions as the music plays.
• Includes an automatic tuner, metronome, digital recorder, and chord dictionary.
• Finger Tracker shows you the note you’re playing on the fretboard.
Disc 1 – Guitar For Dummies Level 1 – Chapters:
· About the Guitar
· Simple Chords and Strumming
· More Chords and Adding Accents
· Slash Chords and Chord Progressions
· Rock Strumming and Power Chords
· Playing the Blues
· Modern Rock Strumming
· Movable Power Chords
Disc 2 – Guitar For Dummies Level 2 – Chapters:
· Reading Tablature and Playing Melodies
· Bass-Note Strum with Country Tunes
· Fingerpicking – from Arpeggio to Travis
· Reading Standard Music Notation
Play Hit Songs! Over 80 songs including:
“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” - Acoustic version – Bob Dylan
and Rock version – in the style of Guns N’ Roses
“Little Red Rooster” - Made famous by the Rolling Stones
“Scarborough Fair” - Various artists
“Downtown Train” - Made famous by Rod Stewart
“Ode to Joy” - Ludwig van Beethoven
“House of the Rising Sun” - Various artists
“Dreamboat Annie” - Heart
“Uncle John’s Band” - The Grateful Dead
“La Bamba” - Made famous by Los Lobos
... and many more!
Minimum system requirements:
Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 128MB RAM, CD-ROM
Mac OS X 10.4 or later (Universal Binary) 128MB RAM, CD-ROM