eMedia Guitar For Dummies v1
80+ Beginner Guitar Lessons
"2010 Best Tools for Schools Award for Best Intermediate Teaching Tool" – School Band and Orchestra Magazine
Learn to Play Guitar the For Dummies Way! Fun and Easy Guitar Lessons
eMedia Guitar For Dummies provides beginner guitar lessons with a fun attitude and at a great price. Lessons include how to tune a guitar, play basic guitar chords, power chords, strumming patterns, and more to provide a solid understanding of guitar basics.
Over 80 guitar lessons show you how to play guitar quickly and easily with courses created by award-winning guitarist and music professor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder. Learn how to play guitar at your own pace using guitar songs including popular hits like Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” and “Rockin’ Me” by Steve Miller. Start with easy guitar chords and easy guitar songs or click directly to any of the other guitar lessons.
- eMedia’s Animated Fretboard which shows the fingerings for guitar chords and easy songs.
- Lessons on how to play guitar chord charts (incl. slash chords), how to read guitar chord diagrams, and playing blues guitar.
- An automatic guitar tuner that makes learning how to tune your guitar easier, interactive guitar chord chart (chord dictionary) to learn guitar chords, a metronome to help you keep the beat, and even a recorder so you can judge your progress
- Play along with over 40 easy guitar songs, including famous hits by Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, the Rolling Stones, and Steve Miller.
- Over 40 professional videos, many with split-screen view, make it easier to learn how to play guitar by seeing both hands.
- Songs and exercises as both audio and variable-speed MIDI tracks where selections can be looped, slowed down, or sped up.
This acclaimed guitar software provides beginning guitar lessons for electric and acoustic guitar and teaches you how to play guitar across rock, country, blues, and other guitar styles. Then to go to the next level, make sure you check out Guitar For Dummies Level 2.
Note: Guitar For Dummies Levels 1 and 2 together are approximately equal to the content found in eMedia Guitar Method.