The two discs will take you from a newbie to accomplished guitar player.
The eMedia Guitar Method Deluxe includes both the Guitar Method and Intermediate Guitar Method on two CD-ROMs.
eMedia Guitar Method Deluxe includes everything you need to learn to play with 355 audio- and video-enhanced lessons and over 150 songs. Also included are an automatic tuner, metronome, recorder, 1000-chord dictionary, a scale-directory and more. eMedia Guitar Method, included in eMedia Guitar Method Deluxe, has received top ratings and honors from PC Magazine (Editors’ Choice), Guitar Player, Guitar One and Newsweek (Top 50 CD-ROMs of the Year). eMedia Intermediate Guitar Method takes your playing to the next level and has received praise from guitarists and guitar teachers alike. Guitar icon Peter Frampton says, "This is the ultimate way to learn how to play guitar! You learn at your own pace and it’s easy for anybody."
About eMedia Guitar Method (v5.0):
The latest version of the world's best-selling beginning guitar CD-ROM! 182 comprehensive full-screen lessons cover everything from the basics to chord strumming, playing melodies, and fingerpicking. New interactive feedback on melodies and interactive quizzes help make learning tablature and music notation easy. Covers folk, blues, classical and rock styles, including a modern rock chapter with various strumming styles, movable power chords and power chord riffs. Over 50 large-format videos from instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., include split-screens and close-ups of both hands.
Learning guitar is made fun with over 70 songs, including famous hits from artists such as Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, and Steve Miller. Songs are recorded live and hits even have multi-track full band accompaniment. As the songs play, an animated fretboard guides you through the fingerings, and MIDI tracks allow you to slow down and loop parts of the music for practice. This latest version offers fully scalable lesson screens, an option for full-screen video and interactive feedback for melodies. The Note Tracker shows you what note you’re playing and Instant Feedback tracks your progress through the melody as you play. eMedia Guitar Method is the ultimate way to learn how to play guitar!
Some of the included hit songs are:
“Knockin' on Heaven's Door”
Acoustic version as by Bob Dylan
Rock version in the style of Guns N’ Roses
“Little Red Rooster” made famous by the Rolling Stones
“Rock N' Me” by Steve Miller Band
“Downtown Train” made famous by Rod Stewart
“Uncle John's Band” by the Grateful Dead
“Scarborough Fair” made famous by Simon & Garfunkel
“Ode to Joy” by Ludwig van Beethoven
“House of the Rising Sun” made famous by the Animals
“La Bamba” made famous by Ritchie Valens and Los Lobos
“Midnight Special” made famous by Creedence Clearwater Revival
eMedia Intermediate Guitar Method is the easiest way to take your playing beyond basic chords and melodies. New techniques are demonstrated in over 175 lessons with full-motion video, sound and an animated fretboard. You’ll learn to play solos like the ones Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix made famous, using newly acquired skills such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, vibrato and slides. Barre chords and different strumming styles are covered in the rhythm chapters, and there’s a fingerstyle chapter as well. You can choose to learn using either tablature or standard music notation. Intervals, scales and the basics of improvisation are also covered in this comprehensive volume.
Everything You Need to Reach the Next Level!
eMedia Intermediate Guitar Method includes an animated fretboard, which displays the fingering for each song and exercise in real-time and is adjustable to four different viewing angles. There are over 50 songs recorded in multi-track audio which makes learning and listening to hit songs exciting. Also available is a variable-speed MIDI track option, allowing students to practice any song or exercise at whatever tempo they want. The new scale directory provides fingerings, recordings and variable-speed MIDI for over 200 scales, making practicing and learning new scales easy. Additional accessories include a built-in automatic tuner, digital metronome, recorder and 1000-chord dictionary with audio playback.
Intermediate Guitar Method features many hit songs including:
“All Along the Watchtower” made famous by Bob Dylan & Jimi Hendrix
“Spoonful” made famous by Eric Clapton, Willie Dixon, and The Rolling Stones
“Jet Airliner” by The Steve Miller Band
“Drive On” by Johnny Cash
“Time in a Bottle” by Jim Croce
“Für Elise” by Ludwig van Beethoven
“Malagueña” by Ernesto Lecuona
“Touch of Grey” by the Grateful Dead
“I’m Your Captain/Closer to Home” by Grand Funk Railroad
“Too Much to Lose” by made famous by Jeff Beck