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The eMedia Learn to Play Guitar Pack has everything needed to learn guitar straight out of the box. It is perfect for someone who wants a quality guitar and an easy way to learn how to play. This beginner’s package includes a Sequoia acoustic guitar, a gig bag, a guitar strap, an extra set of strings, a guitar pick and the eMedia Guitar Method CD-ROM.
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The eMedia Learn to Play Guitar Pack has everything needed to learn guitar straight out of the box. It is perfect for someone who wants a quality guitar and an easy way to learn how to play. This beginner’s package includes a Sequoia acoustic guitar, a gig bag, a guitar strap, an extra set of strings, a guitar pick and the eMedia Guitar Method CD-ROM. The beautiful Sequoia guitar is made from fine woods – the spruce top helps give it a warm, full sound and the durable rosewood fretboard will last through many years of playing. The polished finish allows the attractive wood grain to show through and it features an attractive pearl-colored highlight around the sound hole. Guitar Method teaches with over 165 step-by-step lessons covering everything from basics to chord-strumming, playing melodies and fingerpicking.

About the software...
Best-selling eMedia Guitar Method makes learning fun regardless of the type of guitar you own. 165 comprehensive lessons cover basics to chord strumming, playing melodies, fingerpicking and more. The over 70 songs include hits from artists such as Bob Dylan and Steve Miller. With over 50 videos from instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., the title offers a better alternative to expensive lessons and hard-to-follow books. Includes an animated fretboard, multi-track audio, and variable-speed MIDI tracks so that you can slow down any song or exercise. A built-in automatic tuner allows you to interactively tune your guitar and a digital metronome, recorder, Internet song guide and 250-chord dictionary round out the score!

The eMedia Learn to Play Guitar Pack comes with Version 4 of eMedia Guitar Method. This version includes larger, easy-to-read screens, enhanced audio and video, and custom animated fretboard skins.


Features

The eMedia Learn to Play Guitar Pack includes a full-size Sequoia acoustic steel-string guitar; a durable, nylon gig bag featuring backpack straps and a zipper pocket; a nylon guitar strap; an extra set of strings; a guitar pick; and the eMedia Guitar Method CD-ROM. The Sequoia guitar is made from fine woods. The solid spruce top gives it a warm, full-bodied sound, and the rosewood fretboard is durable enough to last through many years of playing.

The eMedia Learn to Play Guitar Pack includes:

- Full-size, spruce top Sequoia acoustic guitar
- Durable, nylon gig bag w/straps and pocket
- Guitar strap
- Extra set of strings
- Guitar pick
- eMedia Guitar Method CD-ROM with over 160 guitar lessons!

eMedia Guitar Method features songs in a variety of genres to make learning fun and memorable! It includes dynamic, multi-track audio playback of hit songs popularized by well-known artists, such as...

- Bob Dylan ("Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door")
- Rolling Stones/Doors ("Little Red Rooster")
- The Steve Miller Band ("Rock N’s Me")
- Heart ("Dreamboat Annie")
- Rod Stewart/Tom Waits ("Downtown Train")
- The Grateful Dead ("Uncle John’s Band").

Also included are popular songs, including "Scarborough Fair," "La Bamba," "Midnight Special," "Ode to Joy," "Minuet," "Greensleeves," "House of the Rising Sun" and many others.

Over 160 Step-by-Step Lessons

Arranged in ten chapters, the lessons cover the basics from holding/stringing/tuning the guitar to playing chords and melodies, culminating in an explanation of fingerpicking styles and reading standard music notation. Lessons include a variety of exercises and songs. In total, there are over 50 full-motion videos and over three hours of audio and video! On-screen teacher Kevin Garry, Ph.D., provides clear and friendly instruction.

Large, Easy-to-Use Interface!

eMedia increased the content window size by 25% over the previous version and made the screens easier to read and use!

Animated Fretboard (with six different skins!)

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. Six fretboard skins are modeled after classic guitar necks!

Over 50 Large-Format Videos

Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you in over 50 videos with demonstrations of techniques – now larger, with enhanced quality!

Music Notation Display Options

Learn via guitar tablature or standard music notation through this easily accessible menu option.

Audio Tracking

Highlighting of the music and lyrics as they’re heard makes it easy to follow along on guitar.

Variable-Speed MIDI

Slows down the audio to any tempo, while the animated fretboard shows song fingering as the music plays. Learn at the pace best suited to your skill level!

Automatic Tuner

Tune your guitar quickly and easily. A precision gauge allows you to play into your computer's microphone and immediately get feedback to see if you're too high or too low. Full audio reference notes also provided.

Chord Dictionary

Includes fingering charts and recorded sounds for over 250 chords. Easy access helps you learn songs with new chords quickly. An indispensable reference tool!

Digital Metronome

Allows you to set your own tempo and work on your picking speed, rhythm and timing. Provides both visual cue and/or audio tick. Full range of tempi, from largo to presto.

Digital Recorder

Record and play yourself back! This feature allows you to compare your recordings with the instructor's version, fine tune your skills and store musical ideas.


eMedia Guitar Method – The Complete List of Songs

1. Alouette
2. Au Clair de la Lune
3. Auld Lang Syne
4. Aura Lee
5. Bach Minuet
6. Brahm's Lullaby
7. Brother John
8. Careless Love
9. Corrina, Corrina
10. Down in the Valley
11. Downtown Train
12. Dreamboat Annie
13. Drunken Sailor
14. Frere Jacques
15. Go Tell Aunt Rhody
16. Greensleeves
17. He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
18. Hey, Ho, Nobody's Home
19. Home on the Range
20. House of the Rising Sun
21. Hush, Little Baby
22. Jingle Bells
23. Johnny has Gone for a Soldier
24. Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
25. La Bamba
26. Largo (from New World Symphony)
27. Little Red Rooster
28. Londonderry Air
29. Marianne
30. Midnight Special
31. My Bonnie
32. My Darling Clementine
33. Ode to Joy
34. Oh, Susanna
35. On top of Old Smokey
36. Rock N Me
37. Rock Steady
38. Rocky be Goode
39. Romanza
40. Scarborough Fair
41. She'll be Comin' Round the Mountain
42. Shenandoah
43. Silent Night
44. Skip to my Lou
45. Star-Spangled Banner
46. Sur la Pont d'Avignon
47. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
48. Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
49. Uncle John’s Band
50. Volga Boatmen
51. When the Saints go Marching In
52. Will the Circle be Unbroken
53. Working on the Railroad
54. Worried Man Blues
55. Yankee Doodle

Product Details

Product Details

Platform Hybrid (Mac and PC)
Manufacturer EMEDIA
System Requirements (Windows) - Windows 98/NT/2000/Me/XP/Vista
- 16 MB of free RAM
- 40 MB of free hard disk space
- PC soundcard
- CD-ROM
System Requirements (Mac) - Mac OS X 10.1 or later
- Power PC (or faster), Intel OK
- 16 MB of free RAM
- 83MB of free hard disk space
- CD-ROM
Downloads (Windows)
  • Demo eMedia Guitar Method Demo
Downloads (Mac)
  • Demo eMedia Guitar Method Demo

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