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Guitar Method 5 guitar software features over 180 step by step lessons. The lessons cover the basics from holding, stringing, and tuning the guitar to playing chords, melodies, and strumming. Guitar Method includes lessons on fingerpicking styles, rock styles, and reading standard music notation. Lessons include a variety of exercises and songs. Songs and exercises can be heard either as live recorded audio or as MIDI tracks that you can slow down or speed up. Both guitar tablature and standard music notation are taught. Over 70 songs include hits from artists such as Bob Dylan and Steve Miller. There are over 50 high quality videos and over three hours of audio and video. Videos include split screens and close ups of both hands. Instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., provides clear instruction.
Songs and exercises can be heard either as live recorded audio or as MIDI tracks that you can slow down or speed up. Both guitar tablature and standard music notation are taught in a way that’s easy to understand. The excellent teaching combined with the powerful and effective technology offered in this method will get you playing quickly and enthusiastically!
This guitar software includes powerful, new interactive feedback on melodies and a full complement of helpful tools, such as the new Note Tracker and Finger Tracker, which show you what you’re playing in staff notation and also on an animated fretboard. This amazing technology tracks your progress through the song as you play!
Guitar Method features songs in a variety of genres to make learning fun and memorable including Rock, Blues, Folk, Country, and Classical! Highlighting of the music and lyrics as they’re heard makes it easy to follow along on guitar. Our latest version includes dynamic, enhanced, multi-track audio playback of hit songs popularized by well-known artists, such as:
- Bob Dylan - Knockin on Heaven’s Door
- Rolling Stones/The Doors - Little Red Rooster
- The Steve Miller Band - Rock N 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 more.
Windows®: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7 CD-ROM Guitar Software
Macintosh®: Mac OS X 10.4 or later CD-ROM Guitar Software