Guitar For Dummies Deluxe gives you everything you need to get started and more! This two disc set includes Guitar For Dummies Level 1 and Level 2. Guitar For Dummies Level 1 covers how to play the guitar with basic guitar chords and strumming patterns. Guitar For Dummies Level 2 elevates your playing with over 90 complete guitar lessons by Kevin Garry, Ph.D., University of Colorado-Boulder, award-winning guitarist and music professor. 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.

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Instant Feedback on Your Playing

Instant Feedback shows you when you play the correct notes on your guitar as you progress through an exercise. With a microphone connected to your computer and a guitar in your hands, play the notes in the exercise (or song) on any screen featuring the “ear” icon in the upper right corner, and the computer will highlight the notes for you in green. As you reach your goals of getting all notes to change color in each exercise, you’ll discover that reading tablature and music notation is easier than you ever thought possible!

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Note and Finger Tracker

The Note Tracker and Finger Tracker tools help you see more easily what note you’re playing by displaying the note as music notation and on an animated fretboard. You’ll be able to correct your playing quickly and learn to read music fast!

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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. Fretboard skins are designed in the style of Rickenbacker, Strat, Gretsch, ’59 Les Paul, and more!

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Over 40 High-Quality Videos

Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D., guides you in over 40 videos with demonstrations of techniques, viewable at full-screen size!

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Music Tracking

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

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Variable-Speed MIDI

Slows down the audio to any tempo, while the Animated Fretboard shows song fingerings as the music plays. Learn at the pace best suited to you!