eMedia Guitar songs volume 1. With eMedia’s Guitar Songs, you’ll learn to play over 20 hit songs in a variety of styles, including rock, blues, country, classical, and folk. In addition to high-quality recordings, this CD-ROM includes a variable-speed MIDI track for slowing down the music and options for playing back separate audio tracks. Playback options include "No Guitar", "Guitar Only" and "Bass Only" versions, allowing you to tailor the software to your needs. eMedia Guitar Songs presents songs made famous by artists such as Eric Clapton, Melissa Etheridge, Heart, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Santana, Talking Heads, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Who and more! Song playing tips are included for both bass and guitar players. Includes a realistic animated fretboard which now even shows bends and vibrato in addition to fingering positions in real-time. Also includes an automatic tuner and metronome! Options for guitar tablature or standard notation available on each song.
eMedia Guitar songs volume 1 Features:
eMedia Guitar Songs features 21 famous songs. Taking full advantage of sound, image, and software, eMedia creates the easiest way to learn how to play great songs. You have the option to learn using either guitar tablature or standard music notation. In addition, the music tracking feature highlights tablature or notation in real-time as the music plays, making it easy to follow along. Sections of music can be highlighted, looped and even slowed down with variable-speed MIDI tracks.
"Behind Blue Eyes" - made famous by The Who
"Baby, I Love Your Way" - made famous by Peter Frampton
Played and sung by Peter Frampton!
"Oye Como Va" - made famous by Santana
"I’m the Only One" - Melissa Etheridge
"Magic Man" - Heart
eMedia exclusive recording by Roger Fisher, former guitarist of Heart!
"That'll Be the Day" - Buddy Holly
"Truckin'" - Grateful Dead
"Before You Accuse Me" - made famous by Eric Clapton
"The Sky is Cryin'" - made famous by Stevie Ray Vaughan
"(Sittin' on the) Dock of the Bay" - Otis Redding
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" - Jim Croce
"Take Me to the River" - made famous by Talking Heads
"On the Road Again" - Willie Nelson
"Blue Moon of Kentucky" - made famous by Elvis Presley
"Georgia on My Mind" - made famous by Ray Charles
"I Can’t Make You Love Me" - made famous by Bonnie Raitt
"Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" - Mozart
"Lullaby" - Brahms
"Minuet" - Bach
"Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child"
- made famous by Sarah Vaughan
"Swanee River" - made famous by Al Jolson
Watch the fretboard come alive with real-time display of notes, including bends, vibrato and slides! Includes both right- and left-handed views from both the perspective of looking down at your guitar and across at an instructor’s guitar.
Tablature and Standard Notation
We've chosen 21 songs by legendary artists for Guitar Songs Volume 1. This is the easiest way to learn how to play classic songs. You have the option to learn using either guitar tablature or standard music notation. In addition, the music tracking feature highlights tablature or notation in real-time as the music plays, making it easy to follow along. Sections of music can be highlighted, looped and even slowed down with variable-speed MIDI tracks.
Variable-speed MIDI tracks for each song allow you to slow down the music and learn at whatever pace you like.
Real Instrument Multi-Tracking
you’ve got the option to zero in on the guitar-only tracks or turn off the guitar track and play along with the rest of the band. Bass-only, no-bass and rhythm-only tracks are also included. Of course, you’ll also want to hear the full audio track in all its glory, complete with guitar, rhythm and vocals. Professional studio recordings and authentic instrumentation mean that you’ll hear what sounds like the real thing.
Preview and choose songs easily through the animated jukebox. This makes it easy to navigate, with the option to select songs by genre. there’s no need to plug in quarters either!
Artist Biographies and Photos
Gain insights into the lives of the legends.
Instructional material presents the chords and tips needed to master the song. Tips for playing the bass part are also included.
Tune your guitar quickly and easily. A precision gauge allows you to play into your computer's microphone and tune up interactively. Reference tuning notes are included.
Set your own speed and keep a steady beat.
Save your recordings and play back to share and compare.
Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7
Mac OS X 10.4 or later