eMedia Music Corp. in partnership with For Dummies, a branded imprint of Wiley, will release six new titles in the eMedia For Dummies line of music instruction CD-ROMs.
Rock Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM, Bass Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM, Guitar For Dummies Level 2 CD-ROM, Piano For Dummies Level 2 CD-ROM, Guitar For Dummies Deluxe and Piano For Dummies Deluxe will be in October 2010.
All of these new titles feature eMedia's new interactive Instant Feedback technology, which listens through your computer's microphone as you play and highlights correctly played melodies, making learning to read music easy and fun! Rock Guitar For Dummies makes learning enjoyable and fast with over 80 audio and video-enhanced guitar lessons. The innovative teaching style presents rock songs, chords, riffs and gear tips in an exciting, fast-paced learning format that requires no previous music experience. Bass Guitar For Dummies contains over 70 easy-to-follow lessons that range from basics like tuning the bass and simple bass lines to using triads, fills and syncopation. Both titles include full-motion video and recorded audio, an automatic tuner and an Animated Fretboard, which guides you through songs and fingerings. Guitar For Dummies Level 2 is the follow up to the best-selling Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM and features over 90 new lessons covering reading tablature and standard notation, playing melodies, fingerpicking and more. Piano For Dummies Level 2 is the follow up to the best-selling Piano For Dummies CD-ROM and includes over 150 new lessons covering triads and chords, The G Chord Position, The F Position and Hanon Studies, playing scales, a short trip through music history and more. Guitar For Dummies Deluxe is a 2 CD-ROM set including Guitar For Dummies and Guitar For Dummies Level 2. Piano For Dummies Deluxe is a 2 CD-ROM set including Piano For Dummies and Piano For Dummies Level 2.
Rock Guitar For Dummies, Bass For Dummies, Guitar For Dummies Level 2 and Piano For Dummies Level 2 will be released in October 2010 and will be available at retail stores nationwide and online at an estimated retail price of $29.95. Guitar For Dummies Deluxe and Piano For Dummies Deluxe will also be released in October and have an estimated retail price of $59.95.
The CD-ROMs will be a hybrid for both Windows and Macintosh platforms.