The Beginner's Guitar Course offers an exciting way to quickly learn to play guitar. Professional guitar instructor Kevin Garry, Ph.D. guides with video demonstrations of techniques. Songs and exercises can be heard as either live recorded audio or variable-speed MIDI tracks. As the music plays, an animated fretboard guides the student through the correct fingerings. Each volume includes valuable accessories: an automatic tuner, metronome, chord dictionary and recorder. The multimedia lessons and built-in accessories offer tremendous value and make learning fun and easy! Volume 1, Introducing the Guitar with Chords and Strumming: Over 40 easy-to-follow lessons range from basics like holding and stringing the guitar to playing chords and strumming techniques. ©2004 CD-ROM.