eMedia Ukulele Method Windows/Mac software delivers over 160 interactive ukulele lessons that teach you how to play ukulele and let you learn at your own pace. Over 70 high-definition, instructional videos demonstrate important ukulele techniques, and over 45 popular songs let you apply what you learn. Songs feature band accompaniment tracks that make practice fun, while MIDI tracks and looped playback let you slow down tracks and work on difficult sections.
Professional ukulele player and instructor Tim Carey (Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA) guides you through easy-to-follow lessons that start with basics such as holding, stringing, and tuning the ukulele and then go on to teach how to play ukulele chords, use ukulele-specific strumming patterns, muting techniques, movable chord shapes, reading tablature and standard music notation, pluck strum, chord melody style, and much more! Receive scores on your melodic performance as you progress through the course. eMedia Ukulele Method teaches you what you need to know to play hundreds of popular songs!
Includes hit songs such as “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” by Bob Dylan, “House of the Rising Sun” made famous by the Animals, “In the Good Old Summertime,” “La Bamba” made famous by Ritchie Valens and Los Lobos, “Amazing Grace,” “Aura Lee,” Hawaiian songs “Hawaii Aloha (Ku’u One Hanau),” “Ua Nani ‘O Nu’uanu,”... and many more! Play with vocal mix or ukulele-only versions.
Great practice tools include eMedia’s Automatic Tuner, Chord Dictionary with fingering charts and audio playback for over 130 chords, Digital Metronome for improving rhythm, and an Audio Recorder to hear your performance and share with friends.
• Over 160 ukulele lessons covering how to string and tune your ukulele; how to play ukulele chords (including barre chords) and change chords easily; playing ukulele using syncopation, accents, and palm muting with a variety of strumming styles including the blues rhythm; movable chord shapes; strum pattern variations including pluck strum; playing melodies as you learn to read tablature and standard music notation; and pluck strum and chord melody styles.
• Animated Fretboard which displays fingering positions as the music plays. Double-click on any note or chord for fingering. Choose right-handed, left-handed, and mirror view and select any of four different fretboard skins!
• Songs and lessons with Music Tracking that highlights notes as they are played.
• Song looping lets you highlight and repeat any section of music you wish to practice.
• All lessons are fully scalable.
• Jam Tracks with professionally arranged audio accompaniments so you can play along with a band.
• MIDI versions of songs and lessons that allow you to slow down or speed up the music.
• Learn to play over 45 popular songs including Bob Dylan’s “Knockin' on Heaven's Door.” Play with vocal mix or ukulele-only versions.
• Get Interactive Feedback as you play melodies! Receive a 5-star rating or percentage score on your performance.
• Great practice tools include eMedia's Automatic Tuner, Chord Dictionary with fingering charts and audio playback for over 130 chords, Digital Metronome for improving rhythm, an Audio Recorder to hear your performance and share with friends, and a Note and Finger Tracker to help you play confidently and read music faster.
• Great for all ages, from kids to adults.
XP/Vista/Windows 7/ Windows 8/ Windows 10
CD-ROM or Download Connection
Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.13
CD-ROM or Download Connection
Internet connection recommended for activation.