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Guitar Basics For Dummies App (WS100027) cover image

A feature-packed app to get you playing real (or at least recognizable) music fast. You don’t have to read music to play the guitar. Starting with the basics of the guitar and moving to practicing all the chords, you can pick up on everything you need to understand and play the guitar. With a built-in electronic tuner and metronome/drum tracks included in this app, Guitar Basics For Dummies is the first ... Read More

Guitar Chords for Dummies (047066603X) cover image
Whether you're playing blues, rock, classical, or folk-all the chords you'll need are here

Even Eric Clapton started with a few basic chords. And Guitar Chords For Dummies offers guitarists of every ambition, skill level, and musical genre a key to the simplest and most complex guitar chords-over 600 in all. Illustrated with a grid showing the position of the fingers on a string, a photograph of the chord being played, and a brief comment on the chord ... Read More

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Guitar Exercises For Dummies (0470387661) cover image
This book is a perfect companion to Guitar For Dummies, the top-selling guitar instructional book in the U.S., which has sold 750,000 copies to date. ... Read More
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Guitar For Dummies, with DVD, 3rd Edition (1118115546) cover image

The bestselling music guide - now updated and with a FREE DVD!

Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool.

Guitar For Dummies gives you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, ... Read More

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From our partner eMedia Music
Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM (DUM99) cover image

The eMedia Guitar For Dummies CD-ROM is a fun and easy way to learn guitar quickly. Learn to play acoustic or electric guitar at your own pace with techniques demonstrated in full-motion videos. Have fun playing along with live recorded songs or MIDI tracks that you can slow down or speed up.

Guitar For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0764599046) cover image
Have you always wanted to play guitar? Who wouldn't? Think of Jimi Hendrix wailing away on his Stratocaster. . . Chuck Berry duck-walking across the stage to "Johnny B. Goode". . .B.B. King making his "Lucille" cry the blues. No doubt about it—guitars are cool.

Guitar For Dummies 2nd Edition tells you everything a beginning or intermediate guitarist needs to know: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it, this book has it all—and ... Read More

Guitar Theory For Dummies: Book + Online Video & Audio Instruction (1118646770) cover image
Serious about jamming, understanding, and creating guitar-driven music? Easy.

With an approachable and engaging style, Guitar Theory For Dummies goes beyond guitar basics, presenting the guidance intermediate to advanced players need to improve their improvisational and compositional skills. Plus, with access to audio tracks and video instruction online you can master the concepts and techniques covered in the book. ... Read More

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From our partner Hal Leonard
Hard Rock Guitar Songs For Dummies (DUM77) cover image

Teaches guitarists how to play 33 hard-rocking hits: Bark at the Moon • Carry On Wayward Son • Cat Scratch Fever • Cold Gin • Iron Man • Livin' on a Prayer • Rock You like a Hurricane • Smokin' in the Boys Room • We're Not Gonna Take It • You Shook Me All Night Long • more!

Harmonica For Dummies, 2nd Edition (1118880765) cover image
Master the harmonica fast with this fun, easy guide

Everybody loves the sound of a harmonica, and the thought of learning to play one is even more appealing. The instrument's portability, versatility, and affordability make it a great choice for those interested in learning how to produce the unmistakable, signature sound found in many styles of American music. With Harmonica For Dummies, you can learn to master the harmonica faster than you ever thought ... Read More

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Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, 4th Edition (111810689X) cover image
Tune in to this fun and friendly guide and get great sounds!

If you're ready to record your own musical masterpiece, then you need this fun and friendly guide. Updated to cover the latest technologies and recording techniques, this new edition shows you how to set up a home studio, record and edit your music, master it, and even distribute your songs. Experienced musician, recording engineer, teacher, and author Jeff Strong provides easy-to-understand ... Read More

Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, 2nd Edition (0471759252) cover image
Build a home studio to fit any budget

Explore equipment and techniques for making top-notch recordings at home

You've picked a perfect time to start recording! From PC-based to studio-in-a-box, today's equipment lets you put together a professional quality CD right at home, if you know how to use it. This guide covers everything from microphone placement to multitracking and mastering, helping you choose the right tools and use them like a pro.

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Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, 5th Edition (1118968018) cover image
Save studio fees with pro-quality recording at home

Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies offers simple explanations on how to record music in a home studio, no matter your style, method, or sound. With expert guidance every step of the way, you'll find the answers to your questions about choosing equipment, recording tracks, editing, mixing, mastering, and more. Updated to reflect the latest home recording technology, this new edition addresses ... Read More

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Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies, 3rd Edition (0470440333) cover image
Invaluable advice that will be music to your ears!

Are you thinking of getting started in home recording? Do you want to know the latest home recording technologies? Home Recording For Musicians For Dummies will get you recording music at home in no time. It shows you how to set up a home studio, record and edit your music, master it, and even distribute your songs.

With this guide, you ll learn how to compare studio-in-a-box, computer-based, and stand-alone ... Read More

Jazz For Dummies (0764550810) cover image
Every jazz lover’s got his or her favorites. For some, it’s John Coltrane’s breathy, bitter-sweat ballad, “Naima.” For others, it’s Duke Ellington’s hard-jiving swing opus “Take the A Train.” Then there’s Miles Davis’s epic-making Kind of Blue, the improv tour de force in which Miles, Trane, and Cannonball trade solos and achieve sheer melodic transcendence. Whether you like it hip or mellow, hot or cool, Dixieland or ... Read More
Keyboard For Dummies (1118705491) cover image
The easy way to get keyed up on the keyboard

Where Piano For Dummies helps budding musicians to master the black-and-white musical keyboard, Keyboard For Dummieshelps them understand the possibilities that unfold when those black-and-whites are connected to state-of-the-art music technology.

Keyboard For Dummies explains the ins-and-outs of modern keyboards and helps you get the most out of their capabilities. Key content coverage includes: an overview ... Read More

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From our partner Starz Entertainment
Learning Guitar For Dummies  (DUM24) cover image

Learning Guitar For Dummies provides step-by-step instructions on all the skills needed to become an accomplished guitar player. You start by learning to play in tune and in rhythm and then move on to left-hand chords and right-hand strumming patterns. From there, you apply these techniques to several different musical styles. Along the way, you discover how to develop your own practice routine and focus in on the areas you want to improve.

Logic Pro X For Dummies (1118875044) cover image
Crank your sound up to X with Apple's premier recording software and Logic Pro X For Dummies!

Apple's Logic Pro X levels the playing field, making high-quality studio recordings accessible for any musician. It's a professional-level tool with a user-friendly interface and loads of new features to keep you more organized so you can focus on creating rather than computing. Record live audio and MIDI tracks and edit faster with the new Mixer. Create your ... Read More

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Mandolin Exercises For Dummies (1118769538) cover image
Practice makes perfect with this hands-on resource for mandolin players of all skill levels

If you're looking for an accessible practice-based book to improve your playing, you've come to the right place. Mandolin Exercises For Dummies focuses on the skills that players often find challenging and provides tips, tricks and plenty of cool exercises that will have you picking with the best of them—or at least much better than before! ... Read More

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Mandolin For Dummies (1119942764) cover image
The fun and easy way to learn to play the mandolin

The newest addition to the highly successful Dummies instrument-instruction line, Mandolin For Dummies gives you easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction on learning to play the mandolin. Following the time-tested Dummies format, Mandolin For Dummies provides a level of content and instruction greater than anything currently available.

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From our partner Hal Leonard
Movie Piano Songs For Dummies  (DUM74) cover image

Learn over 40 songs from your favorite movies spanning the last four decades. Beloved songs include: Edelweiss * A Hard Day's Night * I am a Man of Constant Sorrow * Moon River * The Rainbow Connection * Theme from Schindler's List * Somewhere Out There * Love Theme from St. Elmo's Fire * Take My Breath Away * A Time for Us (Love Theme) * Unchained Melody * You Must Love Me * and many more.

Music Composition For Dummies (0470224215) cover image
Want to turn that haunting tune in your head into an awesome sound in your ear? You can! Music Composition For Dummiesdemystifies the process of composing music and writing songs. It guides you through every step of writing your own music, from choosing the right rhythm and tempo to creating melodies and chord progressions and working with instruments and voices.

In this fun and practical guide, you’ll learn how to match keys and chords to the mood ... Read More

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Music Theory For Dummies, with Audio CD, 2nd Edition (1118095502) cover image
Grasp the concepts needed to compose, deconstruct, and comprehend music

Whether you're a student of music or a music lover, Music Theory For Dummies presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful hints on composing, arranging, and creating original melodies, harmonies, and chords.

Music Theory For Dummies gives you a friendly, unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typical college-level ... Read More

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Music Theory For Dummies, Inkling Edition (WS100058) cover image

Grasp the concepts needed to compose, deconstruct, and comprehend music in this easy to navigate, digital interactive edition. Whether you’re a student of music or a music lover learn how to read, write, and understand music, as well as helpful hints on composing, arranging, and creating original melodies, harmonies, and chords. This interactive edition provides a real time learning experience through instructional videos, audio clips, shared notes ... Read More

Opera For Dummies (0764550101) cover image
“Pogue is a wonderful teacher… He can teach anybody.”
— Gay Talese, bestselling author of Honor Thy Father

“Scott Speck is a great communicator of classical music…. Concert audiences and readers alike can’t help getting caught up in the joy of his subject.”
— David Styers, American Symphony Orchestra League

Opera is weird. Everybody wears makeup and sings all the time. Even when they’re singing your language, which is rare, you still can’t understand ... Read More

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PC Recording Studios For Dummies (0764577077) cover image
Here's how to make sound decisions about a desktop studio

Get the lowdown on equipment, design your studio space, and set your music free!

If you've been dreaming of making music with your computer, wake up and get started! Musician Jeff Strong clears a path for you through all the confusing options, helping you sort out hardware and software choices, coax the sound you want from your equipment, work with equalizers and processors, and start your creative ... Read More
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