Estimated delivery time: working days (Imported from America) - T&C's Apply Please note that all Christmas gift orders need to be placed before the 14th of November to ensure that they are delivered to you in time. This item includes free delivery within South Africa. From Alfred Music Publishing, the worldwide leader in music education products since , comes the Complete Idiot s Guide Acoustic Guitar Pack: Everything You Need to Start Playing Now! This award-winning, bestselling, complete starter pack includes a high-quality full-size Firebrand steel-string acoustic guitar, deluxe accessories including a custom-fit gig bag carrying case with straps, a set of Firebrand guitar picks, and the Complete Idiot s Guide Learning Guitar CD-ROM (Windows/Mac compatible), the world s bestselling multimedia instruction series for beginners! The Complete Idiot s Guide Acoustic Guitar Pack includes: High-quality Firebrand full-size steel-string acoustic guitar that features: Spruce wood top, Mahogany neck, back and sides for a full, rich tone Rosewood fretboard with light-gauge steel strings make playing easier and more enjoyable Die-cast, chrome tuning machines keep the instrument in tune and sounding great 10-year limited warranty gives you confidence in the quality of the instrument Beautiful, gloss finish Deluxe Firebrand Accessories include: Custom-fit lightweight Firebrand gig bag carrying case with straps and zippered pocket for carrying sheet music and accessories A set of 3 Firebrand guitar picks Complete Idiot s Guide Learning Guitar CD-ROM (Windows/Mac compatible) The Complete Idiot s Guide series is among the most popular and trusted brands in the world, and is proud to feature the Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Guitar CD-ROM (Windows/Mac compatible). Produced by Alfred Music Publishing, the worldwide leader in music education products since , this award-winning (Gold Medal TopTenReviews) software is the most easy-to-use guitar course ever for beginners of all ages. Perfect for beginners with no prior musical training or as a refresher course for those who have played before, the Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Guitar features easy-to-follow, step-by-step, interactive full-motion video lessons with a professional guitar instructor who guides you through the entire course. For use with both acoustic and electric guitars, beginners learn to play over 60 songs from the most popular musical styles including: acoustic, blues, country, folk, heavy metal, jazz, and rock in both standard music notation and the ever-popular Guitar TAB. Beginners will also learn all of the necessary techniques, chords, scales, and cool licks and guitar solos! Interactive software also features: An interactive guitar tuner simply put your Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Guitar disc into your computer and tune-up your guitar with the easy-to-use point-and-click guitar tuner. Just click on a string to hear how it should sound and instantly tune your guitar! An interactive guitar chord dictionary want to instantly know how to play any and every guitar chord? Simply select the interactive guitar chord dictionary from the home screen of your Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Guitar disc, and select a chord! Major, minor, diminished, 7th chords, jazz chords, they re all there! An interactive GuitarView song player clearly demonstrates all the songs for you! See exactly how each song should be played, including note names, finger numbers, scale degrees, and advanced techniques such as slides, bends, hammer-ons, pull-offs, and vibrato. Each song is fully displayed in standard guitar notation and the ever-popular Guitar TAB notation (all of which you ll learn about), and allows you to play along with a full band, featuring high-quality digital recordings no unrealistic MIDI sounds as found in other programs. Beginners will also be able to slow down the songs to practice and get it perfect, add-in or drop-out the other parts of the band with just a simple click of the mouse, and easily loop tricky parts of a solo or song to practice over and over, all without changing the pitch! Interactive music games reinforce your music lessons with classic, arcade-style video games including: 1) Guitar-O-Matic, a fun guitar lounge that tests your skills as a musician and guitar player and gives you feedback; 2) In The Cards, a memory-style card matching game that tests your knowledge of notes, chords, the guitar fretboard, and music theory; 3) Note Invaders! Teaches rhythms in a fun, classic space game setting; 4) Play-It-By-Ear ear-training game teaches you notes, rhythm, and harmony in a fun, call-and-response setting; and 5) Rhythmix, a fun rhythm matching game utilizing a clever song-mixing soundboard! Upon completion of the Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Guitar software, you ll be able to learn and play songs from popular guitar songbooks in all musical genres and styles, accompany yourself on the guitar, and even ready to play with a band!