Smash-hit music tuition CD, Guitar Method, has been upgraded to Version 1.2.

The title, from eMedia, was hailed as a breakthrough in guitar instruction by Newsweek magazine in the US, which voted it in its top 50 CD-ROM releases of 1998.

The souped-up upgrade offers dynamic, user-responsive features designed to accelerate the learning process.

It’s got 25 new lessons, and the ‘syllabus’ covers music reading with new songs and exercises. Full motion video clips of the interactive tutor complement the built-in accessories, also including an automatic guitar tuner and recorder.

In addition to guitar and vocals, the 70 selected songs – including Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door and La Bamba - boast bass, keyboard and drum accompaniment.

Guitar Method 1 costs £41and will be available at the beginning of December.