Bass Grade 6

Bass Grade 6 will earn you valuable UCAS points towards your university application; but first, you'll need to consult this book to learn all five shapes of the Minor Pentatonic, advanced arpeggios and changing time signatures.

What you'll learn at Grade 6

  • Chords, Double-stop slapping, changing time signatures
  • All five shapes of the Minor Pentatonic scale. Dorian and Mixolydian mode, Minor 7{b}5 and Diminished arpeggios. Dominant 7th and Minor 7th chords. Stylistic Study
  • Session work

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Complete Digital Book PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £15.99 Add to Cart
The Way Track 1 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Everybody Dance Track 2 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Sledgehammer Track 3 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Something's Missing Track 4 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Black Cow Track 5 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Ye Yo Track 6 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
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Bass Grade 6 features:

  • 6 new arrangements of iconic rock, pop, and contemporary music tracks from classic and contemporary artists & 6 Rockschool Originals
  • The most diverse selection of contemporary music ever seen in a syllabus making the Grades accessible to everyone without precluding any musical tastes
  • Fact Files: band and artist background information with recommended listening
  • Walkthroughs: in-depth guidance on every track
  • Downloadable audio: easily access audio content online
  • All the essential music theory and technique you need to pass your exams
  • Meshell Ndegeocello - The Way
  • Chic - Everybody Dance
  • Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer
  • John Mayer - Something's Missing
  • Steely Dan - Black Cow
  • Erykah Badu - Ye Yo
  • 6 Rockschool Originals

There is no errata for this book.


Pages 33-38
TV Out The Window - The rehearsal letters have been updated in this piece. The walkthrough has been updated to reflect this. See file: RSK051216_Bass_G6_TVOutTheWindow_13Aug2013.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 13 August 2013)
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Pages 11-16
Pop It In The Top -The second 16th note of beat 2 in Bars 46, 48, 50 and 52 (p.14) has been corrected to D natural and the phrase has been re-tabbed so that the F and Eb are played on the A (3rd) string. Fig.2 of the walkthrough (p.16) has also been amended to reflect the same change.
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