Classical Guitar Debut

The benchmark syllabus for all aspiring Classical guitarists.

The essential syllabus for the aspiring classical guitarist. RSL Classical Guitar Debut will provide you with everything you need for your debut exam, including a diverse range of repertoire, a truly innovative range of supporting tests and a vast array of professionally recorded backing tracks and audio examples.

Purchase Options

The digital version includes the book (PDF format), all tracks and supporting tests. The digital version + Replay additionally includes the Replay interactive sheet music player. Hardcopy books can currently only be shipped to the UK. Learn more about your purchasing options.

We have published 2 versions of this edition; one version is more USA centric with some American English terms and background information referring billboard chart success rather than the UK charts. Please note that both versions of the book have everything you need for an exam and are both valid editions for when you enter for the assessment.

Download Individual Tracks or Tests

* Includes digital versions of the audio, notation and fact files. Learn more.

Title Price (GBP)
Complete Digital Book + Replay PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files, Supporting Tests and Replay (Interactive Sheet Music Player) £14.99 Add to Cart
Ojos Azules Track 1 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
The Secret City Track 2 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Andante in C Track 3 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
If I Were a Boy Track 4 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Ho Hey Track 5 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Lean on Me Track 6 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Study in C, No. 1 Track 7 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Ode to Joy Track 8 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
All Is Found Track 9 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
'Jupiter' from The Planets Track 10 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Supporting Tests £4.49 Add to Cart

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Classical Guitar Debut features:

  • Ten benchmarked arrangements covering a range of styles
  • Downloadable audio: easily access audio content online
  • Fact Files: composer background information
  • Walkthroughs: in-depth guidance for each arrangement

Plus

  • Technical Exercises
  • Ear Tests
  • General Musicianship Questions
  • Andean Folk Song, arr. Yvon Rivoal - Ojos Azules
  • Laura Snowden - Secret City
  • Mauro Giuliani (arr. Debbie Cracknell) - Andante in C
  • Beyoncé - If I Were a Boy
  • The Lumineers - Ho Hey
  • Bill Withers - Lean on Me
  • Fernando Sor - Study in C, No. 1
  • Ludwig van Beethoven - Ode to Joy
  • From 'Frozen 2' - All Is Found
  • Gustav Holst - Jupiter' from the Planets

There is no errata for this book.