Classical Guitar Grade 3

The benchmark syllabus for all aspiring Classical guitarists.

The essential syllabus for the aspiring, contemporary Classical Guitarist. RSL Classical Guitar Grade 3 will provide you with everything you need for your Grade 3 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
Cueca Track 1 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Walking With Grandma Track 2 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Waltz, Op. 241, no. 21 Track 3 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Estudio Track 4 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
The Pink Panther Track 5 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Ecstatic Chromatic Track 6 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
La Jour de May Track 7 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
In My Place Track 8 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Happy Track 9 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Étude No. 1 Track 10 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Supporting Tests £4.49 Add to Cart

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Guitar Grade 3 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


  • Technical Exercises
  • Ear Tests
  • General Musicianship Questions
  • Yvon Rivoal - Cueca
  • Nick Powlesland - Ecstatic Chromatic
  • Francisco Tárrega - Estudio
  • Le Brouwer - Étude No. 1
  • Pharrell - Happy
  • Coldplay - In My Place
  • Ignatius Sancho - La Jour de May
  • Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther
  • Laura Snowden - Walking With Grandma
  • Ferdinando Carulli - Waltz, Op. 241, no. 21

There is no errata for this book.