Classical Guitar Grade 2

The benchmark syllabus for all aspiring Classical guitarists.

The essential syllabus for the aspiring, contemporary Classical Guitarist. RSL Classical Guitar Grade 2 will provide you with everything you need for your Grade 2 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
In the Hall of the Mountain King Track 1 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Song for a Friend Track 2 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Track 3 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Shallow Track 4 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Le Douze Décembre Track 5 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Magnetic South Track 6 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Spring Track 7 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
The Harmonious Blacksmith Track 8 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Menuet Track 9 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Feeling Good Track 10 of 10 £3.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Supporting Tests £4.49 Add to Cart

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Guitar Grade 2 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
  • Edvard Grieg - In the Hall of the Mountain King
  • Laura Snowden - Song for a Friend
  • Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  • From ‘A Star Is Born’ - Shallow
  • Ignatius Sancho - Le Douze de Décembre
  • Lee Sollory - Magnetic South
  • Antonio Vivaldi - Spring
  • Handel - The Harmonious Blacksmith
  • Nathanael Diesel - Menuet
  • Nina Simone - Feeling Good

There is no errata for this book.