Drums Grade 4
Rockschool's Drums Grade 4 book is an in-depth guide to the expressive techniques that you'll be performing in your Grade 4 exam, such as Ghost snare, flams and ruffs and hand and feet patterns
What you'll learn at Grade 4
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.
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Drums Grade 4 features:
- Pages 5–8
Sweet Home Alabama- Bar 8 has been updated. It is identical to bar 7 but with a closed hi-hat on beat 1 instead of a crash.
- Pages 49-54
Mind The Gaps- Bar 55: The final eighth note of the bar has been changed to an eighth-note rest.
- Pages 29-34
Cry Me A River- Bars 57 and 58 have been updated.
- Pages 49–54
Mind The Gaps- Bar 21, beat 1: Staccato removed. (Updated 22 July 2020)
- Page 30
Technical Exercises – Group A: Single and Double Strokes- The sticking of the double strokes is incorrect and should read "RRLL" throughout – "RRRR" should not occur within the exercise. (Updated 8 February 2013)
- Page 30
Technical Exercises – Group B: Paradiddles- Second exercise ("Triple paradiddle in 16th notes") – Bar 2, Beat 3: the cymbal notes should be ride cymbal (not hi-hat). (Updated 8 February 2013)
Learn more about the Drums Grade 4 syllabus