Guitar Grade 4

You'll need the Guitar Grade 4 book to master the more sophisticated techniques introduced at this level, which include wider stretches, scales in different fingering positions and more.

What you'll learn at Grade 4

  • Wide stretches, Double stop fills, string bends
  • Major and Natural Minor. Major and Minor Pentatonic scales. Blues scales in two fingering positions, Major, Minor and Dominant 7th arpeggios and chords
  • Playback and performance skills

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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. Learn more about your purchasing options.

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Complete Digital Book + Replay PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files, Supporting Tests and Replay (Interactive Sheet Music Player) £16.99 Add to Cart
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Guitar Grade 4 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
  • Bruno Mars - Treasure
  • Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance
  • James Brown - My Thang
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - I Need You
  • John Legend and The Roots - Our Generation
  • B B King - The Thrill is Gone
  • 6 Rockschool Originals
Pages 61
General Musicianship Questions - The following text has been removed: "The scale question at the end of the list of subjects is mandatory." (Updated 30 July 2020)
I Need You - The key of this piece has been changed from A major to A minor. This only affects the way the piece is presented in the score, not how it is played. (Updated 30 July 2020)
Pages 25–28
The Thrill Is Gone - Updates have been made to this piece in the following bars: 3, 7–10, 26, 29, 35. An updated PDF is available for download. (Updated 30 July 2020)
Pages 17–20
I Need You - Updates have been made to this piece in the following bars: 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 21, 24, 28, 31, 32. An updated PDF is available for download. (Updated 30 July 2020)

Page 32
Technical Exercises - Group C: Chords - The major 7 chord example (p.32) has been updated to show an Bmaj7 chord. See file: RSK051205_Guitar_G4_p32_05Dec2013.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 5 December 2013)
How do I download the updated audio?
Page 32
Technical Exercises – Group C: Chords - The dominant 7 chord example (p.32) has been updated. See file: RSK051205_Guitar_G4_p32_05Dec2013.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 5 December 2013)
How do I download the updated audio?

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