Guitar Grade 1

The Guitar Grade 1 book contains everything you need to sit your Grade 1 exam - in one essential book. It's packed with essential techniques and theory for beginners picking up the fundamentals of guitar.

What you'll learn at Grade 1

  • Doublestops, staccato notes, accents and slides
  • Major and minor scales. Minor pentatonic scales and chords
  • Playback skills

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The digital version includes the book (PDF format), all tracks and supporting tests. Learn more about your purchasing options.

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Complete Digital Book PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £14.99 Add to Cart
Rolling In The Deep Track 1 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
The Man Who Can't Be Moved Track 2 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
My Girl Track 3 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Green Onions Track 4 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Dakota Track 5 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Basket Case Track 6 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Get Off Track 7 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Umbra Bella Track 8 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Just Don't Know Track 9 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Krauss Country Track 10 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
ICAUFO Track 11 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
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Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £4.49 Add to Cart

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Guitar Grade 1 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
  • Adele - Rolling In The Deep
  • The Script - The Man Who Can’t Be Moved
  • The Temptations - My Girl
  • Booker T & The MGs - Green Onions
  • Stereophonics - Dakota
  • Green Day - Basket Case
  • 6 Rockschool Originals

There is no errata for this book.


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