Guitar Grade 2

The Guitar Grade 2 book is the essential companion to taking Guitar Grade 2, with all the info you need to master key techniques for the exam: palm muting, alternate picking, arpeggiated chords, new scales and more.

What you'll learn at Grade 2

  • Arpeggiated chords, palm muting, alternate picking, pull-offs, shuffle feel
  • Major and Natural Minor scales. Major and Minor Pentatonic scales. Major and Minor 7th chords
  • Playback and performance skills

Purchase Options

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

Download Individual Tracks or Tests

* Includes digital versions of the audio, notation and fact files. Learn more.

Title Price (GBP)
Complete Digital Book PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £14.99 Add to Cart
Sweet Soul Music Track 1 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
What Makes You Beautiful Track 2 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Domino Track 3 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Rock 'N' Roll Train Track 4 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Cissy Strut Track 5 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Helter Skelter Track 6 of 12 £3.99 Add to Cart
Cranked Track 7 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Ska'd For Life Track 8 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Bonecrusher Track 9 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Hit It Harder Track 10 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
The Faith Divide Track 11 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Buzz Saw Track 12 of 12 £2.29 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £4.49 Add to Cart

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Guitar Grade 2 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
  • Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
  • One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful
  • Jessie J - Domino
  • AC/DC - Rock ā€˜Nā€™ Roll Train
  • The Meters - Cissy Strut
  • The Beatles - Helter Skelter
  • 6 Rockschool Originals

There is no errata for this book.


Pages 25-28
Buzz Saw - Bars 13 and 15 (p.26) have been updated. See file: RSK051203_Guitar_G2_p26_02Jun2014.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 2 June 2014)
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Learn more about the Guitar Grade 2 syllabus