Keys Grade 8

The essential syllabus for the aspiring, contemporary keyboardist. Keys Grade 8 will provide you with everything you need for your Grade 8 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 download includes the book (PDF format), all tracks and supporting tests. The digital download + E-Book Access additionally includes the access to the E-Book Interactive content. 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 + E-Book PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files, Supporting Tests and E-Book (Interactive Sheet Music Player) £18.99 Add to Cart
Keys Grade 8 | Hardcopy (UK Only) £20.99 Add to Cart
Complete Digital Book (US) PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £16.99 Add to Cart
Lingus Track 1 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Hit Me Track 2 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Karn Evil No.9 1st Impression Track 3 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Spain Track 4 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Rather Be Track 5 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Bohemian Rhapsody Track 6 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £5.99 Add to Cart

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Keys Grade 8 features:

  • Songs from Rock and Pop, Jazz, Blues and Soul, Film and Musical Theatre
  • Professional backing tracks for pieces and supporting tests
  • Downloadable audio
  • Fact files


  • Ear Tests
  • Technical Exercises
  • Sight Reading Examples
  • Improvisation and Interpretation Examples
  • General Musicianship Questions
  • Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne - 'Rather Be'
  • Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
  • Dirty Loops - 'Hit Me'
  • Chick Corea - 'Spain'
  • Snarky Puppy - 'Lingus'
  • Lake & Palmer - 'Karn Evil No.9 1st Impression Emerson'

There is no errata for this book.