Piano Grade 8

The essential syllabus for the aspiring, contemporary pianist. Piano 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.

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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
Complete Digital Book (US) PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £14.99 Add to Cart
Bohemian Rhapsody Track 1 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
End Credits Track 2 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Birdland Track 3 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
These Are The Days Track 4 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Spain Track 5 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Rather Be Track 6 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £5.99 Add to Cart

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Piano 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 feat. Jess Glynne - 'Rather Be'
  • Weather Report - 'Birdland'
  • Jamie Cullum - 'These Are The Days'
  • Queen - 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
  • Chick Corea - 'Spain'
  • John Williams - 'End Credits (E.T.)'
Pages 47-52
Spain - Bar 43: The G note in the bass clef has been corrected to G#. (Updated 27 July 2020)

Pages 56-57
Stylistic Study - Pop and Rock - Example 2 - Opening repeat added at the start of bar 1 and closing repeat added at the end of bar 14. (Updated 15 October 2015)
Pages 33-38
Nosso Samba - Bar 53 (p.35): Segno added. Bars 62–64 (pp.35–36): Accidentals improved. See file: RSK200009_Piano_G8_NossoSamba_p35-36_06Jun2016.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 6 June 2016)
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