Piano Grade 5

The essential syllabus for the aspiring, contemporary pianist. Piano Grade 5 will provide you with everything you need for your Grade 5 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 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.

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Piano Grade 5 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

Plus

  • Ear Tests
  • Technical Exercises
  • Sight Reading Examples
  • Improvisation and Interpretation Examples
  • General Musicianship Questions
  • The Police - 'Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic'
  • David Guetta feat. Sam Martin - 'Dangerous'
  • Lyle Lovett and Randy Newman - 'You’ve Got A Friend In Me'
  • David Bowie - 'Life On Mars'
  • Vanessa Carlton - 'A Thousand Miles'
  • Massive Attack - 'Teardrop'
Pages 27–31
Dangerous - Bar 8: The tie between beats 3 and 4 has been removed, and the rhythm of beat 4 changed to eighth note, 16th note, 16th note (pitch, all B, remains the same). Bars 47 & 49: The rhythm of beat 3 has been changed to eighth note, 16th note, 6th note. The note pitches (A, G, E) remain the same. (Updated 10 August 2020)
Pages 33-38
Life On Mars? - Bar 9, beats 3 & 4: All A natural notes changed to A flat.
Bar 22, beat 3: F note moved to G.
Bar 23, beats 3 & 4: All E naturals moved to E flat. (Updated 10 August 2020)
Pages 46 - 53
Technical Exercises: Group A Scales, 17.Chromatic Scale - The text for this exercise has been updated to "starting on any white key chosen by the examiner, example given in B (three octaves, two octave example shown)" (Updated 2 July 2019)
Pages 39 - 44
You Got A Friend In Me - Bar 44, beat 3: The diad in the lower voice (D and F#) has been removed.
Bar 45, Beat 1&: The three note Eb9 chord (G, Db and F) has been moved to beat 2. (Updated 2 July 2019)

Pages 7-12
Hold On – I'm coming - Bar 37 (p.11) edited. See file: RSK200006_Piano_G5_p41_15Oct2015.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 15 October 2015)
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Pages 13-20
Let It Go - Bar 56 (p.20): right hand part, chord on beat 3 edited. Bar 60 (p.20): right hand part, chord on beat 1 edited. See file: RSK200006_Piano_G5_p20_15Oct2015.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 15 October 2015)
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Pages 21-27
Life On Mars - Bars 1, 12, 25–26, 35 and 48 edited. See file: RSK200006_Piano_G5_LifeOnMars_15Oct2015.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 15 October 2015)
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Pages 37-41
Smack Talk - Bar 4 (p.38): Right hand part edited – first note of the triplet lick changed from A to G. Same correction made to Bar 62 (p.41). Bars 50–57 (p.41): Part edited. See file: RSK200006_Piano_G5_p38_17Nov2015.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. See file: RSK200006_Piano_G5_p41_15Oct2015.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 15 October 2015)
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Pages 37-41
Smack Talk - Bar 2 (p.38): The upper note of the first triplet group should be G (not F). See file: RSK200006_Piano_G5_p38_17Nov2015.pdf in the _errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 17 November 2015)
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