Piano Grade 1

The essential syllabus for the aspiring, contemporary pianist. Piano Grade 1 will provide you with everything you need for your Grade 1 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) £16.99 Add to Cart
Piano Grade 1 | Hardcopy (UK Only) £18.99 Add to Cart
Complete Digital Book (US) PDF Sheet Music, Audio Files and Supporting Tests £14.99 Add to Cart
Tattooed Heart Track 1 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Hallelujah Track 2 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Can You Feel The Love Tonight Track 3 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Wildest Dreams Track 4 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Let It Be Track 5 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
I'm Not The Only One Track 6 of 6 £3.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £4.49 Add to Cart

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Piano Grade 1 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
  • The Beatles - 'Let it be'
  • Ariana Grande - 'Tattooed Heart'
  • Jeff Buckley - 'Hallelujah'
  • Elton John - 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight'
  • Sam Smith - 'I’m Not The Only One'
  • Taylor Swift - 'Wildest Dreams'
Page 15–18
Can You Feel The Love Tonight -The audio for this song has been updated to match the notation in bar 7 (right hand, beats 1 and 2). The new audio can be downloaded using the process described in the "Welcome" pages.

Page 28
Fab Stomp - Bars 9 and 16: repeat markings removed. (Updated 13 October 2015)