Vocals Grade 1 (Female)

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The Female Vocals Grade 1 book contains everything you need to pass your first Vocals Grade exam - all in one place. You'll learn core theory and techniques to develop in later grades.

What you'll learn at Grade 1

  • Dynamics, lyrics, rhythms and short phrases
  • The major scale and arpeggio
  • Small major intervals and spoken rhythms

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

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* 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 £11.99 Add to Cart
Feist, '1234' Track 1 of 6 £2.29 Add to Cart
Billie Holiday, 'God Bless The Child' Track 2 of 6 £2.29 Add to Cart
Ellie Goulding, ‘I Need Your Love’ (Radio Edit) Track 3 of 6 £2.29 Add to Cart
Katy Perry, 'Roar' Track 4 of 6 £2.29 Add to Cart
Katrina And The Waves, ‘Walking On Sunshine’ Track 5 of 6 £2.29 Add to Cart
Lily Allen, ‘Somewhere Only We Know’ Track 6 of 6 £2.29 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £4.49 Add to Cart

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For the 2014–2017 Vocals Syllabus, we've combined 20 years of experience in contemporary music education with some of the world's biggest recording artists. We've listened to all your suggestions, critiques and improvements to compile the most practical, industry relevant and engaging vocals syllabus on offer.

Vocals Grade 1 features:

  • Six Performance Pieces, six styles of rock and pop
  • Fact Files: background information on each style with recommended listening
  • Walkthroughs: hints and tips on the tricky sections of the Performance Pieces
  • CD with full mixes and backing tracks
  • World-class musicians, top-flight production
  • Plot your stylistic specialism up through the grades

Vocals Grade 1 (Female) repertoire:

  • Lily Allen (Keane) - "Somewhere Only We Know"
  • Ellie Goulding - "I Need Your Love"
  • Katrina And The Waves - "Walking On Sunshine"
  • Billie Holiday - "God Bless The Child"
  • Feist - "1234"
  • Katy Perry - "Roar"

We also have a wider repertoire list containing 100+ pieces to give you more choice.

Pages 11-16
God Bless' The Child - Please be aware that this song is a generic version of the song and not based on a specific recording. The Fact File has been updated to reflect this. (Updated 30 July 2015)
Pages 17-24
I Need Your Love - The audio for "I Need Your Love" has been updated. A guide tone has been added and the count in has been adjusted toallow for the vocal anacrusis. (Updated 30 July 2015)
How do I download the updated audio?
Pages 17-24
I Need Your Love - Please note that "I Need Your Love" is based on the "Radio Edit" version of the song. The Fact File and references to the song title have been updated to reflect this. (Updated 30 July 2015)
Page 52
In the section "Entering Exams, Exam Procedure & Marking Schemes" (p.52), the information on "Use Of Microphone" has been updated as follows:
At Levels 1 and 2 (Grades 1–5) microphone use is optional, although candidates may use one if they feel it will enhance their performance. At Level 3 (Grades 6–8) microphone use is obligatory for all aspects of the exam. (Updated 20 October 2017)
  • By Julia on 4 March 2016
    5.00 out of 5

    Great book. Fast delivery.

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  • By Oberon & Titania on 27 December 2015
    4.00 out of 5

    Just as expected - exam book with female vocal songs - not sure if I go for the songs myself - my teenage pupil only likes one of the songs - but cannot fault the quality or the description - could also wish that the insert music would be larger - it's very small :)

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  • By Baljinder Chohan on 1 December 2015
    5.00 out of 5

    Great book fast delivery

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  • By Amazonian on 17 July 2015
    5.00 out of 5

    I bought this book because my daughter has joined singing classes. The book is far better than the book borrowed through a friend. It is a really good book and a great starting point for kids especially.

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  • By Rebecca Baker on 8 March 2015
    4.00 out of 5

    Bought for my 10 year old to do grade 1 singing. She loves the songs.

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  • By MISS D DIVINEY on 22 January 2015
    5.00 out of 5

    Very good and perfect for lessons.

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