Vocals Grade 7 (Female)

The Vocals Grade 7 book will help you tackle the pro­level techniques, including style study, sustained note bends and large intervallic leaps – all of which you'll need to master at exam time to earn those UCAS points

What you'll learn at Grade 7

  • Three­part backing vocals, applying advanced stylistic techniques, musical improvisation and development, harmonising in 3rds and 4ths, tonal control, chromatic step phrasing, sustained note bends, extended range and large intervallic leaps
  • The harmonic minor scale and augmented arpeggio
  • Major/minor interval sequences, legato/staccato phrasing and microphone technique

Purchase Options

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

Download Individual Tracks or Tests

* 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 £13.99 Add to Cart
Shirley Bassey, ‘Big Spender’ Track 1 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Leona Lewis, ‘Bleeding Love’ Track 2 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Emeli Sandé, '‘Heaven' Track 3 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Les Misérables, ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ Track 4 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Estelle, ‘American Boy’ Track 5 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
4 Non Blondes, ‘What’s Up?’ Track 6 of 6 £2.99 Add to Cart
Supporting Tests Tests and Audio Files £5.99 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 7 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 7 (Female) repertoire:

  • Leona Lewis - "Bleeding Love"
  • 4 Non Blondes - "What's Up?"
  • Emeli Sande - "Heaven"
  • Shirley Bassey - "Big Spender"
  • Estelle - "American Boy"
  • Les Miserables - "I Dreamed a Dream"

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

Page 60
Quick Study Piece | Pop and Musical Theatre - An unnecessary dot was removed from the "C" half-note in bar 5. (Updated 1 May 2015)
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Pages 5-10
Big Spender - The audio for "Big Spender" has been updated to correct a mismatch between the score and audio. For identification purposes the older audio is 2m53s long, whereas the new audio is 2m10s long. (Updated 1 June 2016)
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Pages 27-34
I Dreamed A Dream - The audio for "I Dreamed A Dream" has been updated to correct a mismatch between the score and audio. For identification purposes, the old audio is 3m21s long, whereas the new audio is 2m53s long. (Updated 1 June 2016)
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Page 64
In the section "Entering Exams, Exam Procedure & Marking Schemes" (p.64), 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)