Rockschool Classics Drums Grade 5

The Rockschool Classics Drums Grade 5 book presents eight of the world's best rock tunes. From Lynyrd Skynyrd to Velvet Revolver, learn all the technique you'll need to play them in your Drums Grade 5 exam, using the supplied audio, backing tracks and Fact Files.

Key Features at Grade 5

  • Snare drum techniques: cross stick, rim shot, Texas shuffle, fourway coordination
  • Single and double strokes, paradiddles
  • Flams and ruffs, rolls, hands and feet patterns
  • Playback and performance skills

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.

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Drums Grade 5 features:

  • Eight iconic rock tracks
  • Standard Drum Notation
  • Choose two pieces from Rockschool Classics to play in your Grade Exam or three to play in you Performance Certificate
  • Fact Files: band and artist background info, with recommended listening
  • Walkthroughs: in-depth guidance on every track
  • Downloadable audio: easily access audio content online

Rockschool Classics Drums Grade 5 repertoire:

  • Smashing Pumpkins - "Cherub Rock"
  • System Of A Down - "Chop Suey"
  • Jimi Hendrix - "Hey Joe"
  • Paul Simon - "Late In The Evening"
  • Metallica - "Master Of Puppets"
  • The Who - "My Generation"
  • Iron Maiden - "The Number Of The Beast"
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - "The Zephyr Song"
Media Sheet Music, Downloads
Arrangement Drums (DRUMS)
Catalogue # RSK200079
ISBN 978-1-78936-015-8

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