Rockschool Classics Guitar Grade 4

The Rockschool Classics Guitar Grade 4 book has eight massive rock tunes, from indie to instrumental shred, for you to play in your Guitar Grade 4 exam. From Sabbath to Satriani, nail the complexities of each track with Fact Files, walkthroughs and backing tracks

Key Features at Grade 4

  • Wide stretches, double stop fills, string bends
  • Major and natural minor scales, major and minor pentatonic scales, Blues scales in two fingering positions, major, minor and dominant 7th arpeggios and chords
  • Playback and performance skills

Purchase Options

The digital version includes the book (PDF format), all tracks and supporting tests. 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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Guitar Grade 4 features:

  • Eight iconic rock tracks
  • Standard Guitar Notation
  • Choose three pieces from Rockschool Classics to play in your Grade Exam or five 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 Guitar Grade 4 repertoire:

  • Metallica - "For Whom The Bell Tolls"
  • Thin Lizzy - "The Boys Are Back In Town"
  • Razorlight - "Before I Fall To Pieces"
  • Oasis - "Don't Look Back In Anger"
  • Eric Clapton - "Edge Of Darkness"
  • Black Sabbath - "Iron Man"
  • AC/DC - "Whole Lotta Rosie"
  • Joe Satriani - "Ice 9"
Media Sheet Music, Downloads
Arrangement Guitar (GTR)
Catalogue # RSK200072
ISBN 978-1-78936-008-0

There is no errata for this book.


Pages 25-28
For Whom The Bell Tolls - Bars 3 and 5 (p.26) have been updated and the direction "Develop and play an appropriate accompaniment" has been added to bar 20 (p.27). See file: RSK041404R_RockschoolClassics_Guitar_G4_p26_30Jul2015.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 30 July 2015)
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Pages 29-34
Ice 9 - Bars 1 to 5 (p.30) have been updated. See file: RSK041404R_RockschoolClassics_Guitar_G4_p30_30Jul2015.pdf in the _Errata folder of the downloadable content. (Updated 30 July 2015)
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