Guitar Companion Guide

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Want to improve your exam performance, or need extra study materials for your students? The 2012–2018 Guitar Companion Guide book features over 200 ‘unseen' test examples that cover all the material at every grade, from Debut–8. Three audio CDs are included with the book.

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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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The Guitar Companion Guide features examples from the following tests:

  • Sight Reading (Debut–5): 36 examples
  • Improvisation And Interpretation (Grades 1–5): 36 examples
  • Ear Tests (Debut–Grade 8): 98 examples for both melodic and harmonic recall
  • Quick Study Pieces (Grades 6–8): 18 example pieces in various styles from metal to Latin
  • General Musicianship Questions (Debut–Grade 8): 45 example questions
Media Book
Catalogue # RSK111201
ISBN 9781908920287

There is no errata for this book.

For the 2012-2018 Syllabus, we've combined 20 years of experience in rock and pop music education with some of the most sought-after session musicians to ensure our tunes are the most authentic on offer. We've listened to all your suggestions, critiques and improvements to compile our best syllabus yet.

  • By R. Engvikson on 31 July 2013
    5.00 out of 5

    Great customer service, initial book sent out, had printing error, with some pages missing, some duplicated. But they replaced for me immediately. Would definitely use again. Cheers :)

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  • By Teasing Pe on 4 April 2013
    5.00 out of 5

    Brilliant book. Great service. Improved since last published. great idea putting dial settings in. Lots of top tips and advice. good value!!

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