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Our Guitar books are written with all guitarists in mind, containing the different styles and techniques you need to improve and develop as a musician. Each book contains 6 Performance Pieces with standard notation and TAB, plus CD with full mixes and backing tracks. Our Gurus guide is prepped with hints and tips to help you along the way.

2012-2018 Guitar Books

The 2012-2018 Guitar Grade Books were released in May 2012 and contain some great new features to make your Grade Exam easier to navigate. To view the books in full use the links in the table below.

2012-2018 Guitar Grade Books

BookSyllabusCatalogue Number
Guitar, Debut (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051201
Guitar, Grade 1 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051202
Guitar, Grade 2 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051203
Guitar, Grade 3 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051204
Guitar, Grade 4 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051205
Guitar, Grade 5 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051206
Guitar, Grade 6 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051207
Guitar, Grade 7 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051208
Guitar, Grade 8 (includes CD) 2012-2018 RSK051209

2012-2018 Guitar Companion Guide

Improve Exam Performance
Perfect for teachers and students the Rockschool 2012-2018 Guitar Companion Guide features over 200 'unseen' test examples that cover every grade from Debut-8. The Companion Guide contains 3 CD’s worth of audio so you’ll be able to get every aspect of your Guitar exam nailed. If you want to improve your exam performance, this is the book for you.

Use the Guitar Companion Guide alongside your Rockschool Grade Book to improve exam performance and technical ability.

BookSyllabusCatalogue Number
Guitar Companion Guide, Debut - Grade 8 (includes 3 CDs) 2012-2018 RSK111201

2012-2018 Guitar Technical Handbook

Every Scale, Chord, Arpeggio and Riff in One Book!
Perfect for teachers and students the Rockschool 2012-2018 Guitar Technical Handbook features every riff, scale, arpeggio and chord you need to complete your Guitar Grade Exam (Grades Debut-8). The Technical Handbook contains an audio CD so you’ll be able to nail the technical exercises in your exam as well as improve your technical ability at home. 

Use the Guitar Technical Handbook alongside your Rockschool Grade Book to improve exam performance and technical ability.

BookSyllabusCatalogue Number
Guitar Technical Handbook, Debut - Grade 8 (includes audio CD) 2012-2018 RSK111204

Hot Rock Guitar

Perfect for Free Choice Pieces
The Hot Rock series was specially created to give candidates a choice of free choice piecesfor Guitar Grades 1 to 3. Each book has the full transcriptions plus edited exam pieces for each track. Each piece also has a fact file, walkthrough and recommended listening. This series is perfect for grades, GCSE music and playing for fun.

The Hot Rock Guitar books can be used with either of our syllabuses.

BookCatalogue Number
Hot Rock Guitar Grade 1 (includes 2 CDs) RSK021101
Hot Rock Guitar Grade 2 (includes 2 CDs) RSK021102
Hot Rock Guitar Grade 3 (includes 2 CDs) RSK021103


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