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The Guitar Grade 5 book will prepare you for improvisation, chord inversions, dual-octave arpeggios and more - it focuses in-depth on everything you need to know to pass your Grade 5 exam.

What you'll learn at Grade 5
•Natural harmonics, playing over changes
•Major and Natural Minor, Major and Minor Pentatonic scales, Blues scales, all in two positions
•Major and Minor arpeggios over two octaves. Chords in three inversions
•Playback and performance skills

For Rockschool's 2018-2024 Guitar series, Rockschool have commissioned arrangements of titles reflecting popular music's rich heritage in all its forms and have tailored each piece to make it exactly right for the grade. The arrangements have been written and performed by top session musicians who have worked with some of the biggest names in rock, metal and pop. The tracks were recorded at Real World's acclaimed recording studios and feature live instruments and first rate performances for an unrivalled level of feel, authenticity and musicianship.

•Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
•Average White Band - Pick Up the Pieces
•The Meters - People Say
•Beyonce - Love On Top
•Eminem - Lose Yourself
•AC/DC - Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be
•6 Rockschool Originals

•Band and artist fact files with recommended listening
•In-depth walkthroughs of every track
•Easy-access downloadable audio
•Example tests and exercises
•Amp settings and tone advice for each track

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