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Rockschool Drums - Grade 8 (2012-2018)

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Rockschool Drums - Grade 8 (2012-2018)



Rockschool Drums Grade 8 builds upon its 21 years of unrivalled experience in rock and pop examination by bringing you the 2012-2018 Syllabus.

For this latest Syllabus, Rockschool have employed some of the most sought after professional musicians to ensure that their tunes are the most authentic on offer.

Features at Grade 8

*Double bass drum

*Advanced stylistic grooves

*Complex time signature changes and syncopation

*Single strokes developed

*Alternative paradiddle-diddles

Swiss Army triplet


*Single and double triple ratamacue


*Stylistic Studies

*Playback skills

*Solo and Improvisation passages, Ghost snare, rim shot, riding on the toms

*Single and double strokes, paradiddles, Flams and ruffs, hands and feet patterns

*Playback skills

*Plot your stylistic specialism - follow your preferred style up through the grades

*6 Performance pieces, 6 varying styles

*Fact files - band and artist background information with recommended further listening

*Walkthroughs - Hints and Tips on the tricky sections of the songs

*Standard Notation

*CD with full mixes & backing tracks (click & non-click)

*Free Choice Element – You can select 2 free choice pieces in your exam

All Rockschool grades are fully accredited throughout the UK by the qualifications regulators of England (OfQual) Wales (DCELLS) Northern Ireland (CCEA) AND Scotland (SQA Accreditation).

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Manufacturer Rockshool

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