Rockschool Drums - Grade 6

Books and Digital Audio | Drums

Publisher: Rockschool Ltd.
Format: Books | Instrumental Tutor

Key Features at Grade 6

  • Time signature changes, Bass Drum doubles, Polyrhythms, 6/8 Trip Hop Groove
  • Single and double strokes, paradiddles, ratamacues, rolls, Stylistic Studies
  • Playback skills

Rockschool 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.

Drums Syllabus Features

  • 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
  • Online audio 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).

ISBN: 9781908920249
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 01 May 2012
Language: English
Catalogue No: RSK051225

        Rockschool Drums - Grade 6 (2012-2018) reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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        Scores 8.0 out of 10 based on 3 reviews
        5 out of 10


        London GB Purchased for child
        Book OK
        Should include Disc as previous books did.
        Confirmed purchase: 24 August 2016
        Published on: 14 October 2016
        9 out of 10


        Maidenhead GB
        The style of each piece is explained well and the layout and printing of the book is of a good quality.
        As far as we know there are no bad points.
        Confirmed purchase: 31 January 2014
        Published on: 21 June 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

        Nice mix of styles but I am not yet convinced by the change in technical exercises and technique solos compared to tyehe 2006 to 2012 edition. Some of the pieces eg 'Mohair' and 'Pop it in the ToP' require page turns. Yes, you have to do this in real life playing but ...
        Anonymous - (Musselburgh, United Kingdom)
        This is by far the most complete "sheet music with backing tracks" based method for learning and teaching drums. Thanks to Rockschool for publishing great pedagogic resources and to Musicroom for being a 100% reliable seller with A+ customer service! (Purchased Rockschool Drums Grades 1 - 8)
        Anonymous - (Cali, Colombia (South America))

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