Rhinegold Education: GCSE Performance Pieces - Drums

Books and CDs | Drums

Publisher: Rhinegold Education
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album

The GCSE Performance Pieces series provides exciting contemporary repertoire levelled specifically for GCSE performance examinations, accompanied by expert commentary to help your students prepare and achieve their potential with material they really want to play. Each book has been compiled by an experienced instrumental teacher/examiner, and overseen by our Series Editor, Andrew Coxon, who is a senior GCSE examiner and an experienced classroom teacher. The songs have been carefully chosen to provide students with the best opportunity to show off their instrument and skills, with a broad range of artists and styles to choose from.

This book for Drums:

  • is suitable for all exam boards
  • contains ten songs with a range of difficulty appropriate for GCSE level
  • is accompanied by a CD of professionally recorded backing tracks

It includes songs by:

  • Oasis
  • Bon Jovi
  • Franz Ferdinand
  • Queens of the Stone Age
  • The Beatles
  • Sam & Dave
  • Foo Fighters
  • Metallica
  • The Killers
  • Wolfmother

A YouTube playlist has been created containing all the songs in the book, along with additional suggested listening such as interesting cover versions or other songs for cultural context, allowing the student to explore ideas for their own interpretation.

ISBN: 9781780386423
Published on: 29 October 2012
No of pages: 64
Language: English
Catalogue No: RHG540

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        Hadleigh, Essex GB pro drummer and teacher.
        Good pieces if students enjoy rock style
        Choice of styles ,very narrow.needs to offer a broader range of styles /genres.
        Confirmed purchase: 29 November 2013
        Published on: 25 June 2014