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RGT - Classical Guitar Playing, Grade 8

By Tony Skinner, Raymond Burley and Amanda Cook

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Guitar (Classical) - Intermediate-Advanced
Composed by Tony Skinner, Raymond Burley and Amanda Cook. Saddle-stitched, Methods. Classic. Book. 40 pages. Published by Registry of Guitar Tutors (MB.9781905908189).

Item Number: MB.9781905908189

ISBN 9781905908189. Classic. 8.25 x 11.75 inches.

This handbook is the final volume in a series, compiled by the Registry Of Guitar Tutors that forms an expertly structured and comprehensive method of studying classical guitar. This handbook covers all the sections of the London College of Music Grade Eight classical guitar examination including: all the set pieces; all scales, arpeggios and chords; sight reading; ear tests; and spoken tests. In addition, there are useful performance tips for all the pieces as well as essential advice on preparing for the examination - enabling you to study for an internationally recognized qualification. Even if you do not intend to take an examination, studying this handbook will help you to: learn appealing and inspiring pieces from a wide range of styles and periods; improve your sight reading and aural abilities so that you can learn new pieces more easily; develop your technical ability and musical understanding and so achieve your full potential as a guitarist. This volume includes attractive pieces by a wide range of composers including Bach, Scarlatti, Carulli, Giuliani and Tarrega, as well as John William's solo version of Cavatina and Julian Bream's edition of Walton's Bagatelle No.2 - making it superb value-for-money and an ideal learning resource for those who wish to extend their musical range and improve their playing to a high level.