GCSE Performance Pieces: Guitar

GCSE Performance Pieces: Guitar
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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 Guitar:

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:

The Beatles
Franz Ferdinand
Foo Fighters
The Who
Eric Clapton
Ram Jam
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Steely Dan

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.


  • Back In Black [AC/DC]
  • Black Betty [Ram Jam]
  • Don't Look Back In Anger [Oasis]
  • Hanuman [Rodrigo Y Gabriela]
  • Here, There & Everywhere [The Beatles]
  • Pinball Wizard [The Who]
  • Pretender, The [Foo Fighters]
  • Reelin' In The Years [Steely Dan]
  • Take Me Out [Ferdinand, Franz]
  • Tears In Heaven [Eric Clapton]


Product IDCOBS012973840
Editor/Arranger Ashworth & Andrew Coxon, Brian
Instrumentation Bass Guitar Solo
Publisher Rhinegold Publishing Ltd
Language Eng
Media Book
No of Pages80

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