Guitar Performance – Stage 1, Foundation 2


At Stage 1 Foundation 2 in Guitar Performance Learners will be able to perform pieces to a backing track that are longer than Foundation 1. Technical requirements will require them to demonstrate hammer on and pull offs as well as simple modes. Rhythms will be further developed to include triplets. They will also demonstrate theoretical knowledge of the performance pieces by showing and describing musical terms and directions, where and how they are used. In addition, they will show stage presence through the addition of appropriate body language and awareness of an audience in their performance.


Brit Rock, Soft Rock, Classic Rock, Pop Rock, Country Pop, R ‘n’ B

Technical work

Major, Natural minor, Pentatonic minor, Simple modes


Let ring, Double stops, Hammer on, Pull off, Slides

 Musical Signs

Ties, Accents and Staccato


85 – 120 bpm

 Piece format

Repeats – 1st and 2nd ending, Repeat bars between repeat signs

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Heart & Soul - Sample Track


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