This definitive revision guide is designed to help students to prepare for the Listening and Analysing paper (Component 3) and the Extended Response Question (Component 4) of the Edexcel AS Level Music Technology course – Suitable for exams 2018 onwards. Presented in a clear and approachable format, this guide contains a concise guide to the recording and production techniques you need to know, and an essential overview of the key features associated with each genre of popular music. Included, too, are practice questions and useful tips on producing, model answers with a helpful marking scheme, and a comprehensive glossary of key technical terms; Everything you need to fully prepare for your exam!
This revision guide is designed to prepare you fully for your Edexcel AS Music Technology exam. Written in a clear and concise manner by two experienced examiners, this guide will help you to understand how the exam works, what examiners are looking for and how marks are awarded, so you can fulfil your potential in the exam.
Edexcel AS and A Level Music Technology Study Guide is a a definitive study guide for the AS and A Level syllabuses - For exams First teaching 2017 onwards. This comprehensive guide: - Works through each component with step-by-step guides - Offers tips for producing and for composing, as well as for the exam papers - Includes detail on the history of recording technology and on all relevant genres of music - Contains a clear glossary of all the key terms you need to know for your course
This Revision Guide is designed to prepare you fully for Section B of your final AS Music exam in 2016. Please note that this title will be shipped on the 9th of July 2015. Written in a clear and concise manner by an experienced examiner and teacher, it includes: A summary of the musical terminology you’ll be expected to know for the examA succinct revision section that presents all of the key facts for each set work, broken down into individual segments on the elements of musicSample essay questions, mark schemes and answersHelpful hints on how to improve your own written answers in the examA comprehensive glossaryThis guide will help you to understand how the exam works, how questions are worded and what your examiners are looking for. It will give you the edge you need to achieve a better grade. Please note that due to the extension of Edexcel's specification this edition repeats the content of the 2nd edition which is relevant for the 2016 exams.
2nd Edition - for exams 2010 to 2013. This study guide will tell your students what to expect in the exam, what they need to know, and how to present their answers. It also illustrates how to transcribe, arrange and sequence a song - whether recreating the original or how to make their own version. Special features include: - How to use sequencing software to create MIDI files and integrate live recordings - A guide to popular music styles since 1910, including blues, rock'n'roll, punk and dance - Information about production techniques, MIDI, processing, using effects - A guide to the variety of recording equipment and how to use it to create and mix a professional recording - Full explanations of the different types of microphone and detailed recording techniques for common instruments - Guides to composing music for film and television, electro-acoustic music, and popular songs This Study Guide also illustrates how to transcribe, arrange and sequence a song - recreating the original or making your own version. Your students will also discover what to expect in the exam: what they need to know, how to answer the questions and how to present their answers.
The Edexcel: A2 Revision Guide - 3rd Edition is designed to prepare you fully for Section B of your final A2 Music exam. Written in a clear and concise manner by an experienced examiner and teacher, it includes: An introduction to the exam that explains what you'll be expected to know.A succinct revision section that presents all the key facts for each set work, broken down into individual segments on the elements of music.Sample essay questions, mark schemes and answers.Helpful hints on how to improve your own written answers in the exam.A comprehensive glossary.This guide will help you to understand how the exam works, how questions are worded and what your examiners are looking for. It will give you the edge you need to achieve a better grade. This revision guide is suitable for exams from 2015-2017.
A definitive study guide for the 9–1 GCSE syllabus. This comprehensive guide supports all components of the GCSE: Performing, Composing and Appraising. It covers the full list of Set Works and suggested Wider Listening, provides tests and practice exam questions and includes advice and tips on how to do well in the written paper.
This study guide is designed to support students with the new Edexcel AS and A level Music Technology specifications (from 2017). It contains: comprehensive and easy to follow information on all key topics, advice and guidance on how to approach the assessments and differentiated guidance for the AS and A level qualifications, allowing students to focus on what is important. Components covered: Recording, Technology-based Composition, Listening and Analysing, and Producing and Analysing.
This practical music technology workbook enables students and teachers to get the best possible results with the available equipment. The workbook provides step-by-step activities for classroom-based and independent project work, covering the skills and techniques used in modern music production. All are related to specific areas of the GCSE, AS/A2 and BTEC curricula. The activities are supplemented with basic concepts, hints and tips on techniques, productions skills and system optimisation to give students the best possible chance of passing or improving their grade. The book is includes screenshots throughout from a variety of software including Cubasis, Cubase SX, Logic and Reason, though all activities are software- and platform-independent. * A unique resource tailored for Edexcel AS/A2 Music Technology and GCSE Music. Also suitable for BTEC and other introductory courses. * Designed as both a student guide for project work and independent study and a time-saving resource for teachers.