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.
The AQA GCSE Music Study Guide is a definitive study guide for the 'reformed' GCSE (9-1) specification. Written by experts, this comprehensive guide covers all components of the GCSE; 'Performing', 'Composing' and 'Understanding Music'. This edition contains full coverage of the study pieces for all four areas of study, gives background information and advice on answering questions on ‘unfamiliar’ repertoire, offers comprehensive support for 'Composing' tasks, gives advice on how to tackle 'Performing', explains what to expect in the exam and introduces the musical language, elements and contexts that AQA expects students to know.
AQA AS Music Revision Guide outlines the information you need to know for the written exam (Appraising music) for your AS Level Music. This is for exams first teaching 2016 onwards. It includes: - The key terms, elements of music and stylistic features you are expected to know for each Area of Study - Notes on the set works for AoS1: Western Classical music 1650-1910 - Advice and practice questions to work through during your revision time - Answers to help you check your work - A glossary of the technical terms you need to know
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 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 presents all the key information you will need to know for the Listening and Appraising exam of the 9-1 specification. It includes: - Top ten revision tips - Notes on the elements of music - Sections on each of the main topics in Areas of Study 2, 3, 4 and 5 - Crosswords, quizzes and questions - A glossary of the technical terms you will need to learn
The Edexcel A Level Music Revision Guide presents all of the key information you will need to know for the written exam (Component 3 – Appraising) of the 2016 A Level specification - For exams 2018 onwards. It includes: - The most important facts about each of the A Level set works - Extensive practice for the main essay question in the exam (Section B, essay 2), including sample answers and ‘examiner’s points’ - Top tips for preparing for the exam - A guide to the terminology you will need to know, to help you prepare for questions on the set works and ‘unfamiliar’ works
The Edexcel A2 Revision Guide, 3rd Edition, is designed to prepare you fully for Section B of your final A2 Music exam - For exams from 2015-2017. Written in a clear and concise manner by an experienced examiner and teacher, this guide 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, giving you the edge you need to achieve a better grade. Author Alistair Wightman read Music at Oxford and then York University, has worked in primary, secondary and further education, and is a freelance teacher and writer, as well as principal examiner in history and analysis in A-level music.
"This revision guide presents all of the key information that you will need to know for your written exam. Without going into unnecessary detail, it includes: A revision section on the elements of music The most important facts about all of the topics in Area of Study 2, 3 and 4 Revision tips that will help you to prepare for the exam with confidence Test yourself questions that allow you to check your knowledge Listening suggestions that will help you to remain focused on the importance of listening in the exam A comprehensive glossary that you can use to check you understand the key terms. This revision guide has been written by an experienced teacher and examiner in a concise and friendly manner. It will help you to achieve the best results possible. Alan Charlton is a freelance composer. He was awarded the first ever PhD in Composition from Bristol University in 1997 and was the first Eileen Norris Fellow in Composition at Bedford School (1999-2002). He was head of music technology at Bedford School from 2000- 2009 and is also an examiner for Edexcel. Supporting Material The music discussed in this book is accompanied by Spotify and iTunes playlists. Click here for a short help document that explains the difference between the two applications and tells you how to download and use each programme. The Spotify playlist can be downloaded from this link: OCR GCSE Music Revision Guide"