Edexcel A2 Music Study Guide: Edexcel

Edexcel A2 Music Study Guide: Edexcel

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This study guide includes: Detailed analysis of all the set works, providing a clear and concise outline of the key features of each work and its musical context, with practice questions to help you check you have understood the information given Advice on how to improve your analytical writing about music Sample essay questions to use for practice Tips on how to hone your listening skills and develop your aural awareness In-depth guidance on the requirements of the Composition and Technical Study unit, with information on genres, instrumentation and how to develop your ideas Advice on how to tackle Extended Performance A comprehensive glossary explaining all the technical musical terms you will need to know
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Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 210 x 294 x 10mm | 439.98g
  • Rhinegold Education
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 1780384947
  • 9781780384948
  • 626,700

Table of contents

Introduction Unit 4: Extended Performance Unit 5: Composition and Technical Study Unit 6: Further Musical Understanding: Set works for examination in 2013 - Instrumental music, Applied music; Set works for examination in 2014 - Instrumental music, Applied music Glossary Elements of Music Index of Works
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Review quote

'This is an impressive package, combining real-world examples with insightful and well-written analysis. The book is packed with useful hints and tips for exam success, as well as musical trivia to inspire and interest all who read it.' Ben England, Head of Music, The Grange School and Sports College, Advanced Skills Teacher for Music in South Gloucestershire
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Author information

Paul Terry has taught music from primary to postgraduate level. He was a music examiner for nearly 30 years and has worked as a consultant for several examination boards. He also served as a member of the Secondary Examinations Council and its successor the Schools Examinations and Assessment Council. He was chief examiner for the Oxford and Cambridge Schools Examinations Board (now part of OCR) and he was chief examiner for London Examinations (now part of Edexcel). Paul has co-authored with David Bowman many books in support of A-level music for Rhinegold Education, as well as Aural Matters, Aural Matters in Practice and Listening Matters published by Schott. He has also written Musicals in Focus for Rhinegold Education, and is co-author with William Lloyd of Music in Sequence, Classics in Sequence, Rock in Sequence, and Rehearse, Direct and Play, published by Musonix Publishing. David Bowman was for 20 years director of music at Ampleforth College and was a chief examiner for the University of London Schools Examination Board (now Edexcel) from 1982 to 1998. He now spends more time with his family, horses and dogs. David's publications include the London Anthology of Music (University of London Schools Examinations Board), Sound Matters (co-authored with Bruce Cole, published by Schott), Analysis Matters (two volumes, published by Rhinegold) and many analytical articles for Music Teacher. He is a contributor to the Collins Classical Music Encyclopedia, edited by Stanley Sadie, and is the author of the Rhinegold Dictionary of Music in Sound.
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