A2 Level : Music at English Martyrs Catholic School
AS & A2 Performing (40%)
Solo recital (33%)
Viva Voce, an understanding discussion with an external examiner (7%)
AS & A2 Composing (30%)
8 Harmony exercises, one in test conditions (15%)
Notated composition for four or more instruments (15%)
A2 Historial and Analytical (30%)
Aural extract of accompanied vocal music 1900 - 1945 (13%)
3 set works of classical repertoire (17%)
Performance standard of at least grade 5 or equivalent. Candidates must be able to prove that their performance ability is of the standard required.
Theory level of working towards grade 5
All performances are assessed by a visiting examiner
All exercises and compositions are coursework and will be internally assessed and externally moderated
History units are examined by written examination and assessed externally.
Exam Board: OCR
Music is very good as a subject for any student considering work in the Media, Theatre, Education, Music Therapy, Caring professions. It is viewed by Universities as a strong academic subject.
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