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Music at Fakenham Academy (College)

Course description

In AS Unit 1 (Performing) you will perform a recital of 5-6 minutes in length. The recital can include both solos and ensembles (up to 5 people) and cam be performed on different instruments if necessary. In AS Unit 2 (Composing) you choose one composition brief from 4. AS Unit 3 (Written Exam) is in 3 sections: Listening, Investigating musical styles and Understanding chords and lines.

In A2 Unit 4 (Extended Performance) is similar to unit one but the recital must ne between 12-15 minutes long and of a higher playing standard (at least grade 6). A2 Unit 5 (Composition and Harmony) has 2 sections: composition and harmony. You must complete 2 tasks in this unit either one from each section or two from one section. A2 Unit 6 (Written Exam) is in two sections: Aural analysis, Music in Context and Continuity and change in instrumental music.

Entry requirements

You must be able to read music competently, be receiving instrumental tuition and be at least Grade 5 standard.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Fakenham Academy (College) directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years