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Music GCSE at Firth Park Academy

Course content

There are four main areas:

Coursework composing 25% of total

You will have to write two pieces of music based on the areas of study - one must be from Music for Special Events. This will include the use of computers and the recording studio.

Coursework performing 25 % of total

You will have to perform on your own and as part of a group. This will be assessed at various stages.

Integrated Assignment 25% of total

You will have to compose and record a piece based on an assignment, set by the exam board. These are taken from:

Music for film

Music for dance

Orchestral landmarks

Pop music from 1960

Listening and Appraising Test 25% of total

During the 2 year course you will listen to and learn about a v ariety of musical styles. There is a written listening exam paper a t the end of the course.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 02 October 2016

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