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Music AS/A2 Level (Modular) at Anglo European School

Course description

The course demands performing, composing, listening and analytical skills in almost equal measure. You will improve your skills in performing and compose in a range of styles. It is essential that you can read music – treble and bass clef and have a good understanding of music theory.

Course content

AS Course:


Unit One Performance

Solo Performances – Total 5-6 minutes.


Unit Two Developing Musical Ideas

15 hour set brief composition.

Questions related to your composition.


Unit Three Listening and Understanding

45 minute listening examination.

2 Essay questions on set works.

Harmonisation SATB of Bach chorale.


A2 Course:


Unit Four Extended Performance

12-15 minute recital.


Unit Five Composition and Technical Study

3 minute composition – Following set brief.

Baroque 2 part.

SATB Chorale.

Popular Song.


Unit Six Further Musical Understanding

Further essay questions on set works.

Listening examination

Entry requirements

Grade B or higher in GCSE Music.

Strong interest in performance and composition.

Students should be able to read music and play an instrument.


Unit 1: 30% AS/15% A2.

Unit 2: 30% AS/15% A2.

Unit 3: 40% A2/20% A2.


Unit 4: 15% A2.

Unit 5: 15% A2.

Unit 6: 20% A2.

Future opportunities


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Anglo European School directly.

Last updated date: 19 May 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years