AS 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%)
AS Historical and Analytical (30%)
Aural extract of 1700 - 1830 orchestral repertoire (10%)
Set works 3 Jazz, 3 classical repertoire (20%)
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 performance as 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.
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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