Music AS & A2/ RSL at Temple Moor High School
You will build upon your Knowledge gained from GCSE through a mainly practical approach. You will work on solo and ensemble performances as well as develop your composing skills and you will expand your analytical skills by listening to and appraising music.
How will I learn?
By performing in an ensemble
By performing as a soloist
By listening to and analysing a variety of set works and other examples of music.
By improvising and developing your own musical ideas
GCSE Grade 6 in Music or Distinction* in vocational. Grade 5 Theory and Instrumental grade.
3 Units must be undertaken
Component One – Appraising Music
Component Two – Performing Music
Component Three – Composing Music
Component 1 – Appraising music (A-level 40%)
A-level two and a half hour paper 120 marks
Component 2 – Performance (A-level 35%) - 50 marks
A-level: perform a minimum of 10 and maximum of 12 minutes.
Component 3 – Composition (A-level 25%) - 50 marks.
Students must compose two pieces: Composition 1 – composition to a brief
Composition 2 – free composition.
Combined composition time of four and a half minutes.
How to apply
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