Student Guide to Accompanied Vocal Music 1900-1945 for A2 OCR Music

Student Guide to Accompanied Vocal Music 1900-1945 for A2 OCR Music

Take the anxiety out of the listening exam and familiarise your class with this potentially intimidating topic. Students will gain the confidence to ace Section A by working through this thorough, focused and carefully structured guide.

Build knowledge with an accessible introduction, key musical features, examples of important works and composers, and engaging listening activities for:

  1. Art Song
  2. Opera
  3. Oratorio and Cantata
  4. Musical Theatre

Extensive assessment advice and practice to ensure students are exam-ready:

  • Clear, directed guidance on how to spend preparation time and plan answers, with useful checklists to use when listening
  • Revision tips show exactly how to prepare, and quick-fire questions test learning
  • A wealth of suggested pieces to refer to in comparison questions
  • Build up to the exam with five detailed ‘case studies’ – the combination of consolidation questions and exam-style questions, with model answers for both, makes for perfect preparation!

Plus! Vocal music glossary gives succinct definitions of key terms

“A first class resource… I would recommend it very highly. It will be a real help for teachers and students to support learning and preparation for this unit… A treasure-trove of information and advice on how to revise and prepare for the exam. This is seriously valuable… Excellent advice, sensibly written, in a calm and friendly professional manner… One of the best I have seen from Zig Zag.” – S Lloyd-Jones, Examiner and Independent Reviewer

Price is £54 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
Click here for full details and to order.


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