Student Guide to The Concerto Through Time for GCSE OCR Music

Student Guide to The Concerto Through Time for GCSE OCR Music


GCSE OCR Concerto Through Time Study Guide

Give your class all the knowledge,
skills and practice they need
for AoS2 with this targeted and flexible study guide. By
exploring the historical context of the concerto, discovering
variation in musical elements, and applying knowledge to
activities and exam-style questions, students will be completely
familiar with the Area of Study!

Two complementary approachesIntroduce general contextual information, then
delve deeper into each subtopic

  • Study historical influences, key characteristics and
    important composers
  • Essential for genre-based questions

Build analytical skills by focusing on each musical

  • Key concepts explained in relation to suggested repertoire
  • Linked to OCR’s language for learning

Regular analysis activities with answers help
students actively apply their new understanding and engage with
the music – and annotated musical examples,
listening links & key term
support learning throughout.

Perfect exam preparation

  • Boost retention with 1-page revision summary
    and comprehensive glossary
  • Prepare for the listening paper with 3 sets of practice
    exam-style questions and answers

Musical elements covered:

  • Pitch & Melody
    Including repetition, sequence & imitation;
    ornamentation; plus melodic transcription
  • Harmony & Tonality
  • Structure, Phrasing & Cadences
  • Instruments & Timbre
  • Texture
  • Rhythm & Metre and Tempo
  • Dynamics, Expression & Articulation
 ‘This is an excellent, detailed resource for teaching this new Area of Study, with lots of good examples and activities… … The level of analysis is very detailed. The examples given are good. It gives good background and contextual information.’ – N Squires, Music Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £69 — 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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