A Level Eduqas Music Practice Exercises for Listening: The Western Classical Tradition

A Level Eduqas Music Practice Exercises for Listening: The Western Classical Tradition

Covers Eduqas’s musical elements:

  • structure
  • tonality
  • texture
  • melody
  • sonority
  • harmonic language
  • tempo, metre and rhythm
  • dynamics

Essential packs prepare students for Section 1 of the Appraising exam. Students can’t know what music will come up in the exam, but they can have all of the analytical tools at their disposal!

Each resource contains 10 sets of exercises packed with practice on Eduqas’s Areas of Study that gradually build in difficulty:

  1. Start with warm-up exercises to build confidence
  2. Proceed to longer-answer questions to improve technique
  3. Progress naturally to exam-style questions to apply knowledge

As students work through each of the carefully structured tasks they will:

  • revise key terminology
  • listen to music analytically
  • improve their aural skills
  • draw links between works

Answers to all questions provided – easy to set and quick to mark!

Area of Study A: The Western Classical Tradition

(The Development of the Symphony 1750–1900)

Compulsory practice for compulsory Area of Study A! Indulge in examples from across the Classical and Romantic eras. From Schubert and Mozart to Brahms and Berlioz – students will encounter the elegant evolution of the symphony over time.

The questions are accurately exam-based reflecting real exam situation and well structured… There is a nice variety of activity types clearly mirroring Eduqas exam methodology. Very good score based questions with clarity and depth… The technical design of the resource is clearly well thought out and the author has consolidated the key elements of the symphonic music in the selected examples of wider music by delivering preparation type questions before the score analysis questions. This breaks down and categorises the learning effectively… The author clearly has great subject knowledge and flair for writing clearly and with concise detail and has created a very strong learning resource… I would most definitely use this resource in my Eduqas A level curriculum. – R Brown, Teacher & Expert Reviewer

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £44
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