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A Level Music Year 12

Year 12 I A Level MUSIC (9483)

Term of Study

Topic Covered


Autumn Term

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Set works and Listening skills
  • Composition skills & Development of Composition 1.
  • Recital preparation

On going tutorials to support practical, composition and Listening work.

Spring Term

  • Set work consolidation and development of understanding through practice questions.
  • Composition skills & Development of Composition 2
  • Recital performance

Listening exam: May/June 2019

Recital: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March 2019

Summer Term

  • Preparatory work for Components 3, 4 & 5 of Year 2.



Component 1: Listening Exam (100 Marks)

1st Mock Listening Exam: Friday 18th January 2019 (2pm until 3:30pm)

2nd Mock Listening Exam: Friday 29th March 2019 (2pm until 3:30pm)

Listening Exam: June 2019

Component 2: Element 1 Recitals (60 Marks)

Recital Programme: Friday 26th October 2018

Mock Recital: Thursday 10th January 2019

Actual Recital: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March 2019

(Remember- This performance should be between 6-10 minutes)

Component 2: Element 2 Compositions (40 Marks)

Composition 1: To be completed and submitted by Friday 21st December 2018

Composition 2: To be completed and submitted by Friday 8th March 2019

(Remember- Both your compositions should be written for contrasting instruments and be a total of 1-2 minutes each)Year 12 Key Dates: Coursework/Mock Exams/Exams

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