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AQA GCSE Music


Download as a zipped file. Audio tracks in mp3 format – questions and mark schemes in pdf. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used).

To see some sample pages from these GCSE publications, please click HERE.

AQA Music GCSE - Western Classical 1650+
AQA Music GCSE - Western Classical 1650+
This pack has eight complete practice questions with mark schemes and audio tracks relating to Area of Study 1 of the AQA 2016 GCSE specs. Questions are presented in the same format used in the AQA specimen paper. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

Errata: `Popular Music` and `Classical Music 1910+` we have corrected some errors in the questions.

If you purchased these publications before November 2016, please click HERE to download the corrections.

AQA Music GCSE - Popular Music
AQA Music GCSE - Popular Music
Broadway musicals . . . rock music of the 60`s and 70`s . . . present day pop and film music are all covered in this pack. Eight complete sets of questions with audio tracks and full mark schemes. Use for revision or practice questions. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

 Click HERE for download help

AQA Music GCSE - Traditional Music
AQA Music GCSE - Traditional Music
All of AQA`s specified styles and genres of Traditional Music are covered in this pack. There are eight sets of questions plus audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes and some extra attention to staff notation and aural exercises, in line with the general trend of the new specifications. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

AQA Music GCSE - Classical Music 1910+
AQA Music GCSE - Classical Music 1910+
Eight complete sets of questions - can be used as a focus for a lesson plan or practice questions. Several questions are expanded to 16 - 20 marks, so more comprehensive than those in the AQA accredited specimen paper. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these GCSE publications, please click HERE.

 


AQA GCSE Music Practice Papers

AQA GCSE Music - Practice Paper 1
AQA GCSE Music - Practice Paper 1
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the AQA 2016 GCSE Specimen Paper and covering ALL Areas of Study. Includes question papers, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the Section B set works are included in this paper. Download straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats). Payments processed through PayPal - any debit or credit card can be used.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA GCSE Music - Practice Paper 2
AQA GCSE Music - Practice Paper 2
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the AQA 2016 GCSE Specimen Paper and covering ALL Areas of Study. Includes question papers, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the Section B set works are included in this paper. Download straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats). Payments processed through PayPal - any debit or credit card can be used.
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these GCSE level Practice Papers, please click HERE.

AQA GCSE Music - Practice Paper 3
AQA GCSE Music - Practice Paper 3
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the AQA 2016 GCSE Specimen Paper and covering ALL Areas of Study. Includes question papers, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the Section B set works are included in this paper. Download straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats). Payments processed through PayPal - any debit or credit card can be used.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help



“Aural for A level and GCSE”: score based practice questions – aural and dictation. `Identify the cadence in bar 8` –  `Complete the melody in bar 2` – `Tick the correct rhythm` – `Modulation to which key?` – `Identify the chords` – `Tierce de Picardie / Neapolitan sixth?` Please click HERE for further information and to download.


“Music in Context”:  What is it? Who composed it? When? Stylistic features? Useful for all `context` teaching and learning at GCSE, A level and KS3. ALSO when you need to quickly locate an example of a concerto grosso . . a canon . . a piece in binary form . . an example of minimalism . . a madrigal . . Sprechstimme . . a development section . . etc. Over 100 extracts of music, carefully chosen to cover a wide range of genres and stylistic and compositional features from 1550 to 2000. Full contents listings and a comprehensive index. ALSO . . teaching / revision bullet points and questions (with answers) for each track. Click HERE for more information and to download.


“Composing for GCSE and A level”:  Composing projects, tasks and graded exercises. Over 250 A4 pages in ‘Word’ .doc format (so you can edit and redraft worksheets to your own requirements) and in .pdf format (`Adobe Acrobat`) plus many exercises in `Sibelius` and MIDI file format and 200+ audio tracks in mpeg4 format (`iTunes` and `Quicktime`).

“Composing Briefs and Stylistic Techniques”:  a compilation of all of our existing resources, covering areas which relate to aspects of the `Composing to a Brief` units. This type of unit features in the new 2016 specifications of all four exam boards,  both at GCSE and A level.  Click HERE for more information about both of these resources and to download.



AQA Music – `AS` level


Listening questions, lesson plans and complete practice papers . . . homework and revision.

To see some sample pages from these AS level publications, please click HERE.

AQA AS level Section A Western Classical - Pack 1
AQA AS level Section A Western Classical - Pack 1
This pack contains TWO complete sets of four questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 1 to 4. You can assemble your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Download as a zipped file. Audio tracks in mp3 format – questions and mark schemes in pdf. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used).

AQA AS level Section A Western Classical - Pack 2
AQA AS level Section A Western Classical - Pack 2
A second pack of TWO complete sets of four questions for Area of study 1: Western Classical Tradition 1650 - 1910. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 1 to 4. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA AS level Section A Question 3 - Dictation
AQA AS level Section A Question 3 - Dictation
A series of 15 practice questions for the Dictation question (Question 3) of the AQA Specimen Paper. There is some grading of difficulty - the first few are quite easy and the later questions present more of a challenge. Most are extracts from Mozart operatic soprano arias and have six `missing` notes (following the example of the AQA specimen paper). Questions, mark schemes and audio tracks all included. First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

AQA AS level Section A - Pop Music
AQA AS level Section A - Pop Music
This pack contains TWO complete sets of four questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 5 to 8. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these AS level publications, please click HERE.

AQA AS level Section A  - Music for Media
AQA AS level Section A - Music for Media
A pack of TWO complete sets of four questions for Area of study 3: Music for Media. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 9 to 12. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

AQA AS level Section A - Music for Theatre
AQA AS level Section A - Music for Theatre
This pack contains TWO complete sets of four questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 13 to 16. You can assemble your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA AS level Section A  - Jazz
AQA AS level Section A - Jazz
A pack of TWO complete sets of four questions for Area of study 5: Jazz. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 17 to 20. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

AQA AS level Section A - Traditional
AQA AS level Section A - Traditional
This pack contains TWO complete sets of four questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 21 to 24. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these AS level publications, please click HERE.

AQA AS level Section B Analysis - Pack 1
AQA AS level Section B Analysis - Pack 1
This pack contains TWO complete sets of two questions (with full scores) using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 25 to 26, (Baroque Concerto and Mozart Operas). You can assemble your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Download as a zipped file. Audio tracks in mp3 format – questions and mark schemes in pdf. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used).

Purcell Trumpet Sonata - Full Score
Purcell Trumpet Sonata - Full Score
This is the full score of all three movements of the Purcell Trumpet Sonata, in both pdf and Sibelius formats.
Price: £4.50

Errata: `AQA AS level Section B Analysis – Pack 2` we have corrected some errors in the questions.

If you purchased these publications before December 2016, please click HERE to download the corrections.

AQA AS level Section B Analysis - Pack 2
AQA AS level Section B Analysis - Pack 2
A second pack of TWO complete sets of two questions (with full scores) for Area of study 1: Western Classical Tradition 1650 - 1910. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section B Questions 25 and 26 (Baroque Concertos and Mozart Opera). You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA AS level Section C - Essays
AQA AS level Section C - Essays
A pack of TWO complete sets of five questions for Areas of study 2 to 6: Section C - Essays. These questions and mark schemes use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section C - Questions 27 to 31, with the same mark allocation of 30 marks. You can also put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these AS level publications, please click HERE.



“Aural for A level and GCSE”: score based practice questions – aural and dictation. `Identify the cadence in bar 8` –  `Complete the melody in bar 2` – `Tick the correct rhythm` – `Modulation to which key?` – `Identify the chords` – `Tierce de Picardie / Neapolitan sixth?` Please click HERE for further information and to download.


“Music in Context”:  What is it? Who composed it? When? Stylistic features? Useful for all `context` teaching and learning at GCSE, A level and KS3. ALSO when you need to quickly locate an example of a concerto grosso . . a canon . . a piece in binary form . . an example of minimalism . . a madrigal . . Sprechstimme . . a development section . . etc. Over 100 extracts of music, carefully chosen to cover a wide range of genres and stylistic and compositional features from 1550 to 2000. Full contents listings and a comprehensive index. ALSO . . teaching / revision bullet points and questions (with answers) for each track. Click HERE for more information and to download.


“Composing for GCSE and A level”:  Composing projects, tasks and graded exercises. Over 250 A4 pages in ‘Word’ .doc format (so you can edit and redraft worksheets to your own requirements) and in .pdf format (`Adobe Acrobat`) plus many exercises in `Sibelius` and MIDI file format and 200+ audio tracks in mpeg4 format (`iTunes` and `Quicktime`).

“Composing Briefs and Stylistic Techniques”:  a compilation of all of our existing resources, covering areas which relate to aspects of the `Composing to a Brief` units. This type of unit features in the new 2016 specifications of all four exam boards,  both at GCSE and A level.  Click HERE for more information about both of these resources and to download.



 AQA Music – `A` level


Listening questions, lesson plans and complete practice papers . . . homework and revision.

To see some sample pages from these A level publications, please click HERE.

AQA A level Section A Western Classical - Pack 1
AQA A level Section A Western Classical - Pack 1
This pack contains TWO complete sets of three questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 1 to 3, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 6 + 10. Can be set as practice questions but could also be used as the central element of a complete lesson plan. You can assemble your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

Download as a zipped file. Audio tracks in mp3 format – questions and mark schemes in pdf. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used).

AQA A level Section A Western Classical - Pack 2
AQA A level Section A Western Classical - Pack 2
A second pack of TWO complete sets of three questions for Area of study 1: Western Classical Tradition 1650 - 1910. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 1 to 3, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 6 + 10. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. You can also put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). Audio tracks and full mark schemes are included and the whole pack can easily and quickly be downloaded straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats).
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA A level Section A Question 2 - Dictation
AQA A level Section A Question 2 - Dictation
A series of 15 practice questions for the Dictation question (Question 2) of the AQA Specimen Paper. There is some grading of difficulty - the first few are quite easy and the later questions present more of a challenge. Extracts are taken from Romantic piano music, following the example of the Specimen Paper and all questions have six `missing` notes. Questions, mark schemes and audio tracks all included. Download as a zipped file in mp3 and pdf formats . . . very suitable for use on school intranet servers for homework tasks, self-study etc.
Price: £9.50

AQA A level Section A - Pop Music
AQA A level Section A - Pop Music
This pack contains TWO complete sets of three questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 4 to 6, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 4 + 10. Can be set as practice questions but could also be used as the central element of a complete lesson plan. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these A level publications, please click HERE.

AQA A level Section A - Music for Media
AQA A level Section A - Music for Media
A pack of TWO complete sets of three questions for Area of study 3: Music for Media. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 7 to 9, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 4 + 10. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. You can also put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). Audio tracks and full mark schemes are included and the whole pack can easily and quickly be downloaded straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats).
Price: £9.50

AQA A level Section A - Music for Theatre
AQA A level Section A - Music for Theatre
This pack contains TWO complete sets of three questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 10 to 12, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 4 + 10. Can be set as practice questions but could also be used as the central element of a complete lesson plan. You can assemble your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA A level Section A - Jazz
AQA A level Section A - Jazz
A pack of TWO complete sets of three questions for Area of study 5: Jazz. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 13 to 15, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 4 + 10. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. You can also put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

AQA A level Section A - Traditional
AQA A level Section A - Traditional
This pack contains TWO complete sets of three questions using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 16 to 18, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 4 + 10. Can be set as practice questions but could also be used as the central element of a complete lesson plan. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these A level publications, please click HERE.

AQA A level Section A - Art Music since 1910
AQA A level Section A - Art Music since 1910
A pack of TWO complete sets of three questions for Area of study 7: Art Music since 1910. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section A Questions 19 to 21, with the same mark allocation of 4 + 4 + 10. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. You can also put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

Download as a zipped file. Audio tracks in mp3 format – questions and mark schemes in pdf. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used).

AQA A level Section B Analysis - Pack 1
AQA A level Section B Analysis - Pack 1
This pack contains TWO complete sets of three questions (with full scores) using the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section B Questions 22 to 24, with the same mark allocation of 17 (Baroque concerto, Mozart operas or 19th century piano music) . Can be set as practice questions but could also be used as the central element of a complete lesson plan. You can assemble your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s).
Price: £9.50

AQA A level Section B Analysis - Pack 2
AQA A level Section B Analysis - Pack 2
A second pack of TWO complete sets of three questions (with full scores) for Area of study 1: Western Classical Tradition 1650 - 1910. These questions use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section B Questions 22 and 24, with the same mark allocation of 17 (Baroque concerto, Mozart opera or 19th century piano music). Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. You can put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). Audio tracks and full mark schemes are included and the whole pack can easily and quickly be downloaded straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats).
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

AQA A level Section C - Essays
AQA A level Section C - Essays
A pack of TWO complete sets of six questions for Areas of study 2 to 7: Section C - Essays. These questions and mark schemes use exactly the same format as the AQA Specimen Paper: Section C - Questions 25 to 30, with the same mark allocation of 30 marks. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. You can also put together your own complete practice paper(s) by combining questions from the packs that are relevant to your option(s). Audio tracks and full mark schemes are included and the whole pack can easily and quickly be downloaded straight from our website in a zip file (mp3 and pdf formats). Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used).
Price: £9.50

To see some sample pages from these A level publications, please click HERE.


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