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Edexcel 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).

*PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.

Edexcel sample 1
Edexcel sample 1
It`s a free sample question, folks. No strings attached. No need to enter your email. Area of Study 1: Instrumental Music 1700 - 1820. Question 8 - Wider related listening.
Price: £0.00

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

Edexcel Music GCSE - Instrumental Music 1700 - 1820
Edexcel Music GCSE - Instrumental Music 1700 - 1820
This pack has six complete practice questions (three for each of the set works, Bach and Beethoven) with mark schemes and audio tracks relating to Area of Study 1 of the Edexcel 2016 GCSE specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A Questions 1 - 6) and can be used as practice questions or as the basis of a related lesson plan. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

Edexcel Music GCSE - Vocal Music
Edexcel Music GCSE - Vocal Music
`Music for a While` and `Killer Queen` - a pack of six complete practice questions (three for each of the set works) with mark schemes and audio tracks. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A Questions 1 - 6). First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

Edexcel Music GCSE - Music for Stage and Screen
Edexcel Music GCSE - Music for Stage and Screen
This pack has six complete practice questions (three for each of the set works, Schwartz and Williams) with mark schemes and audio tracks relating to Area of Study 3 of the Edexcel accredited 2016 GCSE specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A Questions 1 - 6) and can be used as practice questions or as the basis of a related lesson plan. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

Edexcel Music GCSE - Fusions
Edexcel Music GCSE - Fusions
`Release` and `Samba Em Preludio` - a pack of six complete practice questions (three for each of the set works) with mark schemes and audio tracks. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A Questions 1 - 6) and can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

Edexcel Music GCSE - Dictation (Question 7)
Edexcel Music GCSE - Dictation (Question 7)
A pack of 15 dictation exercises for Question 7 of the Listening examination, mostly presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A Question 7). There is some grading of difficulty - the first few exercises are quite easy and the later questions present more of a challenge. Includes questions, mark schemes and audio extracts. First exam in summer 2018.
Price: £9.50

Edexcel Music GCSE - Unfamiliar Listening (Questions 8 and 9)
Edexcel Music GCSE - Unfamiliar Listening (Questions 8 and 9)
A pack of six practice questions for the two Unfamiliar Listening questions in the Appraising Unit 3 examination, presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A Question 8 and Section B Question 9). There are three practice exercises for each type of question, including full scores*, mark schemes and audio tracks. Three of the six questions in the pack use pieces from the Edexcel suggestions for wider listening. *QUESTION 9 - A COPY OF THE EDEXCEL ANTHOLOGY WILL BE NEEDED TO ACCESS THE FULL SCORES AND (SOME) TRACKS FOR EDEXCEL SET WORKS.
Price: £9.50

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

 


Edexcel GCSE Music Practice Papers

Edexcel GCSE Paper 1
Edexcel GCSE Paper 1
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 GCSE Specimen Paper and covering ALL Areas of Study. Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works or listening related to all set works are included in this paper.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

Edexcel GCSE Paper 2
Edexcel GCSE Paper 2
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 GCSE Specimen Paper and covering ALL Areas of Study. Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works or listening related to all set works are included in this paper.
Price: £9.50

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

Edexcel GCSE Paper 3
Edexcel GCSE Paper 3
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 GCSE Specimen Paper and covering ALL Areas of Study. Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works or listening related to all set works are included in this paper.
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.



Edexcel 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.

Edexcel Music AS level - Vocal Music
Edexcel Music AS level - Vocal Music
This pack has six complete practice `skeleton score` questions (three for each of the set works, Bach and Mozart) with mark schemes and audio tracks relating to the `Vocal Music` area of study for the Edexcel 2016 AS specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3) with 12 marks for each question. There are also comprehensive bullet point notes for each set work, including background information and specific analysis. 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).

*PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.

Click HERE for download help

Edexcel Music AS level - Instrumental Music
Edexcel Music AS level - Instrumental Music
Vivaldi `Concerto in D minor` and Schumann `Piano Trio in G minor`. A pack of six complete practice `skeleton score`questions (three for each set work) with mark schemes and audio tracks. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3) and can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. There are also comprehensive bullet point notes for each set work, including background information and specific analysis. First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Edexcel AS level - Music for Film
Edexcel AS level - Music for Film
Portman `The Duchess` and Elfman `Batman Returns`. A pack of six complete practice `skeleton score`questions (three for each set work) with mark schemes and audio tracks*. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3) with the same 12 mark allocation. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. Download as a zipped file in mp3 and pdf formats - very suitable for use on school intranet servers for homework tasks or revision. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used). *PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.
Price: £9.50

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

Edexcel AS Music - Popular Music + Jazz
Edexcel AS Music - Popular Music + Jazz
Pine `Back In The Day` and Bush `Hounds Of Love`. A pack of six complete practice `skeleton score`questions (three for each set work) with mark schemes and audio tracks*. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3) with the same 12 mark allocation. Questions can be used as the focal point for a lesson plan or for revision at the end of a topic. Download as a zipped file in mp3 and pdf formats - very suitable for use on school intranet servers for homework tasks or revision. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used). *PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.
Price: £9.50

Edexcel Music AS level - Fusions
Edexcel Music AS level - Fusions
This pack has seven complete practice `skeleton score` questions (three for the Debussy set work and four for the Familia Valera) with mark schemes and audio tracks relating to the `Fusions` area of study for the Edexcel 2016 AS specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3). There are also comprehensive bullet point notes for each set work, including background information and specific analysis. First exam in summer 2017.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help


Edexcel Music – `AS` level Practice Papers

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

Edexcel Music AS level - Practice Paper 1
Edexcel Music AS level - Practice Paper 1
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 AS Specimen Paper. ALL Areas of Study are covered in this paper (Debussy, Mozart, Porter, Vivaldi, Bush, Familia Valera). Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works are covered over the set of three papers. 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

Edexcel Music AS level - Practice Paper 2
Edexcel Music AS level - Practice Paper 2
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 AS Specimen Paper. ALL Areas of Study are covered in this paper (Vivaldi, Familia Valera, Pine, Bach, Schumann, Cage). Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works are covered over the set of three papers. 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 AS level practice papers, please click HERE.

Edexcel Music AS level - Practice Paper 3
Edexcel Music AS level - Practice Paper 3
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 AS Specimen Paper. ALL Areas of Study are covered in this paper (Bach, Schumann, Saariaho, Mozart, Elfmann, Debussy). Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works are covered over the set of three papers. 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.



 Edexcel Music – `A` level


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

Edexcel Music A level - Vaughan Williams + Berlioz
Edexcel Music A level - Vaughan Williams + Berlioz
This pack has six complete practice `skeleton score` questions (three for each composer) with mark schemes and audio tracks* relating to the `Instrumental` and `Vocal` areas of study for the Edexcel accredited 2016 A level specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3). Can be used as practice questions or as the basis of a related lesson plan. Download the pack as a zipped file in mp3 and pdf formats - very suitable for use on school intranet servers for homework tasks, self-study etc. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used). *PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

Edexcel Music A level - Herrmann + The Beatles
Edexcel Music A level - Herrmann + The Beatles
This pack has six complete practice `skeleton score` questions (three for each composer) with mark schemes and audio tracks* relating to the `Film` and `Popular / Jazz` areas of study for the Edexcel accredited 2016 A level specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3). These can be used as the basis of a related lesson plan or for end-of-unit revision questions. Download the pack as a zipped file in mp3 and pdf formats - very suitable for use on school intranet servers for homework tasks, self-study etc. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used). *PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.
Price: £9.50

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

Edexcel Music A level - Shankar + Stravinsky
Edexcel Music A level - Shankar + Stravinsky
This pack has six complete practice `skeleton score` questions (three for each composer) with mark schemes and audio tracks* relating to the `Fusions` and `New Directions` areas of study for the Edexcel accredited 2016 A level specification. The questions are presented in the same format used in the board`s specimen paper (Section A: Questions 1 - 3). They can be used for revision, as practice questions or as the basis of a related lesson plan. Download the pack as a zipped file in mp3 and pdf formats - very suitable for use on school intranet servers for homework tasks, self-study etc. Payments processed through PayPal (any debit or credit card can be used). *PLEASE NOTE THAT AUDIO EXTRACTS IN OUR EDEXCEL PUBLICATIONS MAY (FOR COPYRIGHT REASONS) DIFFER FROM THOSE USED BY THE BOARD IN THE `OFFICIAL` ANTHOLOGY CD. BAR NUMBERS AND/OR TRACK TIMINGS ARE ALWAYS GIVEN IN OUR MARK SCHEMES.
Price: £9.50

Click HERE for download help

Edexcel Music A level - Practice Paper 1
Edexcel Music A level - Practice Paper 1
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 A level Specimen Paper. Five Areas of Study are covered in this paper - Beatles, Elfman, Stravinsky, Instrumental Music (Q5) Vaughan Williams, Herrmann and Pine (Q6). Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works are covered over the set of three papers. 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

Edexcel Music A level - Practice Paper 2
Edexcel Music A level - Practice Paper 2
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 A level Specimen Paper. Five Areas of Study are covered in this paper - Shankar, Cage, Berlioz, Film Music (Q5), Beatles, Debussy and Stravinsky (Q6). Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works are covered over the set of three papers. 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 A level publications, please click HERE. 

Edexcel Music A level - Practice Paper 3
Edexcel Music A level - Practice Paper 3
A complete Practice Paper, using the same format and mark allocation as the Edexcel 2016 A level Specimen Paper. All six Areas of Study are covered in this paper - Vaughan Williams, Bush, Herrmann, New Directions (Q5) Berlioz, Portman and Shankar (Q6). Includes question papers, scores, audio tracks and comprehensive mark schemes. ALL of the set works are covered over the set of three papers. 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


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