GCSE Music. Performing – 30%. Composing – 30%. Appraising – 40%. Break Down. Areas of Study. This unit covers 30% of the GCSE course T wo submissions – a solo performance and an ensemble (group) performance .
Twosubmissions – a solo performance and an ensemble (group) performance.
The standard you are expected to perform at is around the Grade 3 level (or have been playing for about three years) on one instrument.
It is also expected that students taking G.C.S.E music will regularly attend at least one extra curricular musical activity.Performing
W A Mozart: 1st Movement from Symphony No. 40 in G minor
F Chopin: Prelude No 15 in D flat majorArea of Study 1 – western classical music
L Bernstein: Something’s Coming from West Side Story
S Reich: 3rd Movement (fast) from Electric CounterpointArea of Study 2 – music in the 20th century
(Skye Waulking Song)
Koko:YiriArea of Study 4 – world music
All the set works are detailed there, plus this slide show will go up soon.