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A Level Music - Old EdExcel worksheets



Old EdExel Syllabus

 The following resources were designed to assist the teaching of the EdExcel 'History and Analysis Paper, Anthology List II'.  Although many A Level syllabi has recently changed some of these resources may still be of some use.

 

 
Lam 4 and LAM 9
6kb

Exam type questions for Morley LAM 4 and Gesualdo Lam 9.
 


Modes
154kb

Having difficulty understanding modes?  Try reading this worksheet it may help.  A historical background and table to help you with your studies.
 


Anton Bruckner LAM 71
23kb

This worksheet provides background information about Anton Bruckner and briefly discusses 'What is a Mass'.  No direct relation to the extract.


Bruckner LAM 71
21kb

An in depth look at Bruckner's Mass in E minor.  This worksheet guides you through the Sanctus and the Benedictus, looking at styles used, harmony and influences.  There are also tasks to do to further your understanding.


Ravel LAM 85
15kb

Ravel String Quartet in F major, 1st movement, 1903.  Questions to help you analyse the extract.


Mahler LAM 86
19kb

Background information about Mahler with questions.


Um Mitternacht LAM 86
10kb

Detailed questions for both sections of this extract to help with your analysis.


Stravinsky Lam 91
17kb

Detailed questions to help analyse Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.


Bela Bartok LAM 97
11kb

Study notes for Bela Bartok's Mikrokosmos, with information on the Gamelan and Bartok's style.


Mikrokosmos LAM 97
7kb

Detailed questions to help with the analysis of this extract.

Walton
15kb
Historical and background notes about William Walton.

Walton LAM 102
10kb
Questions based on this extract, Belshazzar's Feast, to help you analyse the music.  Extension questions also included.

Berg Lam 103
379kb
This worksheet explain 'concerto' and gives a brief summary of Alban Berg.  There are questions to test how much you know.  This worksheet should be read before tackling the piece.

Berg, Violin Concerto LAM 103
9kb
Extensive questions to help you analyse this extract.  This will guide you through the work allowing you to analyse the music yourself.  A very useful sheet with extension tasks and a paper 2 type question.

LAM 112 and 119
10kb
Exam type questions for LAM 112 - Boulez: Le Marteau sans Maitre and LAM 119 - Lennon and McCartney: Eleanor Rigby.


Bach
16kb

Background information about Bach and his Mass in B minor.  Extra information when studying Tavener: Ultimos Ritos LAM 119.

Tchaikovsky
12kb
How much do you know about Tchaikovsky?  Test your knowledge with this worksheet.  Answer some questions and then fill in the blanks form a given passage. 


The Symphony
123kb

Notes to help you understand the symphony even better!


Mock Exam
11kb

Mock Exam from Christmas 2000, Paper 4.  May be of use for students currently in Year 13 and taking the old EdExcel A level course.


Appoggiaturas

7kb

A theory worksheet to help you understand appoggiaturas.


Purcell

21kb

Background notes about Henry Purcell.

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