Endorsed by WJEC/Eduqas. A brand new textbook for WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Music for first teaching from September 2016. It provides core knowledge and covers important definitions, key terms and concepts:
Covers all four Areas of Study: Musical Forms and Devices, Music for Ensemble, Film Music and Popular Music
Provides practical activities, extension tasks, suggestions for additional listening and useful tips for individual and group work
Supports students in all aspects of Performing, Composing and Appraising
Helps students prepare for the Performing Assessment and presentation of their coursework for Composing: includes identifying best practice, practical advice and guidance on how to complete the required log, evaluation and programme notes.
Free audio clips and web links to music performances to accompany this book are provided via a dedicated website. 'Listen online' icons alongside relevant sections within the book indicate when to go online. http://www.illuminate.digital/gcsemusic/
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About the author:
Jan Richards has had a long teaching career, culminating in spending 35 years as a Head of Department / Head of Performing Arts. An experienced author from Key Stage 3 to A level, including material on set works and student support, she has also been involved in examining and specification development with a major Awarding Body and is currently Principal Moderator for GCSE Composition and Principal Examiner for AS and A Level Composition.