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WJEC/Eduqas GCSE Music Revision Guide

Author(s): Jan Richards

awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas

isbn: 978-1-911208-41-9

subject: Music

Pages: 119pp



This practical and concise revision guide is designed to support students preparing for their WJEC and Eduqas GCSE Music assessment

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Provides the necessary musical information in a succinct and accessible format, ensuring students are fully equipped for assessment

Offers students the opportunity to practise identifying the elements of music when listening, and how they are used in composing  

Highlights the required Musical Terms with definitions and includes plenty of Practice Questions to assist students in developing their musical theory skills 

Provides help and advice on how to approach the listening examination and coursework

Contains Sample Exam Questions with example answers and commentaries to demonstrate ways to approach the exam aspect of the course

Free audio clips and web links to music to accompany this book are provided via a dedicated website. 'Listening' icons alongside relevant sections within the book indicate when to go online.




Section 1 Appraising

Chapter 1 The elements of music

Chapter 2 Prepared extracts Eduqas

Chapter 3 Prepared extracts WJEC

Chapter 4 Aural dictation

Chapter 5 Exam-style questions

Chapter 6 Musical terms and theory

Section 2 Composing and Peforming 

Chapter 7 Composing

Chapter 8 Performing

Suggested answers to questions



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