GCSE Edexcel Music - Practice Exam on 'Grace', Aos3 (Unofficial)

This practice exam for Section A of the new music course gives example questions on Grace, by Jeff Buckley. 

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Edexcel GCSE
Music
Listening and Appraisal
SetWork8:JeffBuckley,`Grace'
· ThisexamisfocusedonSetWork8only.
· TherearetwentyquestionsinSectionAandthreepartsto
SectionB.Youmustanswerallquestionsinthisbooklet.
· Remembertothinkcarefullybacktoyourtabularanalysisand
SectionBmodelanswer.
· Thereare32marksavailableinSectionAand12marks
availableinSectionB.Thistotalsto44Marks.
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SectionA:`Grace'byJeffBuckley
ThefirstsevenquestionsareonClip1:0­0:48
1. Whatdescribesthetuningintheelectricguitar?
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(TotalforQuestion1=1mark)
2. Givetworeasonswhythekeyisunclearatthebeginning?
a) ................................................................................
b) ................................................................................
(TotalforQuestion2=2marks)
3. Arrangethesechordstoshowthechordpatternusedinthesecondpartofthe
introduction:
D D A7 D D A7 A7
D
(TotalforQuestion3=3marks)
4. Inthefirstbar,asemiquaverpatternisrepeatedtwice.Whatisdifferentabout
thesecondrepetition?
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Describei)theharmonyandii)themelodyattheentryofthevocalpart.
Harmony:....................................................................
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Melody:......................................................................
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(TotalforQuestion5=2marks)
6. Isthemelodyhereconjunctordisjunct?
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(TotalforQuestion6=1mark)
7. Thepieceopenswithanintroduction.Itisthenfollowedbytwootherparts
beforeitreachesthechorus.Namethesetwopartsinorder:
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(TotalforQuestion7=2marks)
ThenextfivequestionsareonClip2:2:192:59
8. Asthevocalistsingsthesection`believe'whattechniqueisusedbythestrings?
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Howarepowerchordscreatedinthefirstsectionoftheclip?
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(TotalforQuestion9=1mark)
10.Inthechorus,describewhattechniqueisusedtolayerthebackingvocals.
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(TotalforQuestion10=1mark)
11.Therhythmherecanbedescribedas:
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(TotalforQuestion11=1mark)
12.Namethekey,whichthePrechorusismostlycentredaround.
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(TotalforQuestion12=2marks)
ThenexteightquestionsareonClip3:4:26end
13.Namethissectionofthepiece.
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(TotalforQuestion13=1mark)
14.Whattechnologicalfeatureallowsthestringstocometothefore?
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WhatnotedoesBuckleyreach,whichenableshimtoshowoffhisvirtuosic
technique?
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(TotalforQuestion15=1mark)
16.Describeondigitaltechniqueusedhere,thathasnotbeenmentionedyet,used
inthissection.Nameanddefineit.
Name:................................
Definition:...................................................................
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(TotalforQuestion16=2marks)
17.WhatspecificEQeffectisusedintheMid8?
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(TotalforQuestion16=1mark)
18.Theendofthepiececanbedescribedasashort...
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(TotalforQuestion18=1mark)
19.Writethreebulletpointstodescribewhetheryoulikeordislikethesong.Use
musicalreasonstobackupyouranswer.
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Writetwosimilaritiesandtwodifferencesbetween`Grace'andSetWork9­
`WhyDoesMyHeartFeelSoBad?'
Similarities
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Differences
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