Music GCSE exam past paper 2009

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Sample Assessment Materials
Edexcel GCSE
in Music (2MU01)
Inside this Sample Assessment
Material pack you'll find:
· An accessible paper to help you and your
students prepare for the assessment
· A clear and concise mark scheme to
let you know what the examiners are
looking for.

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Welcome to the GCSE 2009
Music Sample Assessment
Materials
The sample assessment material has been written to accompany the
specification. It has been developed to give you and your students a
flavour of the actual exam papers and mark schemes so they can experi-
ence what they will encounter in their assessments. They feature:
· An accessible paper using a mixture of question styles. We've worked
hard to ensure the paper is easy to follow and encourage all students
to achieve their full potential.…read more

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Contents
General Marking Guidance 2
Unit 3: Music -- Listening and Appraising
Sample Assessment Material 3
Sample Mark Scheme 19
Edexcel GCSE in Music Sample Assessment Materials © Edexcel Limited 2008 1…read more

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General Marking Guidance
x All candidates must receive the same treatment. Examiners must
mark the first candidate in exactly the same way as they mark the
last.
x Mark schemes should be applied positively. Candidates must be
rewarded for what they have shown they can do rather than penalised
for omissions.
x Examiners should mark according to the mark scheme not according
to their perception of where the grade boundaries may lie.
x There is no ceiling on achievement.…read more

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Write your name here
Surname Other names
Centre Number Candidate Number
Edexcel GCSE
Music
Unit 3: Music ­ Listening and Appraising
Sample Assessment Material Paper Reference
Time: 1 hour 30 minutes 5MU03/01
You must have: Total Marks
CD
CD Player
Instructions
· Use black ink or ball-point pen.
· Fill in the boxes at the top of this page with your name,
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SECTION A
Answer all questions in this section.
Some questions must be answered with a cross in a box . If you change your mind about an
answer, put a line through the box and then mark your new answer with a cross .
Area of Study 1
Chopin: Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 28
1 Listen to the following extract, which will be played two times.
(a) Is the music in this extract in a major or minor key?
(1)
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Area of Study 1
st
Mozart: 1 movement from Symphony No. 40 in G minor
2 Listen to the following extract, which will be played five times.
(a) (i) Which theme from the first movement is being played?
Put a cross in the correct box.
(1)
1st Subject
2nd Subject
(ii) This theme is shared between two instrumental families. What are they?
(2)
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Area of Study 2
Reich: 3rd movement (fast) from Electric Counterpoint
3 Listen to the following extract, which will be played four times.
(a) How many main beats are there in each bar?
(1)
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Area of Study 2
Bernstein: Something's Coming from West Side Story
4 Listen to the following extract, which will be played three times.
(a) (i) Listen to the last word tonight. What is the interval between the two notes?
(1)
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Area of Study 3
Miles Davis: All Blues
5 Listen to the following extract, which will be played four times.
(a) In the introduction to this solo the piano is playing a repeated one-bar riff.
Complete the rhythm of this riff below.
(2)
(b) Name the instrument playing the solo.
(1)
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