Revision Test - Edexcel Music GCSE - SW1,6,9,12

This test compiles of essential questions that can be used to revise for the Edexcel Music GCSE exam. Focus on SW1, 6, 9, 12.

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Name: ____________________________ Form:
____
Music Revision Test
Summer 2010
SET WORKS:
1. 1: Handel
2. 6: Reich
3. 9: Moby
4. 12: koko
Notes:
You have 1 ½ hours to complete the test.
There are a total of marks available.
This exam paper does not require a listening extract.
Answer to all questions on file paper.
Set Work Mark Out of TOTAL FOR
TEST
1 Handel 31
/
144
6 Reich 28
9 Moby 37
12 Koko 48
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Set Work 1: Handel
1. What is the difference between conjunct and disjunct? [2]
2. What is the meaning of basso continuo? [1]
3. Name 4 instruments commonly used in the Baroque era. [4]
4. What is a motif? [2]
5. Does the Baroque orchestra use a conductor? Who leads if not? [2]
6. Which motif of Handel's `Messiah' only uses two pitches? [1]
7. Who first plays motif A? [1]
8. Who first sings motif A? [1]
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How many live tracks/recordings are used when performing? [2]
6. The MM is? [2]
7. Major influences of his work have been on which two types of music? [2]
8. What is the time signature of Electric Counterpoint? [1]
9. Define the following terms:
a. REGISTER [1]
b. Syncopation [1]
c. Ostinato [1]
d. Hexatonic [2]
e. Canon [2]
f. Note addition [2]
10. What is the meaning of consonant? [2]
Set Work 9: Moby
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Digital delay [2]
f. Highpass filter [2]
13. Using letters, e.g. A,B,C,D,E,..., describe the structure of this piece. [1]
Set Work 12: Koko
1. Using the resource sheet, point out examples of: [5]
a. Resultant melody/rhythm
b. Triplets
c. Ostinato
d. Call and response
e. Syncopation
2. Define the terms: [12]
a. Kora
b. Balafon
c. Djembe
d. Dunun
e. Bara
f. Talking Drum
3. What is the album by KOKO FEATURING YIRI? [2]
4. What is the meaning of `yiri'? [1]
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