Music GCSE

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What two instrument families perform during the opening fanfare of star wars
Brass and percussion
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State two purposes of the fanfare
Attention -grabbing, ceremonial atmosphere
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Describe why the beginning of the music provides a suitable beginning to a film entitled 'a new hope'
Major tonality and key reflect hope
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Give two musical ways in which John williams has achieved a march like feel. Refer to rhythm and instrumentation
Steady rhythm, and dominant use of brass
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Describe dynamics and tempo towards the strings melody
Quieter dynamics and tempo gradually slows down
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What is the musical genre of Killer Queen
Rock
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Explain how one feature of rhythm helps to create the mood of the music from 2.00 to 2.46
Some syncopation to provide rhythmic value
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What studio effect is used twoards the end of that extract
Flanger
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The band Queen consisted of 4 members. Five three reasons why the band couldnt have performed this track live exactly as it sounds
Overdubbing, studio effects cant be recreated live, guitar harmonies are impossible create with onr guitar live
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What is the tonality of the beginming of Samba Em Preludio
Minor
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List three performance techniques the string bass player uses from 0.00 to 0.45 (3)
Pizzicato , glissando, hammer on
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The mood of the extract could be described as dreamy or melancholic. Give two musical reasons how this mood is achieved (2)
Minor key/tonality, slow tempo
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Evaluate the suitability of the title 'samba em preludio' for the piece (4 marks)
Samba is normally lively rythmic dance so doesnt match mood and style of the piece. However it uses latin american instruments which sound authentic
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State two purposes of the fanfare

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Attention -grabbing, ceremonial atmosphere

Card 3

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Describe why the beginning of the music provides a suitable beginning to a film entitled 'a new hope'

Back

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Card 4

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Give two musical ways in which John williams has achieved a march like feel. Refer to rhythm and instrumentation

Back

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Card 5

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Describe dynamics and tempo towards the strings melody

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