Sean Young Music Resources
Sean Young Music Resources
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Free and premium music resources including classroom activities, full schemes of work, posters, practice exam questions, revision materials, and much more! More resources are currently being written, so keep checking back regularly. Follow me on twitter for regular updates @SeanYoung_Music and check out my Facebook page @SeanYoungMusicEd.

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Important: please read the information below regarding skeleton scores and audio.

This 52 page resource contains a compilation of practice questions for the Component 3: Appraising exam for the new 2016 Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Specification. In the exam, students will be required to complete listening questions based on set works from each of the areas of study. The questions in this collection are tailored specifically towards the set works in Area of Study 3: Music for Stage and Screen.

The collection contains:
– Five listening questions based on Stephen Schwartz, ‘Defying Gravity’ from Wicked
– Five listening questions based on John Williams, ‘Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner’, from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
– Three musical dictation questions based on Stephen Schwartz, ‘Defying Gravity’ from Wicked
– Three musical dictation questions based on John Williams, ‘Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner’, from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
– Two unfamiliar listening questions.
– Full mark scheme for teachers.
– Student mark record sheet for tracking progress.

Student Book
– In response to a suggestion made on Twitter by a user of this resource, a student book has now been added which contains just the questions and the mark record sheet, with the answers omitted, to enable teachers to print a whole booklet for their students to use, without them being able to consult the answers.

Audio Recordings
– For reasons of copyright, this resource does not contain the audio recordings that are required to complete the questions. Full details of specific recordings and timings are provided, and for those questions that relate directly to a set work, the recording used is the same as that recommended in the specification, so should be available already.

Skeleton Scores for Unfamiliar Listening
– Unlike the books for Areas of Study 1 and 2, the extracts used for the unfamiliar questions are not taken from music in the public domain. For copyright reasons scores have not, therefore, been included. In place of this, instructions have been included detailing how a score can be made and a suggested score available from Musicnotes.com. The absence of these scores is reflected in the cheaper price of the books for AoS3 and AoS4.

These questions are all based on those that will be found in Section A of the examination. No questions based on those from Section B are included.

A sample question is available to preview by selecting the ‘Sample Question’ file in the files list.

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Update, 16/09/2016: Correction of an error in the ‘Dictation Scores for Teacher’ section, in which the score for Question 11 was incorrect.

Update, 11/09/2017: Student Book added.

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The Essential Listening Bundle for Edexcel GCSE Music

Save 27% with this essential bundle of my best selling resources. This bundle includes the following resources. **GCSE Music Listening Tests Book** This 124 page resource provides you with a broad selection of listening tests grouped by element of music. The questions in this book are grouped into five units, one for each element of music: * Unit 1: Instrumentation and Sonority * Unit 2: Rhythm and Metre * Unit 3: Melody * Unit 4: Texture and Dynamics * Unit 5: Harmony and Tonality This book includes 45 total questions, complete with a mark scheme and mark record sheet that students can used to track their progress. Questions are all based on unfamilar extracts, allowing students to develop listening skills beyond the set works and learn to recognise key compositional devices aurally. Full audio is included. **Four Books of Practise Section A Listening Questions** This 200+ page collection of books contains: * 40 Section A listening questions, with 5 based on each of the 8 set works; * 24 musical dictation questions, with 3 based on each set work; * 8 unfamiliar listening questions, each relating to one of the four areas of study; * A full mark scheme for teachers; and * Student mark record sheets for tracking progress. Please note audio is not included in this resource, but full details and timings of all extracts are provided. See individual resource description for details. **One full Practise Exam Paper for Edexcel GCSE** This 44 page resource contains one complete practice paper and accompanying mark scheme for the Component 3: Appraising exam that students will sit as part of the assessment for the 2016 Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (9-1) qualification. The questions in this paper are based upon the style and wording of those found in the sample assessment materials provided by the exam board so as to help prepare students as much as possible for their exam. Please note audio is not included in this resource, but full details and timings of all extracts are provided. See individual resource description for details. If you purchase this resource, please leave a rating and feedback!

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Practice Exam Questions Bundle for Pearson Edexcel GCSE Music (2016 Specification) - Areas of Study 1-4 Bundle

**Important: please read the information below about audio, and skeleton scores in the AoS3 and AoS4 books.** With 72 practice exam questions across a combined total of over 200 pages, this bundle is a great companion for teaching and revising for the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Music 2016 Specification Appraising exam. Buy these resources together as a bundle and save 37%! **This bundle includes:** * 40 listening questions, with 5 based on each of the 8 set works; * 24 musical dictation questions, with 3 based on each set work; * 8 unfamiliar listening questions, each relating to one of the four areas of study; * A full mark scheme for teachers; * Student mark record sheets for tracking progress; * 2 bonus posters showing the different types of questions that might appear in the exam. **Student Books** In response to suggestion made on Twitter by a user of this resource, a student book has now been added which contains just the questions and the mark record sheet, with the answers omitted, to enable teachers to print a whole booklet for their students to use, without them being able to see the answers. **Audio Recordings** For reasons of copyright, this resource does not contain the audio recordings that are required to complete the questions. Full details of specific recordings and timings are provided, and for those questions that relate directly to a set work, the recording used is the same as that recommended in the specification and available on the Pearson Anthology CD, so should be readily available in most classrooms. **Skeleton Scores for Unfamiliar Listening** Unlike the books for Areas of Study 1 and 2, the extracts used for the unfamiliar questions are not taken from music in the public domain. For copyright reasons scores have not, therefore, been included. In place of this, instructions have been included detailing how a score can be made and a suggested score available from Musicnotes.com. The absence of these scores is reflected in the cheaper individual price of the books for AoS3 and AoS4, and in the calculation of this bundle price. These questions in this bundle are all based on those that will be found in Section A of the examination. No questions based on those from Section B are included. If you purchase this bundle, please leave a rating and feedback!

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