Purcell 'Music for a While' Resources Edexcel Music GCSE

A powerpoint presentation in 2 formats: pptx and PDF with a complete teaching of Purcell’s ‘Music for a While’.
24 slides including Youtube videos, the elements of music for score annotation and wider listening ideas with a homework task.
A wider listening sheet with ideas for the unfamiliar listening section of the listening and appraising exam.
A summaries sheet as a starting point for revision.
A vocabulary sheet with key words for the set work.
A vocabulary sheet for students to fill in the definitions.
A vocabulary sheet with the definitions for each key word.
Student booklet for them to fill in notes as they follow the powerpoint. All the information they need to study for the exam is there. Fill in paragraphs with key words, homework task and practice essay question.
All notes taken from The Pearson Support Guide and Edexcel resources.



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  • Music-for-a-While.pdf
  • Music-for-a-While.pptx
  • GCSE-Wider-(5).pdf
  • GCSE-SUMMARIES-(8).pdf
  • Vocabulary-GCSE-(6).pdf
  • Vocab-fill-in-GCSE-(4).pdf
  • Vocab-definitions-(3).pdf
  • Purcell-Booklet-(1).pdf

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Created: Jan 17, 2019

Updated: Feb 7, 2020

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pptx, 2 MB


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