Composition 1 must be written in a Western, tonal style and must demonstrate familiarity with the basic principles of traditional harmonic language; this composition must be fully notated using staff notation and the score must be submitted with the recording. Component 1 Listening c. Set Work The following information has been added: Compositions that are imaginative and display mainly secure and conident 35—42 69—84 handling of materials, together with an organised approach to overall structure. Assessment criteria for coursework c Choice and control of tempo in individual performing OR ensemble co-ordination in ensemble performing If the performance submitted by the candidate as an ensemble is in fact a second solo, award a mark of 0. For the purpose of moderation, Centres are asked to organise the presentation of recordings as follows:
They are created by subject experts, are rooted in academic rigour, and provide a strong platform for progression. If you cannot use the same examiner for all of your internally assessed speaking tests, read our guidance. Each composition is assessed out of a maximum of 50 marks, a maximum of 10 marks being awarded for each criterion. Rudiments Standard staff notation including dynamic, tempo and expression markings, simple ornaments and articulation signs, treble, bass and alto clefs, key signatures up to 4 sharps and 4 lats in major and minor keys, time signatures, major, minor and perfect intervals. Instructions to scribes Give this document to anyone acting as a scribe in your exams. The mark will generally correspond to the mark level given in the guidance, however if the music is too dificult for the candidate and the skills demonstrated are therefore compromised, the mark should be reduced. Coursework identification labels – Teacher Assessment – Label 3.
Complete a new form for each syllabus. Coursework identification labels – Teacher Assessment – Label 3 We send these labels in your pre-exam despatch. If Centres are in any doubt about the suitability of the proposed repertoire, contact Cambridge either through info cie.
Clarinet Concerto Movement 1 General Observations It is most important that candidates are able to hear their Set Work as often as possible, so that they become thoroughly familiar with sub,itting music primarily through listening.
Assessment criteria for coursework When electronic keyboards and other electronic equipment are used, the criteria should be taken to include the musical use made of the available facilities and the skills required. In all cases, recordings on CD must be saved as audio iles and CDs must be inalised so that they can be played on a standard audio CD player.
Using an Alternative Venue: Use the database to find out: Exam day checklist Use our checklist to make sure you are completely prepared for the exam. The score and commentary if applicable must be submitted with the recording. Coursework identification labels – Teacher Assessment – Label 3.
Overlapping qualiications Every qualiication is assigned to a discount code indicating the subject area to which it belongs. Descriptor Mark A wide range of well-developed skills, allowing the candidate to perform music which makes 5 substantial demands. It contains information on coursework.
Assessors should credit work that displays evidence of a careful and intelligent attempt to notate musical ideas and which pays close attention to details of performance, regardless of the notation medium; they should assess how effectively candidates are able to record their aural imagination in terms of written signs and symbols.
Candidates will be expected to answer questions on any aspect of the music in the extract whether or not it is shown in the skeleton score ; there may also be questions on the music which comes before or after the extract itself.
Are there luctuations of tempo that are not required by the style of the music, but which may reveal technical problems? Performances which are very good in musicianship and control of technique, communicating a 35—42 high level of musical understanding of the music in programmes made up of pieces demanding well-developed skills for a performance at this level but lacking the consistent excellence to be placed in the highest category.
In ensemble performing award 2 where there are more serious problems with rhythmic co-ordination, and the other areas are not well matched.
Phase 3 – Teacher assessment
No creditable qualities in the work presented. Instructions for candidates To help maintain the security of our exams, make sure you share this information with your candidates.
Some imaginative musical ideas, showing a secure sense of musical inventiveness, 7—8 but perhaps lacking in range. Damaged or Opened Coutsework Paper Packet: Content of component 1 Candidates should be taught to recognise and describe where appropriate the musical features on the submittiny list, which provides a clear indication of the range of knowledge expected in this paper.
Effective in overall structure, with good attention to aspects of contrast and continuity, 7—8 although showing some imbalance between sections. Any accompaniment may be live or through a backing track.
Administrative forms and guidance documents
Reasonable attention to structure, although perhaps over-reliant on repetition and limited in its 4—6 sense of the overall concept. Wherever possible, it is also desirable for candidates to have their own copy of a recording, so that they can listen at home as well.
Guitar 1 Simple chords, slow-moving and strummed. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to set cookies Accept.
Only a small range of simple ideas displayed, showing awkwardness in the handling of 1—3 material. The extracts or pieces played will be from a wide range of styles submitring traditions. Missing Question Paper Packet: Performances which display signiicant weaknesses in musicianship or technique, and in which 1—10 there may be relatively little evidence of musical understanding. Melody and rhythm Major, minor, chromatic, whole-tone and pentatonic scales. Supplementary Multiple-Choice Answer Sheet: