This study guide can be used throughout your AQA AS Music course to reinforce your school work, and follows the syllabus for exams from summer 2015 onwards.
A detailed study of Haydn’s Symphony No. 104, movements 1 and 3, for Section B
Clear, helpful introductions to the areas of study for Section C: Baroque Choral Music, Musicals 1940-1980, and British Popular Music From 1960
Guidance for Unit 2: Creating Musical Ideas, looking at what is involved in Brief A compositional techniques, Brief B free composition or pastiche, and Brief C arranging
Advice on what is required for Unit 3: Interpreting Musical Ideas
A glossary explaining all the important musical terms you will need to know.
It is written in a clear and helpful style, and illustrated throughout with musical examples to explain the concepts you will encounter in the music. Sample exam-style questions at the end of sections provide exam practice during the year.