A2 Level Music · Edexcel (Pearson) (reformed)

Dates Available

Week 2: Monday 2 - Friday 6 April
Week 3: Monday 9 - Friday 13 April

Board

Edexcel (Pearson) 9MU0

Length of Course

As required

Times

Subject to requirements and availability

Component 3 9MU/03 Appraising Set Works

The following can be studied:

Vocal Music

  • J.S. Bach, Cantata, Ein feste Burg
  • Mozart, the Magic Flute
  • Vaughan Williams, On Wenlock Edge

Instrumental Music

  • Vivaldi, Concerto in D minor, Op. 3 No.11
  • Clara Wieck-Schumann, Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17: movement 1
  • Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique

Music for Film

  • Danny Elfman, Batman Returns
  • Rachel Portman, The Duchess
  • Bernard Herrmann, Psycho

Popular Music and Jazz

  • Courtney Pine, Back in the Day
  • Kate Bush, Hounds of Love
  • Beatles, Revolver

Fusions

  • Debussy, Estampes
  • Familia Velera Miranda, Caña Quema
  • Anoushka Shankar, Breathing Under Water

New Directions

  • Cage, Three Dances for Two Prepared Pianos
  • Kaija Saariaho, Petals for Violoncello and Live Electronics
  • Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring

Certain AQA and OCR topics can also be covered in board-specfic groups. Ask the Course Director for further details.