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Centre Candidate

Surname
Number Number
Other Names 2

GCE A Level – LEGACY


1306/01 S17-1306-01

MUSIC – MU6A
(Part One) Aural Perception

MONDAY, 19 JUNE 2017 – MORNING


45 min (approx.)

For Examiner’s use only


Maximum Mark
Question
Mark Awarded
1. 10

010 0 01
13 0 6
2. 10
3. 10
4. 20
Total 50

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Use black ink or black ball-point pen.
Answer all four questions.
Write your name, centre number and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page.
Write your answers in the spaces provided in this booklet.
Answers in music notation may be written in pencil or ink.

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES


You will hear four extracts of 20th century music. There will be a 45 second pause between each
playing and a pause of two minutes after the final playing of each extract.
The extracts for question 1, 2 and 3 will be played three times, and the extract for question 4 will
be played six times.
Full instructions are included on the CD recording which will be played to you.
The allocation of marks is given in brackets at the end of each question or part-question.
At the end of the session this answer book must be handed to the supervisor.

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1. The first extract is taken from a work for small chorus, small orchestra and a solo string
instrument. A brief outline of the extract is printed below. It will be played three times.

You now have 45 seconds to read the questions.

Section 1 Section 2
Includes voices who sing “Ah” For instruments only; faster and
throughout. march-like; begins with dotted motif
over sustained note on French horn
and the solo instrument.

(a) Name the solo string instrument that plays in the extract. [1]

(b) Comment on the vocal music/use of voices in Section 1. [3]


[1 mark for each relevant comment]

(c) Give two features of the music played by the solo string instrument when it appears later
in Section 2. [2]

1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d) Comment on the harmony/tonality in Section 2. [3]


[1 mark for each relevant comment]

(e) Suggest a date of composition for the extract. [1]

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2. Next, you will hear the whole of a very short (fourth) movement and the opening of the following
(fifth) movement of a twentieth century piece of chamber music. The movements are separated
by a distinct silence. The extract will be played three times.

You now have 45 seconds to read the questions.

(a) Describe the structure of the fourth movement. [2]


[1 mark for each relevant comment]

(b) Describe one feature of the solo music played by the flute and one different feature of
that played by the bassoon in the fourth movement. [1+1]

Flute

010 0 03
Bassoon

13 0 6

(c) State two features of the rhythm/metre in the extract from the fifth movement. [2]

1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d) Comment on the harmony in the extract from the fifth movement. [2]
[1 mark for each relevant comment]

(e) Name the type of work (e.g., String Quartet) from which the extract is taken. [1]

(f) Suggest a school of composition for the music. [1]

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3. You will hear an extract from a piece of orchestral music. The extract will be played three times.

You now have 45 seconds to read the questions.

Comment on the composer’s use of each of the following in the extract. Credit will not be
(a)
given for repeated answers. [You should not merely list instruments].
[1 mark for each relevant comment]


Use of instruments [3]

Harmony [2]

Melodic material [2]

Rhythm/metre [2]

(b) Suggest a suitable composer for the music. [1]

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4. Finally, you will hear part of a piece of music for violin and piano, most of the melody of which is
printed below. The music will be played six times.

You now have 45 seconds to read the questions on page 7. 1

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#4 «
Allegretto

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Violin
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5

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& «˙« ««ˆ «ˆ« ««ˆ «ˆ l ˙«
======================== «_«« l
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_«˙ _ˆ« «
ˆ f _
#_«ˆ
cresc.
dim.
CORRECT ERRORS

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poco rit. A tempo
««« «« ««« ˆ««« «« ««ˆ« l ««
& __««««˙ __«««ˆ _ˆ««« ˆ«« l ˙« .
======================== ˙« . «_«ˆ« . _««ˆ« l ««˙« ««j ˆ« l l
.
p espress.
COMPLETE MISSING
CHORD CHORD

˙»»» . Jœ»»» U‰
15

#
Più Lento rit.

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«ˆ l
NOTES π KEY AND

U
w w w
20

#
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& l l l l ”
CADENCE INTERVAL

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(a) There are three errors in bars two in pitch and one in rhythm. Circle the notes that 54 –93,
are incorrect and above each write what you actually hear. [6]

(b) Tick (√) the appropriate box in each statement below to indicate the type of chord used in
each of the given locations. [2]

(i) The chord in bar 113-4 is a:

Dominant 7th

Minor 7th

Diminished 7th

(ii) The chord in bar 121-2 is a:

Dominant 7th

Minor 7th

Diminished 7th

(c) Write in the missing pitch and rhythm in bars 133 –15. [8]

(d) Fully name the key (e.g., A major) and cadence in bars 19–20. [2]


Key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cadence .................................................................................

(e) Name the interval (e.g., 2nd) used in the violin part in bars 204 –21. [1]

(f) Identify one example of a chromatic passing note in the extract. [1]


Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Name note ..............................................................................

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