This study guide can be used throughout the OCR AS Music course to reinforce the concepts learnt in the course. It has been carefully written by experienced examiners and teachers to match the requirements of the specification for exams from June 2012 to January 2014.
Sensible advice on performing that will help the student to prepare successfully and achieve their best on the day, both in the recital and the discussion.
In-depth guidance on composing that covers both Section A (Western tonal harmony) and Section B (Instrumental techniques)
Detailed information on the orchestral and jazz set works, providing background context and a comprehensive analysis of each one.
40 exercises presented throughout the book that will help the student to test their knowledge Annotated music examples to aid explanations of concepts encountered in the music