Differentiated Listening Homeworks for GCSE AQA Music

Here are the links to the YouTube tracks which accompany the worksheets in Differentiated Listening Homeworks for GCSE AQA Music.

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Worksheet Number

Listening resource

Focus AoS

Strand

YouTube Link

Beginning to Listen

1

Benedictus from The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins

4

Western classical: Music for voices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyF2-4eVE4U

2

Black Horse and the Cherry Tree by KT Tunstall, performance on Later… with Jools Holland

3

Popular music of 21st century: Rock, hip hop, RnB

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGT0A2Hz-uk

3

I courted a sailor by Kate Rusby

5

Folk (not an AQA strand, though folk music has featured in exams)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybRPZAqN7WA

4

The Flood by Take That

2

Pop music of 21st century

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMTqOY_UwnE

5

Autumn from the Four Seasons by Vivaldi

4

Western classical: Baroque orchestral music/concerto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qr9aX9U9pw

6

Sonata in A K331 1st movement by Mozart

3

Western classical: The sonata

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81dgfMrNFhk

7

Angel by Sarah McLachlan

2

Pop music of the 20th century

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-_dRx5mt0k

8

America from West Side Story, a musical with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and music by Leonard Bernstein

1

Popular music: musical theatre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqMLhQKfbNY

9

Anoushka Shankar performing live at Verbier Festival

4

Music of India and Western classical

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgCpkduEQ7U

10

The Silver Swan by Orlando Gibbons

3

Western classical: Music for voices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZrbn_y98KU

11

Minuet from Water Music Suite 3 by Handel

5

Western classical: Baroque orchestral music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yurw5Cf4HY

Caribbean Music

1

Candela by Buena Vista Social Club

3

Music of the Caribbean: Cuba, son, tres

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvxdhNz-9p4

2

Yellow Bird

1

Music of the Caribbean: Calypso, steel pan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR7FF-Gw-Hs

3

Stir it up by Bob Marley

5

Music of the Caribbean: Reggae

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlk9Sj4Ns2k

African Music

1

Homeless by Ladysmith Black Mambazo

3

Music of Africa: South African, vocal group

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFQ1TSzdpRA

2

Gen Ji Mbidee by Youssou N’Dour

4

Music of Africa: West Africa, solo singer and percussion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=fvwp&NR=1&v=2fsrUMBBmTc

Indian Music

1

Sitar demonstration

4

Music of India: Indian melody, rhythm, instruments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xogdp2Ik8qQ

2

Jai ho from the soundtrack of the film Slumdog Millionaire.  

3

Music of India: bhangra, instruments

Popular music: Film music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxLSZoFK8EM

Developing Listening

1

Where e’er you walk by Handel

3

Western classical: Music for voices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FENw8ShZnQU

2

Second movement of Winter from Four Seasons by Vivaldi

1

Western classical: Baroque orchestral music/concerto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlQPWhdvCjE

3

In rosy mantle from The Creation by Haydn

4

Western classical: Music for voices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlHBt4umseo&feature=fvst

4

John Rutter’s anthem This is the day

5

Western classical: Music for voices

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl93WXJEVMQ

5

West End Blues by Louis Armstrong

2

Popular music: Blues

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W232OsTAMo8

6

Third movement of Trumpet Concerto in Eb by Haydn

3

Western classical: The concerto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8hne2olwag

7

Two figures by a fountain from the soundtrack of Atonement by Marianelli

1

Popular music: Film music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtFrrYBPz3k

8

String Quartet Op. 76 No. 1 by Haydn, 2nd movement

2

Western classical: Chamber music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LPQrkRKWN8

9

I can’t get no satisfaction by Rolling Stones

4

Popular music: Pop music of the 1960s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXcNQTa3zgs

Revision

1

Someone like you by Adele, Lights on by Katy B ft. Ms Dynamite, Crucifixus from B Minor Mass by JS Bach

All

Popular music of 21st century: Hip hop, RnB.  Western classical: Baroque orchestral/vocal music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qemWRToNYJY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NNQxN448Tk&ob=av2e

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHT_cs2XlqE

2

Mozart Serenade for 13 Wind K.361 3rd Movement, Bright Star – Human Orchestra (from the film Bright Star), An Ubhal as Airde by Runrig, and Hallelujah by Alexandra Burke

All

Popular music of 21st century: pop and folk-inspired.  Western classical: Chamber music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mYUMctFm60

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt_Mip0yzWo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6gKErYgdGs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aplWTXEcY70&ob=av2n

3

Elgar Symphony 1 in Ab (first 2 minutes), What child is this (Greensleeves) performed by Sarah McLachlan and John Tavener’s The Lamb

All

Western classical: Music for voices, orchestral music. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-Jjj1Xk6Vs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I1TiHol_xU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyBp9hrzDQE

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