AS / A Level Edexcel Practice Exercises: Fusions

Covers Edexcel's musical elements:
  • Melody
  • Harmony
  • Tonality
  • Structure/form
  • Sonority
  • Texture
  • Tempo, metre and rhythm
  • Dynamics and articulation

Take the mystery out of unfamiliar listening!

Essential packs prepare students for Question 5 (Section B) of the exam. Students can’t know what music will come up in the exam, but they can have all of the analytical tools at their disposal!

A very detailed resource

J Beers, Teacher & Peer Reviewer

Each resource contains 10 exercises packed with practice on each of Edexcel’s Areas of Study that gradually build in difficulty:

  1. Start with warm-up exercises to build confidence
  2. Proceed to longer-answer questions to improve technique
  3. Progress naturally to exam-style questions to apply knowledge

Takes students on a journey through the styles’ musical features.

J Beers, Teacher & Peer Reviewer

As students work through each of the carefully structured tasks they will:

  • revise key terminology
  • listen to music analytically
  • improve their aural skills
  • draw links between works

Easy to set and quick to mark!

Area of Study 5: Fusions

Demystify diversity! Building up to realistic exam-style questions, students practise listening and appraising skills on music from India, Portugal, Cuba and beyond. Includes activities targeted to revise international genres and apply world music terminology to aural extracts.

The perfect companion to our Wider Listening and Unfamiliar Music guide for Fusions!

What do teachers say about this resource? (10142)

A very detailed resource with many interesting exercises for students to gain additional knowledge and listening skills... [The resource includes] helpful structural tips for essay writing... Takes students on a journey through the styles’ musical features.

J Beers, Teacher & Peer Reviewer