Set Work Study Guide for IB Diploma Music (Exams 2020–2022)

Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 in G major (Hob. 1:94) “The Surprise”

Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

The perfect companion for study and revision of the 2020–2022 Haydn and Rachmaninoff set works. Written by an experienced teacher, this guide fully supports Section A of the Musical Perception exam.

  1. For each piece:
    • Relevant background information with biography of the composer places the music in context.
    • Clear, detailed and manageable bar-by-bar analysis, fully illustrated with musical examples, guides students through the piece.
    • Engaging questions and activities with answers encourage independent revision and score study.
  2. In-depth comparison of the two set works supports higher-level students.
  3. Packed with excellent features to support learning! ★ Key term glossary, ★ Helpful exam guidance, ★ Practice questions and ★ Sample answers will ensure thorough preparation.
American (quarter-note, eighth-note)
and British (crotchet, quaver) versions available.