IB Section B: Practice Exercises for unfamiliar listening

Take the mystery out of unfamiliar listening!

4 questions per exercise to mimic exam style:

  1. Western Classical Tradition (with title, composer and score)
  2. Western Classical Tradition (title and composer, no score)
  3. Popular music unidentified extract
  4. World/folk/fusion music unidentified extract

10 exam-style practice exercises for perfect preparation. Students can’t know what music will come up in Section B of the exam, but they can have all of the analytical tools they need at their disposal!

  • Includes hints and tips for the exam, structured around IB’s key areas of ❶ Musical structure, ❷ Musical elements, ❸ Musical terminology and ❹ Musical context
  • Model answers with examiners’ commentary hone exam skills
  • Spotify and YouTube links make the resource suitable for private study or test conditions
  • Plus full, student-friendly indicative content for every question, for easy self, peer or teacher marking. Easy to set and quick to mark!