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Student Guide to Composition for A Level Edexcel Music: Unit 5

An invaluable companion to composition and technical study for Unit 5 of the Edexcel A Level in Music. Take the anxiety out of composition with clear, useful guidance showing students how to approach the brief, develop interesting ideas, and produce their best work. Inspire your class to achieve top marks!

  • Build composing skills with theory refreshers and musical examples to demonstrate ideas in practice
  • Apply and consolidate knowledge with a variety of checklists and useful, relevant tasks throughout
  • Avoid common pitfalls and gain marks with top tips from an experienced examiner

Includes advice on preparing for every composition brief, as well as valuable, in-depth guidance on all technical study options. Explains how work is assessed and how to meet all the Assessment Criteria.

Plus! Sample questions for every brief to practise for the real thing.

Use this resource... alongside your teaching during the year ♦ for practice before starting the composition ♦ as a companion when writing