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Edexcel GCE

Music

Advanced
Unit 6: Further Musical Understanding
MOCK PAPER 1 – JUNE :2013
Time: 2 hours plus 5 minutes reading time
(Candidates should be given the reading time at the start
of the examination, after which the CD should be started)
You must have: CD, CD player, an unmarked copy of the
New Anthology of Music and the Skeleton
Score Booklet for Question 2

Paper Reference

6MU06/01
Total Marks

Instructions



Use black ink or ball-point pen
Fill in the boxes at the top of this page with your name,
centre number and candidate number
Answer all questions in the spaces provided
– there may be more space than you need.



Information
• The total mark for the paper is 90
• The marks for each question are shown in brackets
– use this as a guide as to how much time to spend on each question • The music for Part A will be played on a CD. When the announcement on the CD concludes Part A, you should then complete Parts B and C. • The quality of your written communication will be assessed – you should take care with your spelling, punctuation and grammar, as well as the clarity of expression.

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Read each question carefully before you start to answer it.
Keep an eye on the time.
Try to answer every question.
Check your answers if you have time at the end.

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Some questions must be answered with a cross in a box x. If you change your mind about an answer, put a line through the box x and then mark your new answer with a cross x. PART A: AURAL ANALYSIS

Answer both questions.
1 COMPARISON

The following questions require you to compare and contrast two excerpts of music. The excerpts are taken from the same work. You will hear each excerpt three times in the order AB AB AB. The playings will be separated by pauses and the lengths of these pauses will be announced. (a) Name the two instruments that are heard only in Excerpt A: 1: ................................................................................................................................................. 2: .................................................................................................................................................

(2)

(b) Compare and contrast the texture of the two excerpts.

.............................................................................................................................................................................. .............................................................................................................................................................................. .............................................................................................................................................................................. (3) (c) Indicate whether the statements below are true or false by placing a cross in the appropriate box.

(i)

Syncopation is used in Excerpt A.

TRUE p

FALSE p

(ii)

The melody is Excerpt A is more disjunct.

TRUE p

FALSE p

(iii)

A cantus firmus is used in both excerpts.

TRUE p

FALSE p
(3)

(d) Suggest a year of composition for these excerpts.

.............................................................................................................................................................................. (1) (g) Put a cross in the box next to the name of the composer-arranger of these excerpts.

p A Maxwell Davies

p B Poulenc

p C Reich

p D Vaughan Williams
(1)

(TOTAL FOR QUESTION 1 = 10 MARKS)

2 AURAL AWARENESS

You will hear an excerpt of music five times. The playings will be separated by pauses and the length of each pause will be announced. In order to answer the questions you should also refer to the separate skeleton score.

(a) Complete...
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