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Unit 4 exemplar compositions

30-26 MARK BAND = A*

For a piece to fit in this mark band it will be:

So these compositions are:

  • REALLY IMAGINATIVE AND WITH A GREAT SENSE OF STYLE
  • STRONG STRUCTURE, FULLY DEVELOPED MUSICAL IDEAS
  • CLEAR MUSICAL LINKS TO THE CHOSEN AREAS OF STUDY
  • EXCELLENT AND VARIED PART WRITING FOR INSTRUMENTS WHICH FITS YOUR STYLE
  • CLEAR AND VERY DETAILED SCORE/WRITE-UP

This piece received 26 marks

This piece received 26 marks

25-21 MARK BAND = B to A

For a piece to fit in this mark band it will be:

  • IMAGINATIVE AND WITH CLEAR STRUCTURE
  • A GOOD SENSE OF STYLE WHICH IS CLEAR IN MOST PARTS/VOCAL LINES
  • MUSICAL IDEAS ARE MOSTLY DEVELOPED
  • GOOD INSTRUMENTAL/VOCAL PART WRITING WHICH SUIT YOUR CHOSEN STYLE
  • CLEAR SCORE/WRITE-UP, WITH SOME DETAIL

This piece received 22 marks:

This piece received 23 marks: 

20-16 MARK BAND = C to B

For a piece to fit in this mark band it must achieve the following:

  • GOOD, BUT LACKS POLISH
  • MUSICAL IDEAS ARE NOT FULLY DEVELOPED
  • WRITING FOR INSTRUMENTS IS GOOD, THERE MIGHT BE STYLISTIC INCONSISTENCIES,
  • SCORE/WRITE-UP IS OK BUT WITH MISTAKES OR INCOMPLETE

This piece received 18 marks:

This piece received 18 marks:

11-15 MARK BAND = E to D

For a piece to fit in this mark band it will be:

  • INCOMPLETE, MAYBE MISSING A KEY PART OR SECTION
  • LACKING A CONVINCING SENSE OF STYLE
  • MUSICAL IDEAS MAY SOUND RANDOMLY OR INCONSISTENTLY
  • WRITING FOR INSTRUMENTS IS BASIC (POSSIBLY WITH MISTAKES)
  • THE SCORE/WRITE-UP IS INCOMPLETE AND LACKING ANY DETAIL.

This piece received 12 marks:

Here are a few further examples for you to mark..

Unit 4 Composition Examples on Audio boo

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