Mock exam paper C - Music Listening Higher Level

MUSIC-HIGHER LEVEL

LISTENING (100 marks)

Duration: 1 hour and a half

PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2012

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INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

Write your examination number, as required, in the box above.

❐Before the examination begins, listen carefully to the test excerpt.

If you cannot hear the recording clearly, speak to the Superintendent now.

❐You may not make any comment, tap, hum or sing during this examination.

❐Listen for the warning pip and announcements on the recording.

❐You may write your answers when you wish, either during a recording or during the pauses.

❐Write all your answers in this answer book in the spaces provided.

In questions where there is a choice, place a tick in the appropriate box.

❐Use the spaces inside the back cover for rough work.

❐Do not bring any other papers into the examination hall

You may not make any comment, tap, hum or sing during the examination

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Q. 1 Three excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture by Tchaikovsky

  • You will hear three different entries of the “Love theme”. Sections A, B and C will be played THREE times. There is a twenty second gap between each playing of the music in this question.
  • Answer the questions on pages 4 and 5
  • Please make sure you read all questions before the excerpts are played.

Section A, Bars 184 – 191

Section B, Bars 213 - 220

Section C, Bars 389 - 396

Section A, bars 184 - 191

  1. From the score above, name the key of the excerpt.

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(ii) Identify the two instruments playing the melody in the excerpt?

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  1. Identify and describe the technique employed by the strings during and after the theme has been heard.

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