Mock exam paper D - Music Composing Ordinary Level Marking Scheme

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EXAMINATION 2011

MUSIC COMPOSING

ORDINARY

Descriptors

Mark

Sub-Total

Total

1

Each melody:

A -Good sense of shape, rhythmically consistent

B -Rhythmically consistent, with a moderately good sense of shape

C - Rhythm generally consistent, with some awareness of key and shape

D - Some rhythmical inconsistencies. Little awareness of key and shape

E - No awareness of key, shape or rhythm

F - Little or no attempt

Deductions , if omitted or deficient: Ending on tonic (2 marks each melody), instruments (1 mark for each melody)

17 – 20

14 – 16

11 – 13

8 – 10

5 – 7

0 -4

20 + 20

40

2

A - Good sense of shape, rhythmically consistent with words

B - Rhythmic fairly consistent with words, Moderately good sense of shape

C- Rhythm generally consistent, good sense of shape with some awareness of words

D - Some rhythmical inconsistencies with words. Little awareness of key and shape

E - No awareness of key, shape or rhythm

  1. F) Little or no attempt

Deductions , if omitted or deficient: Ending on tonic (4 marks)

34 – 40

28 – 33

22 – 27

16 – 21

10 – 15

0 – 9

40

3

Each melody:

A - Good sense of shape, rhythm and style of dance maintained

B – Good attempt at maintaining rhythm and style of dance, with a moderately good sense of shape

C -Rhythm and style of dance generally consistent, with some awareness of key and shape

D -Some rhythmical inconsistencies. Little awareness of key and shape

E - No awareness of key, shape or rhythm

  1. F - Little or no attempt

Deductions , if omitted or deficient: Ending on tonic (2 marks each melody), instruments (1 mark for each melody)

17 – 20

14 – 16

11 – 13

8 – 10

5 – 7

0 -4

20 + 20

40

Question

Element

Descriptors

Mark

Sub - Total

Total

4

Grid

Melody

Bass

1 mark per correct note of chord.

2 marks per correct note. Exception- In line 3, 1 mark per correct note in 1st and 2nd beat of bar 3 (deduct .5 mark per note if given rhythm not used)

2 marks per correct bass note. (Deduct .5 mark if given rhythm not used).

12

2 x 11 + 2

2 x 12

12

24

24

60

5

Grid

Chords

Bass

1 mark per c...

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