Mock exam paper D - Music Listening Higher Level Marking Scheme

PRE-LEAVING CERTIFICATE

EXAMINATION 2014

MUSIC LISTENING

HIGHER

Q

Sec

Part

Answer

Mark

Sub-Total

Total

1

A

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet

3rd option

Valid explanation

Clear reference must be made to theme 3 for full marks

1+1

1.5

4

7.5

B

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Recapitulation

Valid description

Syncopation

Valid description

1

2

2

2

7

C

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Different key or instruments or any other relevant feature

Must include Exposition, development and recapitulation.

Must make reference to tonic and dominant for full marks

Must make reference to irregular structure for full marks

2

3.5

4

9.5

25

2

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

Dies Irae

Canon, Inversion or any other relevant feature

7

8

Marimba, Violin, Guiro

Must identify section correctly.

Must refer to relevant instrumentation and instrumental technique.

1

1 + 1

1

1.5

0.5 for section name.

1 mark for each remaining

1

2

1

1.5

4.5

10

Q

Sec

Part

Answer

Mark

Sub-Total

Total

3

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

Arpeggios/Broken chords played by the harp, based on the tonic chord – or equivalent

Harp and nonet (list instruments in nonet)

Countermelody

Valid explanation

Syncopation

Valid explanation

Length –or any other valid feature

2

2

1

1

1

1

2

2

2

2

2

2

10

4

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

(iv)

(v)

1st movement

Exposition 2

E major

F# G A F#

Dotted quaver, semiquaver, 2 crotchets

Clarinet and Bassoon

Tied notes over the bar, syncopation, Semiquaver movement, dotted rhythm – or any other relevant feature

0.5

0.5

1

2

2

1+1

1+1

1

1

4

2

2

10

Q

Sec

Part

Answer

Mark

Sub -Total

Total

5

A

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Sean Nos

Ornamentation, free rhythm, little/no dynamics, nasal tone, unaccompanied solo performance,

Greater than an octave

1

1 +1

2

5

B

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Slip jig, 9

8

Guitar, fiddle

-Guitar intro, (no of bars for extra marks

-How and when fiddle enters and the countermelody it plays

-Name and performance style of melody instrument (low whistle)

-Any other relevant information

1 + 1

1 + 1

1 + 1

6

C

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

Melody -Tin whistle

Accompaniment –Mandolin or acc...

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