Mock exam paper D - Music Listening Ordinary Level

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PRE – LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION 2014

MUSIC-ORDINARY LEVEL

LISTENING (100 marks)

Duration: 1 hour and a half

Q.1 An excerpt from Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz

  • 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 that follow

Section A, The first 16 bars of the excerpt are printed below -Bars 256 - 287

Section B, Bars 288 - 301

Section C, Bars 302 - 319. There is no printed music for this section

Section A, Bars 256 - 287

  1. Two instruments playing the melody are

■ timpani and ■ cello and ■ flute and

harp trumpet oboe

(ii)The missing melody notes at X are

(iii)The missing time signature at the beginning of the excerpt is

■ 3 ■ 2 ■ 4

8 4 4

Section B, Bars 288 – 301

(i) The excerpt is taken from which movement?

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(ii)Where in the movement is the excerpt taken?

■ Near the beginning ■ In the middle ■ Near the end

(iii)The rhythmic technique employed by the lower strings is

■ Triplets ■ Syncopation ■ Tied notes

Section C, Bars 302 - 319. There is no printed music for this section

(i) Identify ONE difference between excerpt 2 and excerpt 3.

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(ii)Briefly explain the following terms;

Sonata Form:__________________________________________________________

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