Edexcel AS Music Technology Coursework 2016 - 2017

AS Music Technology Coursework 2016-17


Unit 1: Music Technology Portfolio 1

Paper Reference: 6MT01

60 hours controlled condition. To be submitted to the examiner May 15 2017

The AS Coursework is made up of three tasks and a logbook. Each task is worth 40 marks and the logbook is worth 20 marks for Questions 9 and 10. Coursework must be completed in controlled conditions as specified by Edexcel. Download and complete: Portfolio 1 + Logbook + Mark scheme


COURSEWORK INTRODUCTION

TASK 1A: Sequenced Realised Performance

Using the original Years and Years recording as your stimulus (single released 1st March 2015, Polydor Ltd.) make a sequenced realisation of this song, including all vocals, instrumental parts, and production features. (Read The Full Task 1A Instructions)

Task 1A: Resources and Guides

Below you will find a range of resources to help you complete this piece of coursework.

Please note: These resources are for guidance only and will in no way violate the Edexcel rules regarding controlled conditions.

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TASK 1B: Multi-track Recording

Make a recording of a piece of music of your own choice in a style relating to Area of Study 2: Popular Music Styles since 1910. You must record a piece of music that has been made available for general release, or an accepted rock, pop or jazz standard. It must not be an original student composition. (Read The Full Task 1B Instructions)

Task 1B: Resources and Guides

Below you will find a range of resources to help you complete this piece of coursework.

Please note: These resources are for guidance only and will in no way violate the Edexcel rules regarding controlled conditions.

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TASK 1C: Creative Sequenced Arrangement

You are required to create an original arrangement between 2 and 3 minutes in length based on one of the following stimuli and in one of the following styles: (Read The Full Task 1C Instructions)

Task 1C: Resources and Guides

Below you will find a range of resources to help you complete this piece of coursework.

Please note: These resources are for guidance only and will in no way violate the Edexcel rules regarding controlled conditions.

Stimuli 1: The Man Who Sold The World

Stimuli 2: Breakfast at Tiffany’s

STYLE 1 – 2-Tone Ska (suggested listening The Specials, Madness, The Beat)

Style 2 – Trance (suggested listening Planet Perfecto, Paul van Dyk, Ferry Corsten)

Logbook

Below you will find a range of resources to help you complete the logbook. The logbook, declaration and all three pieces of coursework must arrive with the examiner no later than 15th May. (Download The Logbook)

Logbook: Resources and Guides

Please note: These resources are for guidance only and will in no way violate the Edexcel rules regarding controlled conditions.

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