Component 3 Practice Paper – Radio Star

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Component 3 - Listening and Analysing - Practice Papers

Practice Paper Overview

The aim of these question papers are to give you regular listening and analysing practice, the recommendation is 1 paper a week over 10 to 15 weeks, on the lead to your exam. Each paper consists of several different songs for you to listen to and answer questions on. Just like in the actual Component 3 – Listening and Analysing Exam you will get relevant questions for both sections A and Sections B.

What’s in the paper?

  • Section A – 4 Questions (40marks)

  • Song 1 – The Buggles : Video Killed the Radio Star

  • Song 2 – Blondie : Heart of Glass

  • Song 3 – Rocket 88 : Ike Turner/Jackie Brenston

  • Song 4 – The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever

  • Section B – 2 Question (35marks)

  • Song 5 (Compare and Analyse 2 versions of) – Comfortably Numb

  • Song 6 (Development question) – Van Halen : I’m the One