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I have listened to a range of music and can identify features and concepts. I can give constructive comments on my own and others' work, including the work of professionals. Third Level Curriculum For Excellence ~ EXA 3-19a
NATIONAL 5 PERFORMANCE EXAM - TUESDAY 12TH MARCH.
Keep an eye out for your exam time.
Pupils should have 8 minutes of music prepared.
NATIONAL 5 LISTENING EXAM - FRIDAY 26TH APRIL @9AM
GET REVISING! BELOW ARE ALL THE REVISION GUIDES YOU NEED.
Useful websites, revision booklets, past papers (& answers). If there is anything you are stuck with please don't hesitate to ask.
COMPOSITION DEADLINE = 7TH MARCH
*Modern Music (20th Century+)
Below are links to interactive booklets for each of the listening units covered in the Nat5 course.
NATIONAL 5 REVISION
Below are links to useful websites, files and resources to help you revise for the listening exam. Remember this is 40% of your overall grade! You need to know all of the concepts from N3 to N5 and have good knowledge of the literacy concepts too.
NATIONAL 3-5 CONCEPT CHECKLIST (click the link to download the file)
NATIONAL 5 CONCEPT FLASHCARD REVISION SITE (click link to revise)
GLOW CONCEPTS REVISION SITE (note you will need your glow login for this one)
REVISION SITE 1 (another schools website with great video links of each concept)
NQ MUSIC WEBSITE (the original education Scotland website, brilliant for revision but is now slow! this will be deleted in March!!!)
MUSIC OF SCOTLAND
Below are all the previous past papers provided by the SQA along with the accompanying music tracks and answers.
Below are all the concepts for national 3, 4 and 5. You can pick different modes of study using the drop down box in the bottom right corner. You can either view the concept and definition together or click 'both sides' (top right) to show them seperately- this is a great way for testing your concept knowledge.
Literacy (Written Music)
There is now a literacy element to the music exam. It was previously part of the higher exam but there is now more emphasis on literacy at National 4 & 5.
You are required to know:~
*Accidentals (Flats, Sharps, Naturals) *Scales and Key Signatures (C,F,G Major- A minor)
*Treble Clef *Sequences
*(Grouped) semiquavers *Dotted Quavers
*Paired Quavers *Dotted Crotchet
*Dotted Rhythms *Repeat Signs
*Scotch Snap *1st and 2nd Time Bars
*Dynamic Markings (mf, mp, ff, pp, sfz) *Chords (C,F,G Major- A minor)
Useful website links:
Music Literacy Revision
Links to powerpoint lessons and documents: (Click link to see page)
Intermediate 2 Literacy Booklet (Will be very similar to the National 5 booklet)