Music Exam Board: AQA
Summer 2022 Exam Dates:
Wednesday 22 June 9:00am Paper 1 1 hour 30 mins

Important Information:

  • Students now need to submit either one solo with a duration of at least one and a half minutes or one ensemble performance with a duration of at least two minutes.
  • Students will now need to compose one piece of music with a duration of at least 2 minutes. Compositions may be in response to a set brief or be freely composed.

2022 Exam Board Advance Information:

Section A

  • 3 – Traditional music – contemporary Latin music removed (removed)
  • 4 – Western classical tradition since 1910 – orchestral music of Copland (removed)

Section B

Extended questions will focus on:

  • Mozart: Clarinet Concert in A major, K. 622, 3rd movement, Rondo
  • Graceland
Music Advance Information

Other Support:

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