A Level Music Online Course


GCE AS/A Level Music is the gold quality level in formal capabilities and is acknowledged by generally Universities. This program is actually equivalent to any course you would discover at your neighborhood school or school. Concentrate online from home, through LIVE exercises with a benevolent qualified educator or self-managed utilizing video-accounts of exercises and instructor help.

The course duration is 2 years (AS year / A2 year)


A-level Music


AS Units

Unit G351: Performing Music 1 120 marks OCR-assessed Practical Examination (visiting examiner)

Section A: Recital: solo (maximum 8 minutes) 60 marks

Section B: Discussion (Viva voce) (approximately 5 minutes) 20 marks

Section C: Further Performing: one of

  • further performance on the recital instrument in an ensemble or duet or as an accompaniment (maximum 4 minutes)
  • performing on a second instrument (maximum 4 minutes)
  • performing own composition (maximum 4 minutes)
  • improvisation (maximum 2 minutes plus 10 minutes preparation time). 40 marks

Unit G352: Composing 1 90 marks Teacher-assessed portfolio

Section A: The Language of Western Tonal Harmony: exercises (maximum seven) 45 marks

Section B: Instrumental Techniques (maximum length 3 minutes). 45 marks

Unit G353: Introduction to Historical Study in Music 90 marks Timed Examination Paper (1 hour 45 minutes + 15 minutes preparation time)

Section A: Aural Extract: one of • solo instrumental chamber or orchestral repertoire from the period 1700 to 1830 • popular instrumental music from 1900 to the present day 30 marks

Section B: Prescribed Works: two extracts • 18th/early 19th century Orchestra • Jazz 1920 to 1960. 40 marks

Section C: Contextual Awareness: one question from three 20 marks 10

A2 Units

Unit G354: Performing Music 2 (Interpretation) 120 marks OCR-assessed Practical Examination (visiting examiner)

Section A: Recital: solo, ensemble or accompanying (maximum 15 minutes) 100 marks Section B: Viva voce: interpretative understanding (approximately 5 minutes) 20 marks

Unit G355: Composing 2 90 marks Teacher-assessed portfolio

Section A: Stylistic Techniques: exercises (maximum 8) based on one of: • two-part counterpoint of the late 16th century

  • two-part Baroque counterpoint chorale harmonisations in the style of J.S. Bach
  • minimalism
  • serialism
  • popular song
  • keyboard additions in initialIdealistic style
  • string quartets in the Classical style

45 marks

Section B: Composition: one of:

  • music for film/TV (maximum 4 minutes) 45 marks
  • instrumental interpretation of a programme (maximum 4 minutes)
  • vocal setting of a text (maximum 120 words or 4 stanzas)

Unit G356: Historical and Analytical Studies in Music 90 marks Timed Examination Paper (1 hour 45 minutes + 15 minutes preparation time)

Section A: Aural extract: accompanied vocal music 1900 to 1945 40 marks

Section B: Historical Topics: two questions from three on one of six topics:

  • Music for the Stage
  • Song
  • Music for Screen
  • Program Music
  • Music and Belief
  • Post-1945 Popular Music. 50 marks

Who is this course for?

This program is for musicians who want to achieve a progressed globally perceived capability and for the individuals who wish to examine Music at University.

Learners who love Music and require additional UCAS points - up to 56 points available!


Capacity to play an instrument (sing)

Genuine about finishing the course

Can take guidance

More likely than not learned at NQF Level 2 (BTEC, GCSE or proportional)

Need a PC associated with the web

Career path

Learners who finish this programheadway to University or to artistic careers