Music Technology - level 2 US32303

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Apply knowledge of a music notation application

The following are sample answers for the two assessment tasks contained in the Teacher Guidelines for unit standard 32303.

Included here is the original source score (PDF, 119KB) of ‘Summertime Sun’ for assessors’ reference when comparing the samples for Achieved, Merit and Excellence.

Task 1

Create and edit a score (a minimum of 32 bars and three staves with two different clefs that demonstrates structuring of musical ideas) using the features and functions of a music notation application.

Task 2

Demonstrate processes used to create a notated score using music notation application(s).

Achieved

Judgement for achievement  

The candidate has applied knowledge of a music notation application to create and edit a score.

All the performance criteria from the range 1.1 and 1.2 have been met.

Rhythms are not grouped correctly, the performance directions for muting are missing. Bars and staves are not divided well, some of the notes have been entered incorrectly.

Sequence sample (PDF, 55KB)

Sequence audio sample (WAV, 17MB)

Merit

Judgement for merit  

The candidate has applied knowledge of a music notation application to create and edit a score that is stylistically consistent.

All the performance criteria from the range 1.1 and 1.2 have been met.

Features limiting the grade are:

Clarity: Some symbols are colliding and are hard to read.

Accuracy: Some notes are missing or have been entered incorrectly. D.S. and 'to coda' have been entered with wrong text feature.

Sequence sample (PDF, 57KB)

Sequence audio sample (WAV, 25MB)

Excellence

Judgement for excellence
 

The candidate has applied knowledge of a music notation application to create and edit a score that is stylistically consistent; clear; and accurate.

All the performance criteria from the range 1.1 and 1.2 have been met.

It is stylistically consistent (rhythms are grouped correctly) the performance directions have been added. Clear: Bars and staves are divided well.

It is clear (objects are not colliding).

It is an accurate representation of the score provided.

Sequence sample (PDF, 61KB)

Sequence audio sample (WAV, 28MB)

 
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