Alan Charlton: Edexcel GCSE Music Revision guide


Catalogue No: RHG327
Format: Books | Reference
Tailored to the new Edexcel GCSE Music specification (first examination in 2011). This revision guide presents all of the key information that Edexcel students need to know for success in their written exam, without unnecessary detail and complications.

  • Key facts about each of the 12 set works
  • Revision tips that will help you to prepare for the exam with confidence
  • A reminder of how to write about the elements of music
  • Test yourself questions that allow you to check your knowledge as you progress
  • A comprehensive glossary that enables you to check that you understand the key terms.
This revision guide has been written by an experienced teacher and examiner in a concise and friendly manner. It will help you to achieve the best results possible.

Tracks are recommended throughout the book to accompany various activities or for broader listening opportunities. iTunes playlists are available with all the tracks in one place for you to download if you wish. Ensure that iTunes Ping is turned on, then search for Rhinegold Education, where you will see all the available playlists for our books.

Alan Charlton is a freelance composer. He was awarded the first ever PhD in Composition from Bristol University in 1997 and was the first Eileen Norris Fellow in Composition at Bedford School (1999–2002). He was head of music technology at Bedford School from 2000–2009 and is also an examiner for Edexcel.

"I don’t know what I would have done without the little blue book!"
Student, Chessington Community College, Surrey
ISBN: 9781907447099
Published on: 04 October 2010
No of pages: 80
Language: English
Publisher: Rhinegold Education

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        Scores 9.4 out of 10 based on 5 reviews
        9 out of 10


        Very concise and digestible. Excellent revision aid.
        Not a very big book for the money. Need to get answers to practice questions from website
        Confirmed purchase: 01 October 2014
        Published on: 15 October 2014
        10 out of 10


        GB Nothing.
        Everything is simpily structured, great for learning the EDEXCL criteria.
        Could get to the point a bit faster, although it is pretty much perfect.
        Confirmed purchase: 28 May 2014
        Published on: 22 June 2014
        8 out of 10


        Warrington GB Gcse music student
        Some facts contradicted text book
        Confirmed purchase: 03 February 2014
        Published on: 21 June 2014

        Musicroom Reviews

        This book is great, with all the important information you need in a few simple, well laid out pages per set piece. It also has practice questions for each of the pieces which is really helpful when seeing if you have remembered everything!! I would DEFINITELY recommend this !!!
        Anonymous - ()
        My brother used this book to help him recently got a A* in his music GCSE
        Anonymous - ()
        Bought as a recommended study book by school. Detailed and easy to understand. Contains everything needed for Edexcel GCSE Music examination. Excellent study book - would recommend.
        Anonymous - (Ventnor, United Kingdom)
        Very quick delivery. Clear and concise with nearly everything you need for the exam.
        Anonymous - ()
        I got this Edexcel GCSE music revision guide for my son. He was pleased with the context and has found it very useful.
        Anonymous - (Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom)
        Very concise , easy to read booklet. For those doing GCSE music it is a must . I was able to help my daughter revise with this booklet even though it had been a long time since I did 'o level' music . It was delivered very quickly too .
        Anonymous - (Tring, United Kingdom)