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These three Listening Quizzes from Musical Contexts challenge pupil's knowledge to correctly aurally identify music from the three main periods of music history in the Western Classical Tradition: Baroque, Classical and Romantic.  

 

Each of the Listening Quizzes contains an MP3 audio file of 10 edited musical extracts, along with a pupil answer sheet and teacher's notes, track listings, answers and discussion.  

 

As only some of the musical extracts in each quiz correctly belong to a specific musical period, an optional stretch and challenge activity includes challenging pupils to place the 'odd musical extracts out' into their most suitable musical period: Baroque, Classical, Romantic or 20th Century.

 

These Listening Quizzes will form an excellent revision aid for GCSE Music pupils preparing for the Listening Examination or as a 'step up to AS or A-Level Music' when looking at the Western Classical Tradition.  They can also be used in Secondary/KS3 lessons when exploring music of a certain period and can easily be adapted into shorter DOITNOW or Exit Quizzes with a simple: "Hands up if you hear a Baroque/Classical/Romantic piece" to test knowledge and understanding.

 

The Identifying Musical Periods Listening Tasks is available as a ZIP file upon purchase containing PDF and customisable and editable Word (.docx) versions of pupil and teacher sheets and MP3 audio files.  

Identifying Musical Periods Listening Tasks

£6.00Price
  • Contents

    • Identifying Baroque Music Listening Quiz (Answer Sheet, Teacher's Notes, Track Listening, Answers and Discussion and MP3 Audio file)
    • Identifying  Classical Music Listening Quiz (Answer Sheet, Teacher's Notes, Track Listening, Answers and Discussion and MP3 Audio file)
    • Identifying Romantic Music Listening Quiz (Answer Sheet, Teacher's Notes, Track Listening, Answers and Discussion and MP3 Audio file)
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