Music P3 Questions and Answers - Butula Sub-County Post Mock Exams 2021/2022

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Instructions to Candidates

  1. Write your name and index number in the spaces provided above
  2. Sign and write the date of examination in the spaces provided.
  3. Answer all questions in this paper
  4. In question 4 choose any two of the questions numbered (a), (b), (c) and (d)
  5. DO NOT remove any pages.
  6. Candidates should check the question paper to ensure that all the pages are printed as indicated and no questions are missing.


QUESTIONS

SECTION A: BASIC SKILLS

  1.                  
    1. Starting with the given opening, compose a melody of 16 bars for voice, modulating to the relative minor before returning to the tonic. Incorporate a duplet. (9marks)
      1 tyfaytd
    2. Using staff notations compose a tune to suite the following lyrics. Add phrase marks. (6 marks)
      Utu ni kitu adimu
      Kipawa chake manani
      1b jhgyatfdauy
  2. Harmonize the following Soprano melody by adding Alto, Tenor and Bass. Use the following chords: I, ii, IV, V and vi. Incorporate passing 6 . (15 marks)
    2 jagda

SECTION B: HISTORY AND ANALYSIS (48 marks)
3.AFRICAN MUSIC

  1.                                
    1. Identify any two African ostinato chordophone (2 marks)
    2. State one method of playing ostinato chordophone (1 mark)
  2. Mwomboko is a dance from Kenyan community
    1. Name the community that performs the dance. ( 1 mark)
    2. Name the composition of the performers.( 1 mark)
    3. Name the occasion in which the dance is performed.( 1 mark)
    4. Identify two accompanying instruments.( 2 marks)
  3.  Mention any three function of lullabies in African societies.(3 marks)
  4. Explain three qualities of good soloist. ( 3 marks)

4. WESTERN MUSIC
Answer any two of the questions (a), (b), (c) and (d).

  1. William Byrd
    1. Name any two of Byrd contemporaries. (2 mark)
    2. Outline two aspects that show how Byrd worked together with his teacher. (2marks)
    3. Give three features that characterized byrd sacred music ( 3 mark)
  2. franz joseph haydn
    1. Hydn is one of the musicians who are known as the Vienna 4 name the other three (3 marks)
    2. Outline two ways in which Haydn developed as a composer, as a result of working for prince Esterhazy in the country side. (2marks)
    3. Identify the following works ( 2 marks)
      • London……………………………………………………………………….
      • Symphony…………………………………………………………………….
  3. franz liszt 
    1. Outline any three distinctive features that characterized liszt symphonic poems (3 marks)
    2. In which period of music history was Liszt a composer? (1 marks)
    3. Mention any three sources that influenced Liszt to be a reknown music composer (3marks)
  4. Bella Bartok
    1. Name any two composition by Bartok during the outbreak of world war one (2 marks)
    2. Outline any three characteristics of Bella Bartok music (3 marks)
    3. In which period did Bella Bartok live? ( 1 mark)
    4. Identify the virtuosity of Bella Bartok ( 1 mark)

5. Prescribed Traditional African Music
Chiviti by diwani nzaro.

  1. Briefly describe the ending section of this recording. (2 marks)
  2. Outline three various musical elements which describe the main section. (3 marks)
  3. Name the members of the media in this performance. ( 3 marks)
  4. State any two common musical ideas that all the instrument share ( 2 marks)

6. Prescribed Western Music
Too much I once lamented

  1.  Analyze this music in terms of the following: (3 marks)
    1. Harmony. …………………………………………………………………….
    2. Dynamics.…………………………………………………………………..
    3. Tonality……………………………………………………………………..
  2. Identify three features of madrigals music used in this score. (3 marks)
  3. State three compositional devices used in lyricism of the melodic passages in this score. (3 marks)
  4. Describe the tempo of the music. (1 mark)

7. Unprepared Analysis

  1. Study the music extract below and answer the questions that follow.
    7a jhgauyduad
    In which form is the melody written? (1 mark)
  2. Identify two devices used to create rhythmic variety in the melody. (2 marks)
  3.                            
    1. State the tonality of the melody. (1 mark)
    2. In which key does the melody modulate before returning to the tonic? (1 mark)
  4.  State the texture of this melody. (1 mark)

SECTION C: GENERAL MUSIC KNOWLEDGE (16 marks)
8.

  1. The following melody is written for clarinet in B flat .Write it in its concert pitch. (5 marks)
    8a njagvftydfa
  2. Differentiate between African harp and western harp ( 4 marks)
  3.                          
    1. State three possible related keys when modulating from key of D major (3 marks)
    2. Outline three differences between modulation and transposition. (3 marks)
    3. State the role of a metronome ( 1mark)


MARKING SCHEME

Question 1

  1.                    
    •  16 bars (1 mark)
    • Cadences (any 2 final inclusive) (2 marks)
    • Modulation (2 marks)
    • Lyricism (1 marks)
    • Duplet (1 mark)
    • Melodic Shape and curve (0.5 mark)
    • Rhythm (0.5 mark)
    • Phrase Marks (1 mark)
      Total 9 marks
  2.                            
    • Syllabic division (1 marks)
    • Text setting to music (1 marks)
    • Rhythm (0.5 marks)
    • Melodic shape and curve (1 marks)
    • Lyricism (1 marks)
    • Cadences (1 marks)
    • Musicianship (0.5 marks)
      Total 6 marks 

Question 2

  • 1marks for each correct chord (7.5 marks)
  • 0.5 mark for each cadence (1 marks)
  • 1.5 mark Voice leading (0.5 mark for each voice (ATB) 1.5 marks)
  • Range (mark as a whole) (1.5 mark)
  • Progression (4.5 marks)
    Total 15 marks

Deduct marks (maximum 4.5 marks) for the following faults

  • Consecutive 5ths and parallel 8ves (0.5 mark each)
  • Overlapping of parts (0.5 mark each)
  • Crossing of parts (0.5 mark each)
  • Spacing in inner parts (0.5 mark each)
  • Exposed 5ths or 8ves (0.5 mark each)
  • Doubled 3rds in primary triads (0.5 mark each)
  • Wrong use of 2nd inversion chords (0.5 mark each)
  • Wrong note values (0.5 mark each)
  • Stems (mark as a whole) (0.5 mark each)

Question 3

  1. (2 marks)
    1. Obokano Nyatiti
    2. Plucking (1 marks)
  2.                  
    1. Kikuyu (1 marks)
    2. Old men and women (1 marks)
    3. Entertainment (1 marks)
    4. Drum (3 marks
      A chordion
      Karingaringa
  3. Functions of lullaby (3 marks)
    • To lull a baby
    • To soothe a baby
    • To express mothers love to the baby
    • To assure the baby of emotional security
    • For entertainment
  4. (4 marks)
    • Audible
    • Courageous
    • Have a strong voice
    • Has strong language commands
    • Leadership ability

4. WESTERN MUSIC.
Answer any two of the following questions (a), (b), (c) and (d)

  1. William Byrd 1543 – 1623
    1. Name any two of Byrd’s contemporaries ( 2 marks )
      • Orlando Di Lassus Weelkes
      • Thomas Tallis Wilbye
      • Thomas Morley Gibbons
      • Palestrina Dowland
    2. Outline two aspects that show how Byrd worked together with his teacher ( 2 marks)
      • Joint organist at chapel royal
      • Granted monopoly to print and import foreign publications by Queen Elizabeth
      • Jointly composed a set of motets “cantiounessacrae”
    3. Give three features that characterize Byrd’s sacred music ( 2 marks )
      • Contrapuntal
      • Flexible rhythm/free rhythm
      • Rich complex imitative style
      • Used Cantus firmus
      • Polyphonic texture
      • Based on modes
      • Was melismati
  2. Franz Joseph Haydn ( 1732 – 1809 )
    1. Haydn is one of the musicians who are known as “The Vienna Four”. Name the other three (3 marks)
      • Amedeus Morzart
      • Ludwig Van Beethoven
      • Franz Schubert
    2. Outline two ways in which Haydn developed as a composer; as a result of working for Prince Esterhazy in the country side (2 marks)
      • Inculcation of originality in Haydns Compositions
      • Readily Available instruments for which he experimented for symphonic Orchestration
      • The high demand by the prince for new music motivated Haydn as a composer to compose more
    3. Identify the following works (2 marks)
      1. The London -Symphony
      2. The Emperor -String Quartet
  3. Franz Lists
    1. (3 marks)
      • Used idee fixe( Leite motive
      • Personalise ( no traditional Hungarian hero)
      • Linked with some mood
      • Make the piano the equal of the orchestra
    2. (1 marks)
      • Romantic
    3. (3 marks)
      • The father was a piano violin cello and guitar player
      • The symphony and song of Beethoven and Schurbert
      • Influenced by Nicola Paganini
  4. Bella Bertok
    1. 2 marks
      • Ballet
      • String quartet
      • Opera
        Iii 20th Centuary 1 mark
    2. 3 marks
      • All his music coloured with Hungarian folksong
      • Composed music using elements of Romantic period
      • His voice works had programmatic styles
    3. Piano Virtuoso

5. PRESCRIBED TRADITIONAL AFRICAN MUSIC
Chivoti

  1.                    
    • Glissando (2 marks
    • Abrupt ending
  2.                      
    • Polyrhythmic (3 marks
    • Highly pitched
    • Monophonic
  3. (3 marks)
    • Chivoti Aerophone
    • Shaken idiophone
    • Struck idiophone
  4.                        
    • They share tempo (2 marks
    • Community
    • Mark different sections

6. PRESCRIBED WESTERN MUSIC
Too much I once Lamented

  1. (3 marks)
    1. Harmony Five voice part
    2. Dynamics p to f
    3. Tonality Modal tonality
  2. (3 marks)
    • Word devices
    • Melisma
    • Canonic imitations
  3.                  
    • Word painting (3 marks
    • Melisma
    • Canonic imitation
      (1 marks)
      Slow tempo

7. SECTION C: UNPREPARED ANALYSIS

  1. Ternary form *1 mark
  2. (2 marks)
    • Triplet
    • Dotted quaver and semiquaver
  3. (1 marks)
    • F major
    • C major
  4. Monophonic texture (1marks)

8. GENERAL MUSIC KNOWLEDGE

  1. Concert pitch for a clarinet in B flat is F major ( 5 marks)
  2.                    
    • Western has metallic strings while African has synthetic strings 4 marks
    • Western has two arms while African has one
    • Western has a crossbar while African has one
    • Western has no resonator while African has it
  3.                
    1. G major
      F major
      B minor
    2.                            
    3.                          
      • modulation for a section while transposition for the whole piece 3 marks
      • modulation returns the tonic while transposition does not
      • modulation is for related keys alone while transposition can be done to any key
    4. To count the number of beats in a performance 1 mark

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