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MUSIC PAPER 2 GRADE 12 QUESTIONS - NSC PAST PAPERS AND MEMOS SEPTEMBER 2016

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MUSIC
PAPER TWO (P2)
GRADE 12 
EXAM PAPERS AND MEMOS
SEPTEMBER 2016

INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION 

  1. This question paper consists of THREE sections:
    SECTION A (Aural) (10)
    SECTION B (Recognition) (12)
    SECTION C (Form) (8)
  2. QUESTION 1, QUESTION 2, QUESTION 3 and QUESTION 7 are  COMPULSORY. 
  3. Answer QUESTION 4 (WESTERN ART MUSIC – WAM) OR QUESTION 5  (JAZZ) OR QUESTION 6 (INDIGENOUS AFRICAN MUSIC – IAM).
  4. Candidates must write their answers on this question paper. Use a pencil for  music notation and blue or black ink for the other answers.
  5. This examination will be written while candidates listen to a CD. 
  6. The music teacher at the centre must conduct the examination in the presence  of the invigilator.
  7. The last page of the question paper is manuscript paper intended for rough  work. It may be removed by the candidate.
  8. Candidates may NOT have access to any musical instrument for the duration  of this examination.
  9. Write neatly and legibly. 

INSTRUCTION TO THE PERSON OPERATING THE SOUND EQUIPMENT

  1. The instructions for the music teacher appears in the frames. 
  2. Each musical extract (track) must be played the number of times specified in  the question paper. 
  3. Allow enough time between tracks to allow candidates time to think and write  their answers before playing the next track. 
  4. The number of the track must be announced clearly each time before it is  played.
  5. If a school offers more than one stream (WAM, JAZZ, IAM), the following  guidelines must be followed: 
    • Each stream must write the examination in a separate venue. 
    • Each venue must be equipped with suitable sound equipment. 
    • Each venue must have its own CD with musical extracts
    • An invigilator must be present in each venue. 
    • The tracks have to be played as follows:
      • WAM candidates: Tracks 1 to 14 and Track 23.
      • JAZZ candidates: Tracks 1 to 10; Tracks 15 to 18 and Track 23.
      • IAM candidates: Tracks 1 to 10 and Tracks 19 to 23.
  1. A battery-powered CD player must be available In case of a power failure.

MARKING GRID

SECTION A: AURAL 

TOTAL 

MARKER 

MODERATOR

QUESTION 1 (COMPULSORY) 

4

   

QUESTION 2 (COMPULSORY) 

6

   

SUBTOTAL 

10

   

 

SECTION B: RECOGNITION 

TOTAL 

MARKER 

MODERATOR

QUESTION 3 (COMPULSORY) 

4

   

AND

QUESTION 4 (WAM) 

8

   

OR

QUESTION 5 (JAZZ) 

8

   

OR

QUESTION 6 (IAM) 

8

   

SUBTOTAL 

12

   

 

SECTION C: FORM 

TOTAL 

MARKER 

MODERATOR

QUESTION 7 (COMPULSORY) 

8

   

SUBTOTAL 

8

   

 

GRAND TOTAL                        

30             

                                         

 

QUESTIONS

SECTION A: AURAL 
QUESTION 1 (COMPULSORY) 

Play Track 1 THREE times. Pause for 30 seconds in between.  

1.1 Listen to the melodic and rhythmic phrase. Notate the rhythm of the missing  notes in bars 2–3 below. 

23 melodic and rhythmic phrase(3)

 Play Track 1 ONCE more. 

 

Play Track 2 TWICE in succession.  

1.2 Make a cross (X) in the block next to the correct time signature of this extract.
24 Make a cross(1)

 [4]

QUESTION 2 (COMPULSORY) 

Play Track 3 ONCE to provide a general overview.  

Listen to the extract from the second movement of Cello Concerto, Op. 104 by  A. Dvořák. Answer the questions that follow. 
CELLO CONCERTO

 

Play Track 4 TWICE.  

2.1 Name the interval at 2.1, for example Major 3rd. (1)

Play Track 4 FOUR times. Pause ONE minute between each repetition. 

2.2 Fill in the missing notation at 2.2 in bars 12 and 13. (3) 

Play Track 5 ONCE.  

2.3 Identify the compositional technique used at 2.3 in bars 22–24. (1) 

Play Track 6 TWICE.  

2.4 Name the cadence used at 2.4. (1) 

[6] 
TOTAL SECTION A: 10

SECTION B: RECOGNITION OF MUSIC CONCEPTS 
QUESTION 3: GENERAL LISTENING (COMPULSORY) 
Mark THREE items in COLUMN A in QUESTIONS 3.1–3.4 that relate to the music  that you hear. Make a cross (X) in THREE appropriate blocks. 

3.1    (3) 

Play Track 7 TWICE.  

 

COLUMN A 

Track 7

Homophonic Texture

                                  

Baroque Period

 

Concerto

 

Polyphonic Texture

 

Classical Period

 

Piano Sonata 

 

3.2 (3) 

Play Track 8 TWICE.  

 

COLUMN A 

Track 8

Primary chords

                                 

A cappella

 

Polyrhythm

 

Parallel intervals

 

Ankle rattles

 

Call and response 

 

3.3         (3) 

Play Track 9 TWICE.  

COLUMN A 

Track 9

Piano

                                

Pennywhistle

 

Township Jive

 

Accordion

 

Syncopation

 

Mbaqanga 

 

3.4    (3) 

Play Track 10 TWICE. 

 

COLUMN A 

Track 10

Suspensions

                                

Irregular metre

 

Minor key

 

Regular metre

 

Adagio

 

Timpani 

 

(12 ÷ 3) [4]

Answer QUESTION 4 (WAM) OR QUESTION 5 (JAZZ) OR QUESTION 6 (IAM).
QUESTION 4: WAM 

4.1 

Play Track 11 ONCE.  

4.1.1 Identify the brass instrument playing at the beginning of this extract. (1) 

Play Track 11 ONCE again 

4.1.2 Describe this work with regard to genre, tempo and time signature.

Genre: 
Tempo:
Time signature: (3)

4.1.3 Provide this extract with a suitable title. (1) 

4.2 

Play Track 12 ONCE.  

4.2.1 Identify ONE woodwind and ONE string instrument that plays the  melody at the beginning of this extract. 
Woodwind instrument: 
String instrument: (2) 
4.2.2 With which ONE of the following genres do you associate this  extract? Make a cross (X) in the appropriate block. 

Chamber music  

Concerto 

Symphony 

Concert overture 

(1) 

Play Track 12 ONCE again.  

4.2.3 Identify the composer and give a title for this work. 

Composer: 

Title: (2)

4.3

Play Track 13 TWICE.  

4.3.1 Which style of composition that was predominantly used during the  Baroque period is evident in this extract? (1) 
4.3.2 Name the subgenre in opera music that is associated with this  extract. (1) 
4.3.3 Identify the composer of this work. 
Make a cross (X) in the appropriate block. 

Bach

Mozart 

Mendelssohn 

Chopin 

(1)
4.4

 Play Track 14 TWICE. 

Mark THREE items in COLUMN A that is related to Track 14. 
Make a cross (X) in THREE appropriate blocks.  

COLUMN A 

Track 14

Pamina and Papageno

                                

Allegro assai

 

Papageno and Papagena

 

Andantino

 

Sarastro and chorus

 

Recitative

 

Larghetto

 

Duet 

 

(3) 
(16 ÷ 2) [8] 

OR

QUESTION 5: JAZZ 
5.1 

Play Track 15 TWICE.  

5.1.1 Identify the woodwind instrument playing in this extract. (1) 
5.1.2 Identify the South African jazz style. (1) 
5.1.3 Name the group that you associate with this extract. (1) 

5.2 

Play Track 16 TWICE.  

5.2.1 Identify the South African jazz style. (1) 
5.2.2 Give TWO reasons to motivate your answer to QUESTION 5.2.1. (2) 

Play Track 16 TWICE.  

5.2.3 Describe the music with regard to typical rhythmical features and  time signature(s). 
Rhythm: 
Time signature: (2)
5.2.4 Identify the group performing this work. (1)

5.3 

Play Track 17 TWICE.  

5.3.1 Identify the style and artist that can be heard in this extract. (2) 
5.3.2 Name ONE chordophone and ONE electrophone instrument  featured in this extract.  
Chordophone: 
Electrophone: (2)

5.4 

Play Track 18 TWICE.  

Mark THREE items in COLUMN A that is related to Track 18. Make a  cross (X) in THREE appropriate blocks.  

COLUMN A 

Track 18

Piano improvisation

                                

Blues Notes Band

 

Dollar Brand

 

Cape Jazz

 

Trumpet improvisation

 

Brotherhood of Breath

 

Kwela

 

Jazz in exile 

 

(3) 
(16 ÷ 2) [8] 

OR

QUESTION 6: IAM 
6.1 

Play Track 19 TWICE.  

6.1.1 Identify the type of African song associated with this extract. Make a cross (X) in the appropriate block. (1)

Funeral song

Work song 

Initiation song 

Wedding song 

6.1.2 Identify ONE vocal technique used in this extract. (1) 
6.1.3 Which voice group performs this song? (1) 

6.2 

Play Track 20 ONCE.  

6.2.1 Identify the South African style. (1) 

Play Track 20 ONCE.  

6.2.2 Describe the instrumentation used in this extract. (2) 
6.2.3 Identify the group performing in this extract. (1)

6.3 

 Play Track 21 ONCE.  

6.3.1 Name and define the style that you hear in this extract. (2) 
6.3.2 With which African tribe do you associate this music? 
Make a cross (X) in the appropriate block. (1)

AmaZulu

AmaXhosa 

AmaSwazi 

AmaNdebele 

 

 Play Track 21 ONCE.  

6.3.3 Identify ONE prominent chordophone instrument used in this extract. (1) 
6.3.4 Why is this South African style so closely related to Blues? (2) 

6.4 

Play Track 22 TWICE.  

Mark THREE items in COLUMN A that is related to Track 22. Make a  cross (X) in THREE appropriate blocks.  

COLUMN A 

Track 22

Djembe 

                                

Polyrhythm

 

Philip Tabane

 

Monophonic

 

Free Kiba

 

Tabla drums

 

Sello Galane

 

vhaVenda drums 

 

(3) 
(16 ÷ 2) [8] 

TOTAL SECTION B: 12

SECTION C : FORM
QUESTION 7 (COMPULSORY) 
Read and study the questions for ONE minute.
MUSIC Q7

Play Track 23 ONCE to provide an overview. 

 

Play Track 23 ONCE again.  

7.1 Name the overall form of this work. (1) 
7.2 Give an analysis of the form of the Minuet. (9 ÷ 3) (3)
Minuet:  

SECTION 

BARS 

MAIN KEYS

     
     
     

7.3 Give an analysis of the form of the Trio. (9 ÷ 3) (3) 
Trio: 

SECTION 

BARS 

MAIN KEYS

     
     
     

7.4 How is the key of the Trio related to the key of the Minuet? (1) 

Play Track 23 one last time.  

 TOTAL SECTION C: 8
GRAND TOTAL: 30

ROUGH WORK:
25 rough work

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