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NAME_____________________ INDEX NUMBER________________________________

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                                                            DATE________________________________________

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PAPER I

JULY/ AUGUST 2011

MWALA DISTRICT JOINT EXAMINATION

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

MUSIC

PAPER 1

JULY/ AUGUST 2011

Instructions to candidates.

There are four sections in this paper.

(1) Technical exercises            (10 marks)

(2) Sight singing                      (10 marks)

(3) Western piece                    (15 marks)

(4) African piece                     (15 marks)

                        Total                50 marks

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TECHNICAL EXERCISES

Candidates to present the following

Either voice or instrument

(a)

(b)   Either

Or

To be sung to a vowel sound.

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(c) To sung la sound only.

(d) To be sung to a vowel sound.

3.

SIGHT READING

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

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PAPER 2

JULY/ AUGUST 2011

MWALA DISTRICT JOINT EXAMINATION

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

MUSIC

PAPER 2

MARKING SCHME

Rhythm on monotone

1.         (a)        Drum                                                                                                               ( 6 marks )

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            (b) Melody on monotone.                                                                                           ( 8 marks )

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            (c ) Melody in compount time  6                                                                                ( 8 marks )

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2.         (a) Melody in C major key                                                                              ( 8 marks )

                                                            1st section

                                                            2nd section

            (b) Melody in a minor key                                                                                          ( 8 marks )

                                                1st section                                                        2nd section

2.

3. Intervals                  ( 6 marks )

            (a) Major 6th

            (b) Perfect 4th

4.Cadences      ( 8 marks )

            (a) Perfect cadence

            (b) Imperfect cadence

            (c ) Interrupted cadence

            (d ) Plagal cadence

5. Modulation ( 6 marks )

            (a) Modulation from tonic to dominant

            (b) Modulation from minor key to its relative major i.e A minor to C major

                                                                                                (Total marks 50 )            

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PAPER 3

JULY/ AUGUST 2011

Time 2 ½ Hours

MWALA DISTRICT JOINT EXAMINATION

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

MUSIC

PAPER 3

JULY/ AUGUST 2011

Time 2 ½ Hours

Instructions to candidates.

Answer all the questions from all sections.

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SECTION A: BASIC SKILLS (32 MARKS)

1.         Either

            (a) Continue the melody given to sixteen bars long for voice. Introduce a sequence and    

                        modulation to dominant and back. Add expression marks.                           (12 marks)

Or

            (b) Using the staff write a melody and fit in the following words.               (12 marks)

                        Kenya kipenzi changu

                        Milele nitakupenda.

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2.         Harmonise the following melody for soprano, Alto, tenor and bass. Choose chords from   I,II,IV,V and VI.                                                                                                            (20 marks)

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AFRICAN MUSIC (14 MARKS)

3.         (a) Classify the following instruments e.g chordophone, membra nophone etc         (5 marks)

            (i)  Muriempe                          __________________________________________

            (ii) Orutu                                 __________________________________________

            (iii) Abu                                   __________________________________________

            (iv) Ishiriri                               __________________________________________

            (v) Litungu                              __________________________________________

(b) Identify where or the community that use the following instruments.                             (5 marks)

            (i) Mushondo                          __________________________________________

            (ii) Muriempe                          __________________________________________

            (iii) Kithembe                          __________________________________________

            (iv) Boula                                __________________________________________

            (v) Isukuti                               __________________________________________

(c) Name four occasions solo music was use in African society.                                            (4 marks)

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4. COMPOSERS: (14 marks)

            Choose any two composers from the following and answer the questions that follow:-

            (a) Palestrina

                        (i) Which period did he live.                                                                           (1 mark)

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                        (ii) Name 2 works by Palestrina.                                                                     (2 marks)

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                        (iii) Define the following                                                                                (4 marks)

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                                    Requim            ___________________________________________________

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                                    Madrigal          ___________________________________________________

            (b) Mozert:

                        (i) Outline four characteristics of mozarts compositions.                               (4 marks)

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                        (ii) What is a requiem mass?                                                                           (1 mark)

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                        (iii)  Name two works by Mozart.                                                                   (2 marks)

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            (c)  Tchaicovisky

                        (i) Name four works by Tchaicovisky.                                                            (4 marks)

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                        (ii) Give three contributions by Tchaicovisky.                                                (3 marks)

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(d) B. BRITTEN

            (i) What Nationality was Britten?                                                                               (1 mark)

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            (ii) Which period did he live?                                                                                     (1 mark)

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            (iii) What is serialism?                                                                                     (1 mark)

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            (iv) Given four style under which Briten Composed for .                                          (4 marks)

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5.         AFRICAN PRESCRIBED WORKS.        (10 MARKS)

            (i) In this recording comment the style of performance in terms of sections.            (5 marks)

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            (ii) State the styles used in this recording.                                                                  (3 marks)

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            (iii) Comment the role of voice in this recording.                                                       (2 marks)

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6.         Western prescribed works.                                                                                          (10 marks)

            (i) What is the tittle of this work?                                                                               (1 mark)

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            (ii) Explain the following.                                                                                           (3 marks)

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                        (ii) Terra          _________________________________________________________

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                        (iii) Pizzicato   _________________________________________________________

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            (iiii) Identify any area with scalic movement and name the bar.                                (2 marks)

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            (iv) Identify two ornaments used in this score and name the bars they are found.    (2 marks)

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            (v) Comment on the ending of this work.                                                                  (2 marks)

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7.  GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.     (20 MARKS)

(i) What changes has the African folk songs under gone that affects its performance.         (5 marks)

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(ii)  What are the instrument of the string family.                                                                  (4 marks)

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(iii)  What is the role music in wrettling.                                                                                 (6 marks)

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(v)  Transpose the melody below into a key a major 3rd up and name the new key.              (6 marks)

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PAPER 3

JULY/ AUGUST 2011

MWALA DISTRICT JOINT EXAMINATION

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.

MUSIC

PAPER 3

JULY/ AUGUST 2011.

MARKING SCHEME

1.         (a)        (i) 16 bars                                –          (1mk)

                        (ii) Lyricism                             –          (2 marks)

                        (iii) Cadences                          –           (2 marks)

                        (iv) Sequence                          –          (2 marks)

                        (v) Expression                         –           (2 marks)

                                                Total                =          12 marks

            (b)        (ii) Melody flow                      –           4 marks

                        (ii) Accents of words              –           4 marks

                        (iii) Syllabic setting                 –           2 marks

                        (iv) Cadences                          –           2 marks

                                                Total                =          12 marks

2.         Correct chords                                    –           5 marks

            Voice leading                                      –           3 marks

            Voice Range                                      –           3marks

            Final cadence                                      –           2 marks

            Progression of chords                         –           7 marks

                                                Total                =          20 marks

3.         (a)        (i) Membranophone                 –           1 mark

                        (ii) Aerophone                         –           1 mark

                        (iii) Idiophone                         –           1 mark

                        (iv) Chodrophone                    –           1 mark

                        (v) Chordophone                     –           1 mark

            (b)        (i)  Digo, Durumu                   –           1 mark

                        (ii) Meru                                  –           1 mark

                        (iii) Kamba                              –           1 mark

                        (iv) Somali                               –           1 mark

                        (v) Luhyia                               –           1 mark

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            (c)        Planting                                                           –           1mark

                        Child naming                                                  –           1 mark

                        Harvesting                                                       –           1 mark

                        Bear ceremony                                                –           1 mark

4.         (a)        (i)         Renaissance                                         –           1 mark

                        (ii)        Mass, motet, madrigal, lamentations

                        (iii)       Mass                –           Chief catholic service             (1 mark)

                                    Requiem          –           Song for dead                                     (1 mark)

                                    Motet              –           Secular music                          (1 mark)

                                    Madrigal          –           Songs with imitation              (1 mark)

            (b) Mozart

                        (a)  Mozarts composition

                        (b) They were in polyphony structures.                      (1 mark)

                        (c) They had many counter points.                             (1 mark)

                        (d) They had Rhythmic motifs                                               (1 mark)

                        (e) Had many chromatics                                            (1 mark)

                        (f) Had homophonic texture                                       (1 mark)

                        (e) Had diatonic structure(Rhythm)                           (1 mark)

            (c)  Tchaikovisky

                        (i) Workers      – Syphonies                                         (4 marks)

                                                – Piano concertos

                                                – Operas

                                                – Violin concertos

                        (ii) Contribution

                                    Wrote many symphonies.                                (3 marks)

                                    Many Bullets

                                    Piano concertos

            (d)  Benjamin Briten

                                    (i) English                                                        (1 mark)

                                    (ii) Modern                                                      (1 mark)

                                    (iii) 12 tone music                                           (1 mark)

                                    (iv) Style                                                         (4 marks)

            – He choose words to fit in his melodies

            – Used simple phrases

            – He dramatized his operatic music

            – He used his modes effectively.

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5.         AFRICAN PRESCRIBED  (5 MARKS)

            SECTION 1

  • Shouting or vocal ornamentation
  • Instrument blown
  • Ululation.

            SECTION 2

            Solo enters and whole group response a group of solo enters and others response

            A lot of shouting

            Steady use of instruments

            Ululations and a lot of instrumental interludes

            SECTION 3

(i)         – Its vigorous

            – Marks a powerful climax a lot of screaming and shouting and ends with a male

                        shouting

            (ii)        Style used.                                                      (3 marks)

                        Solo and group response

                        Call and response style

                        Overlap style.

            (iii)       Role of voice.                                                  (2 marks)

                                    Sings,  ulllute, ornaments, shouts.

6.  WESTERN PRESCRIBED

            (i) Trout                                                                       (1 mark)

            (ii)        (1) Trout          –           fish                              – 1 mark

                        (2)  Tema         –           Theme                         – 1 mark

                        (3) Pizzicato    –           plucked                       – 1 mark

            (iii) Any reference (2 marks) (1 mark each)

            (iv) any identification (2 mark per ornament.

            (vi) Final ending (2 marks)

  • A bit faster
  • Instrument echo each other
  • All play at the end
  • End up in perfect cadence

7.         (i) Use of microphone – 1 mark

            (ii) Modern dancing style – 1 mark

            (iii) Use of conductor-1 mark

            (iv) Modern instruments-1 mark

            (v) Influence by western style – 1 mark

3.

            Instruments of string families                                                             (4 marks)

                        Violin, viola, cello,. Double bass

            Role of music in wrestling                                                                  (5 marks)

            Cheer, entertain, communicate, encourage etc

            (v) New key G and correct transeposation.                                        ( 6 marks )

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