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(a). Melody writing
16 bars. 1 mark
Modulation and back (well established). 2 marks
Cadences (½ mark each -3 cadences). 1½ marks
Melodic curve – including the climax. 1 mark
Lyncism (flow, suigability. 2 marks
Phrasing (mark as a whole). ½mk
Rhythm- Variation/conformity. 1 mark
Melodic shape.(plan, form) 1 mark
Tempo variations. 1 mark Total 12 marks
(b). Writing a melody from given text.
Lyncism 2 marks
Syllabic division (½ mark for each line) 2 marks
Text setting and accentuation .½mark each line 2 marks
Cadences (½ mark for each phrase including final. 2 marks.
Melodic shape.(plain form) 1 mark
Melodic curve/climax. 1 mark
Rhythm variety (mark as whole. 1 mark
Phrase marks (mark as whole. 1 mark
SECTION B (48 Marks)History and Analysis
(a). (i). - Mbaito - Indevendeve/Idingidi/Chagongo
- Nderemo (2 marks)
(ii). - Striking the string.
- Plucking the string.
- Strumming. 2 marks
- Kisii Indevendeve
- Luhya (Maragoli).
Nderemo - Kikuyu
Kituka/Kisuku (2 marks)
(c). Advantages of call and response.
Facilitate distribution of roles.
Makes mastery of text easier.
Involves the whole group.
Keeps every participant alert incase of key damage.
Pitching easily set by soloist.
Creates a variety of texture.
Makes performance interesting.
Allow soloist to rest and concentrate on breath.
Allows for spontaneous improvisational creativity by the soloist. (d). Functions of the lullabies.
To sooth the bay to stop crying.
To lull the baby to sleep.
To express the mother’s love to the baby.
To assure the baby of emotional security.
To entertain the baby.
(a). WILLIAM BYRD i. British (1 mark)
ii. Unaccompanied vocal music with sacred text. (2 marks)
iii. Roman Catholic and Anglican churches. (2 marks)
iv. Madrigal and masses. (2 marks)
(b). ALLESSANDRO SCARLATTI
i. Siciliano. (2 marks)
ii. Accompaniment for the recitative. (2 marks)
iii. Baroque period. (1 mark)
iv. Work in which a solo instrument plays against the orchestra. ( 2 marks)
(c). JOSEPH HAYDN
i. The clock /surprise/military/farewell/Drum roll/London (any 2 symphones-(2 marks
ii. St ceceilia – mass (1 mark)
iii. Armada – opera (1 mark)
iv. Enlightened and wealthy family that employed and developed Haydn musical career for more than 30 years. (2 marks)
v. Mozart. (1 mark)
(d). ANTONIN DROŘAK
i. (Zech (Bohemian) (1mark)
ii. American traditional (2 marks)
iii. Prague conservatoir. (2 marks)
iv. From the new world – symphony. (1 mark)
v. The peasan arogue – opera. (1 mark)
PRESCRIBED AFRICAN TRADITIONA MUSIC
(Boran Folk song) a. Solo and chorus(response) (2 marks)
b. Singing and ornamentation(ululation) (2 marks)
c. Interlude – The musical element between the sections of the performance. They are 2 interludes between 1 and 2 section and also between 2 – 3 sections.(2 marks)
(c) ii). Ornament –Ululation is the main ornament used in the performance. (2 marks)
(iii). Climax – The 2nd section has the climax which is long and intense. Usually characterized by ululation. (2 marks)
PRESCIBED WESTERN MUSIC
a. Bar 107 (1 mark)
b. Sequence (2 marks)
c. D minor (1 mark)
d. Bar 1-4 (soprano has the subject) 2 marks
Bar 11-14 (Tenor imitates the soprano) 2 marks
Bar 15-18 (Bass imitates the tenor) 2 marks
e Bar 133 (1 mark)
(a). Transposition of A major
To welcome the bride to her new home.
To praise and congratulate the wedded.
To educate the couple on family life.
To bid farewell to the bride.
To entertain the couple and guests.
To offer prayers for bride and groom for successful future.
To praise the families of the couple.
To test the patience of the couple.
To urge the society to support them.
To advise the couple.
(c). Binary form
– A form of 2 sectors
– 1st ends in a new key,2nd ends in the original key. Overture
– An orchestral introduction and an oratorio or an opera/large work. Idiophone
– A self sounding percussion instrument. Timbre
- Quality of sound or tone colour of sound. Instrumental ensemble
–A group of players playing different instruments. (1 mark each)
– Single headed (1 mark) Mukanda
– Double headed. (1 mark) Kalapapla
–Single headed. (1 mark) Chapuo
- Double headed. (1 mark)