Programme music (OCR A2)
Background and analysis of programme music based on speed, storytelling, war, birds and nature, with composition ideas. Programme music is an important subject in the OCR A2 Music examination.
It appears in two separate units:
- A2 Unit G355: Composing 2
- A2 Unit G356: Historical and Analytical Studies in Music
This article introduces a variety of works that could be studied as ‘related repertoire’, and complements these with a number of composing ideas.