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Popular Music on TV Mock 2008

Emily Prentice | Monday May 11, 2009

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, Music, Other Topics, Pop Music on TV, Staffroom, Mocks

WJEC GCSE Media Studies Section A Mock Exam


After viewing the video tape which consists of extracts from the music programmes use the notes you have made to answer the following questions.

1. Choose one of the music programmes shown and explain how two of the following are used to interest audiences. [10]

  • Camera Shots
  • Editing
  • Special effects
  • Characters
  • Stories


2. Create a new music programme which targets young people.

Task 1

Suggest a name for your new Music Programme.

Task 2

Design a story board for the opening sequences of your new music programme using approximately six to ten shots.

Task 3

Briefly explain your ideas.

Task 4

Identify the channel and time your music programme will be shown.

Task 5

Explain your choice of channel and time. [20]


3. Choose one of the music programmes shown. What is the narrative, theme or image that this programme creates for the audience? [10]


4. Suggest two reasons why music programmes are important to music production companies. Briefly explain your reasons. [10]


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