A2 Music Technology in Context

A2 Music Technology in Context


You study either Music for the Moving Image or Words and Music, and answer questions accordingly. Simple.

Here at Robert Smyth we study Music for the moving image, which mainly focuses on Music for films.

Students need a broad and secure knowledge of film music, film composers and film music history, to do well in the exam.

There are 2 specific films set by Edexcel, that students will have to answer questions on. These change every 2 years.

Students in A2 at the moment are covering the following films:


Goldfinger (1964)

Music: John Barry

Director: Guy Hamilton

Batman (1989)

Music: Danny Elfman

Director: Tim Burton


Links and notes to come!!!!