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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Music 1 Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

2 unit Music 1

2016 Candidature - 4677

Band 6
(18.49%)

Displays extensive knowledge and skills about the concepts of music and of music as an art form in a variety of cultural and historical contexts. Displays extensive understanding of the concepts of music in a diverse range of aural experiences. Communicates a comprehensive understanding of the concepts of music and makes extensive musical observations on the chosen topic. Performs with a high level of technical skill and stylistic interpretation. Composes with a high level of stylistic understanding and musical discrimination.
Band 5
(44.53%)

Displays detailed knowledge and skills about the concepts of music and of music as an art form in a variety of cultural and historical contexts. Displays a detailed understanding of the concepts of music in a diverse range of aural experiences. Communicates a thorough understanding of the concepts of music and makes detailed musical observations on the chosen topic. Performs with sustained technical skill and an understanding of style. Composes with a thorough stylistic understanding and musical discrimination.
Band 4
(26.12%)

Displays sound knowledge and skills about the concepts of music and of music as an art form in a variety of cultural and historical contexts. Displays a clear understanding of the concepts of music in a diverse range of aural experiences. Communicates a clear understanding of the concepts of music and makes sound musical observations on the chosen topic. Performs with sound technical skill and a sense of style. Composes with a sound stylistic understanding.
Band 3
(9.12%)

Displays basic knowledge and skills about the concepts of music and of music as an art form in a variety of cultural and historical contexts. Displays a basic understanding of the concepts of music across a range of aural experiences. Communicates a basic understanding of the concepts of music and makes musical observations on the chosen topic. Performs with a basic technical skill and an inconsistent awareness of style. Composes with a basic stylistic understanding.
Band 2
(1.28%)

Displays limited knowledge and skills about the concepts of music and of music as an art form in a variety of cultural and historical contexts. Displays a simplistic understanding of the concepts of music in aural experiences. Communicates a limited understanding of the concepts of music and simple musical observations on the chosen topic. Performs with a limited interpretive and technical skill. Composes with a limited stylistic understanding.
Band 1
(0.42%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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