2The elements Composition Sleeve note There are two elements to this unitCompositionSleeve noteTo achieve this you are allocated15 hours composition1 hour sleeve note
3CompositionComposition can broadly be divided into ‘research and preparation’ and ‘writing’, with only the time spent on the writing part of the process counting towards the maximum 15 hours.
4Research You can do this at any time out You can do this outside of collegeMaking sketchesImprovisingThis may includeTaking notesLearning softwareExperimentationListening to musicStudying the brief
5Writing Research is done in your time Writing is done in college time You will be supervised under exam conditionsYour music cannot leave the collegeYou have 15 hours during term 2
6Recording Your work must be recorded The time for this lies outside the 15 hoursYour performance can be a live recordingYour performance can be computer generatedEdexcel suggest if your work is a live recording this should be recorded before the 15 hours writing time has expiredThis will allow you time for revision
7Sleeve Note You are allocated one hour You will be supervised under exam conditions