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SYLLABUS: MUSICOLOGY TOPPER EXAM

Exam structure, marking scheme and syllabus for your 'Musicology Topper' exam are given below. For syllabus books and supporting resources, contact your school or music teachers.

EXAM STRUCTURE & MARKING SYSTEM

For the Musicology topper exam, students must study the syllabus from the Musicology grade books. It consists of three main parts: 1) Technical exercises, 2) First performance piece, and 3) Second performance piece. Students are required to prepare two technical exercises and two songs from the book.

 TECHNICAL STUDIES 1 & 2        40 MARKS 

 PERFORMANCE PIECE 1            30 MARKS 

 PERFORMANCE PIECE 2            30 MARKS 

 TOTAL MARKS                       100 MARKS 

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JUNIOR LEVEL 1

KEYBOARD / VOCALS  

1. Students have to prepare ANY 2 technical studies from 'Section C' of 'Junior Step 1 syllabus book' 

2. Students have to prepare one song from 'Section A' of 'Junior Step 1 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one song from 'Section B' of 'Junior Step 1 syllabus book' OR any 'Free Chice Piece'

JUNIOR LEVEL 2

KEYBOARD / VOCALS  

1. Students have to prepare ANY 2 technical studies from 'Section C' of 'Junior Step 2 syllabus book' 

2. Students have to prepare one song from 'Section A' of 'Junior Step 2 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one song from 'Section B' of 'Junior Step 1 syllabus book' OR any 'Free Chice Piece'

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SENIOR: LEVEL 1

VOCALS / GUITAR / KEYBOARD / DRUMS

1. Students have to prepare 3 technical studies from 'Senior Level 1 syllabus book' (one scale, one chord progression and one raag) 

* Drums students have to prepare ANY 3 technical studies from the book

2. Students have to prepare one 'Raag based song' from Senior Level 1 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one 'Chord based song' from Senior Level 1 syllabus book' 

OR any Free Choice Piece based on any of the chord progressions included in Level 1 Book.  

SENIOR: LEVEL 2

VOCALS / GUITAR / KEYBOARD / DRUMS

1. Students have to prepare 3 technical studies from 'Senior Level 2 syllabus book' (one scale, one chord progression and one raag) 

* Drums students have to prepare ANY 3 technical studies from the book

2. Students have to prepare one 'Raag based song' from Senior Level 2 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one 'Chord based song' from Senior Level 2 syllabus book' 

OR any Free Choice Piece based on any of the chord progressions included in Level 2 Book.  

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SENIOR: LEVEL 3

VOCALS / GUITAR / KEYBOARD / DRUMS

1. Students have to prepare 3 technical studies from 'Senior Level 3 syllabus book' (one scale, one chord progression and one raag) 

* Drums students have to prepare ANY 3 technical studies from the book

2. Students have to prepare one 'Raag based song' from Senior Level 3 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one 'Chord based song' from Senior Level 3 syllabus book' 

OR any Free Choice Piece based on any of the chord progressions included in Level 3 Book.  

SENIOR: LEVEL 4

VOCALS / GUITAR / KEYBOARD / DRUMS

1. Students have to prepare 3 technical studies from 'Senior Level 4 syllabus book' (one scale, one chord progression and one raag) 

* Drums students have to prepare ANY 3 technical studies from the book

2. Students have to prepare one 'Raag based song' from Senior Level 4 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one 'Chord based song' from Senior Level 4 syllabus book' 

OR any Free Choice Piece based on any of the chord progressions included in Level 4 Book.  

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SENIOR: LEVEL 5

VOCALS / GUITAR / KEYBOARD / DRUMS

1. Students have to prepare 3 technical studies from 'Senior Level 5 syllabus book' (one scale, one chord progression and one raag) 

* Drums students have to prepare ANY 3 technical studies from the book

2. Students have to prepare one 'Raag based song' from Senior Level 5 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one 'Chord based song' from Senior Level 5 syllabus book' 

OR any Free Choice Piece based on any of the chord progressions included in Level 5 Book.  

SENIOR: LEVEL 6

VOCALS / GUITAR / KEYBOARD / DRUMS

1. Students have to prepare 3 technical studies from 'Senior Level 6 syllabus book' (one scale, one chord progression and one raag) 

* Drums students have to prepare ANY 3 technical studies from the book

2. Students have to prepare one 'Raag based song' from Senior Level 6 syllabus book'  

3. Students have to prepare one 'Chord based song' from Senior Level 6 syllabus book' 

OR any Free Choice Piece based on any of the chord progressions included in Level 6 Book.  

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