Music Grade 12 NSC Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Topics and Structure Guide Syllabus

On this page you will find Music Grade 12 NSC Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Topics and Structure Guide from the CAPS syllabus.

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Paper 1 Exam Topics Music Grade 12

Section A: Music Literacy

  • Rudiments of music
  • Harmonisation and harmonic analysis (traditional and jazz harmonisation)
  • Melody writing (WAM)
  • For IAM and Jazz/Afrophonia, chord constructions, progressions, modes of major, harmonic and melodic minor scales, blues, pentatonic, symmetric scales, voicing and connection of scales, basic and advanced substitution and polychords.

Section B: General Music Knowledge

Paper 2 Exam Topics Music Grade 12

Section A: Aural

  • Recognise differences or mistakes, cadences, intervals, chords, time signatures, rhythms, scales, non-harmonic notes, compositional techniques
  • Write dictation:
  • IAM and Jazz/Afrophonia : [In call and response: draw from praise singing, historical chronicles, making contextual commentary, use of phoneasthetics, crepitations, stage direction, mouth drumming, – Call and refrain, Call and Chorus and refrain, the mixed structural form, overlapping]

Section B: Recognition

  • Genres
  • Style period
  • Instruments
  • Voices

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