Component 3 - Listening and Analysing: The purpose of this component is for students to develop listening and analysing skills through the study of a range of music production techniques used in unfamiliar
commercial recordings. The production stages of capture and creating sounds, editing and arranging sounds and mixing will be covered in the examination.
Component 4 - Producing and Analysing: This component assesses students’ knowledge of the techniques and principles of music technology through a series of written and practical tasks, in the context of audio and
MIDI materials provided by Pearson. The production stages of sound creation, audio editing and mixing will be covered.