National 4 (Music)
The National 4 Music Course enables learners to perform music, create original music using compositional methods and music concepts, and develop knowledge and understanding of music and musical literacy. The Course also enables learners to develop an understanding of the external factors that influence composers and their works.
Here you will find definitions and examples for all concepts introduced at National 4 level.
Note: Learners at National 4 are expected to have a good knowledge of concepts which were introduced at National 3 level.
Here are the National 4 concepts arranged into specific areas of the course:
- Scottish music
- Instrumental music
- Vocal music
- World music
- 20th century music
- Popular music styles
- Musical periods and styles
- Tempo, dynamics, rhythms and notation
If you would prefer to choose from all National 4 concepts click here.