This book includes practical help and advice on composing, performing, listening and appraising, and there is a whole chapter on the Creative Task unit. Detailed information is given on all four Areas of Study: My Music, Shared Music, Dance Music and Descriptive Music. These sections examine a number of works, including those suggested by the OCR specification, and explain all of the key features and vocabulary that you need to know. A comprehensive glossary and index help you to get the best out of this guide. The guide has been written in a clear and approachable style by OCR examiners with many years' experience of teaching GCSE music. It is an invaluable resource that will help you to achieve better grades in your GCSE music course.