An Extended Essay in Music allows you to examine the intent, purpose and meaning of music in different contexts. Through the analysis of primary and secondary resources, you will be able to write a critical essay that leads to a deeper understanding of a particular musical genre, context or theory.

For more details about this Extended Essay option, read the subject-specific guidance from the IB Extended Essay guide below.

Music subject guidelines.pdf

For recommendations from the examiner, read the Extended Essay report below.

Music examiner's report.pdf
Music B.pdf

Grade B example

Music grade B.pdf

Grade B example