A step-by-step guide on composing a twelve bar Blues piece using Sibelius, with extension tasks. It includes:
A guide on how to write for drum kit/drum set using Sibelius.
It has a guide to keyboard shortcuts for Sibelius.
A how-to guide for selecting and copy and pasting passages.
A detailed, step-by-step guide for composing a bass line and an effective blues melody, including information on how to incorporate syncopation.
This is to encourage supported independent learning for G.C.S.E Music students. The extension sections go into more detail on how to develop ideas for a variety of elements of music, such as texture. This is designed to stretch more able learners.