The Three-Note Piece: getting over the first hurdle in GCSE Composition
Introducing GCSE students to composition with a simple three-note piece, with specific suggestions for activities.
Many students begin their GCSE Music course worried about composing. Equally, many come to their first composition lesson with lots of ideas but little knowledge of what to do with them. Only those with experience, confidence, or preferably both, find that they can launch straight into composing with any degree of success.