Here’s the first of a series of short tutorial videos: how to copy snippets of music from Sibelius across to Word.  In this example I show you how you can use the technique to create melodic flashcards.  And you don’t need to use Word – it also works with Pages for Mac, Open Office, Powerpoint, Keynote and interactive whiteboard software programs.

If you’re a Kodaly or Orff advocate, you’ll know how useful it can be to use melodic and rhythmic flashcards to reinforce learning in the music classroom.  This first tutorial shows you how to create a short melody in Sibelius and then copy it across into Microsoft Word where you can reformat it and print it out.   The same technique can be used to place musical examples within an essay.

Look out for the follow-up tutorial about creating rhythmic flashcards with stick notation.