(Schott). The best way to learn any instrument is to have lessons from a good, experienced teacher. Although the number of such teachers is constantly growing, the recorder is still frequently taught by enthusiastic but inexperienced teachers and many players start by teaching themselves. This series of books sets out to help learners of all ages in all three situations. Experienced teachers, who may choose to disregard much of the text as personal demonstration is always clearer than the written word, will find exercises and fine tunes a-plenty to support their own mathod at each stage. The less experienced will benefit from many valuable teaching hints culled from long experience and may rely on the books to lead to a sound playing technique and a mastery of simple notation.
The new Essential Elements Classroom Method for Recorder is designed for today's classroom, including easy-to-use technology features that enhance the learning experience for any teaching situation. Essential Elements for Recorder can be an effective tool for introducing or reinforcing general music concepts, as an introduction to ensemble performance (band, orchestra, and choir), or individual or small group instruction. High quality accompaniments, featuring REAL instruments, expertly arranged for young musicians, in a variety of styles to make practicing productive and fun. EE recorder tracks also introduce various music ensembles such as band, orchestra, and choir. The book features over 130 songs, instrument basics, music reading, duets and rounds, music history, and a fingering chart. The enhanced CD features play-along tracks for lessons 1-57; tempo adjustment software that enables students to slow down the tracks while they're learning; and a start-up video that you can watch on computer to get you off to a great start!
This book was conceived to provide the player with tunes well within the comfort range of the recorder and written in manageable keys. The beautiful melodies and spirited dance tunes in this book was carefully selected from the O'Neill and Roche volumes both for their playability and to reflect the spirit of the people of Celtic lands. Guitar chords included.
A must for every Disney fan this pack contains a high-quality recorder plus three terrific Recorder Fun, books featuring the music of everyone's favorites princesses, Contains 20 songs in all: Be Our Guest , Beauty and the Beast , Belle , Colors of the Wind , Daughters of Triton , Part of Your World , Under the Sea , A Whole New World and more. Each book comes complete with instructions for playing the recorder and a handy fingering chart.
(Music Sales America). This recorder course by John Pitts is written for 7-11 year olds no previous knowledge of music or recorders is necessary. It is carefully graded with clear explanations at every stage, enouraging children to develop musical skils as well as recorder techniques. Book 3 introduces the remaining eight notes plus seven new notes with familiar fingerings (enharmonics). The full-color revised edition also has 27 new pieces.
Well-known classical works for recorder students at all levels of ability, adapted and arranged especially for the recorder. The works are drawn from all periods, including Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern. The author has carefully placed the melodies in the best keys for easy recorder.
A very popular beginner's text which presents a step-by-step method of soprano (descant) recorder instruction supported by carefully written studies, examples and songs. This book is designed to meet the demand for a clear, easy-to-understand, and Pedagogically well constructed method, in a form that is suitable for both classroom teaching and individual instruction. It may be used in class with the companion Fun with the Alto Recorder.