The Suzuki Method(R) of Talent Education is based on Dr. Shinichi Suzuki's view that every child is born with ability, and that people are the product of their environment. According to Dr. Suzuki, a world-renowned violinist and teacher, the greatest joy an adult can know comes from developing a child's potential so he/she can express all that is harmonious and best in human beings. Students are taught using the "mother-tongue" approach. Titles: Menuet II, from Suite in A Minor (Georg Phillip Telemann), Musette, Op. 1, No. 4, (Pierre Danican Philidor), Giga, from Sonata in A Minor, Op. 5, No. 8 (Arcangelo Corelli), What Shall We Do This Evening (Wat zal men op den Avond doen) (Jacob van Eyck), Canzona La Bernardinia (Girolamo Frescobaldi), Suite No. 3, Op. 2b (Jacques hotteterre le Romain), Allemande (La Cascade de St. Cloud)
The music contained was arranged and composed especially for the treble/alto recorder. The student will find these selections not only instructive and useful, but also pleasant and entertaining; an excellent book for the developing treble/alto recorder player. Piano accompaniment included for each song. The recorder part is included in the back of the book and also as an online download.
A unique assortment of 40 short pieces written for soprano recorder with suggested guitar chords. Selection include: Trouvere (Or la Truix); Estampie; La Rotta; Saltarello; Der Neve Villancico; Basse Dance (La Volunte'); Hoboeckentanz; Der Heiligen Drei Konige Aufzug; Polnischer Tanz; and more. A glossary and brief performance notes are provided.
Abracadabra Recorder Books 1-4 is the ideal repertoire series for descant recorders. Each book includes graded solo and multi-part songs and tunes starting with five-note tunes such as Shepherds' Hey and working up to more challenging classics such as You are my Sunshine and The Wombling Song. Clear fingering diagrams and notation explanations are given at each stage. Abracadabra Recorder Book 1 is a graded collection for the beginner on descant recorder. 23 songs and tunes using from three to eight notes.
50 Graded studies for recorder brings together a broad range of repertoire spanning three centuries. Placing pieces by de Boismortier next to specially composed pieces by Sally Adams. The book is progressive and studies are arranged in order of difficulty spanning from a beginner level to around intermediate standard.
Over 20 easy recorder duets, ranging from Beethoven to the Blues. Encourages the learning of new notes and rhythms as well as developing listening skills and concentration through ensemble playing. Guitar chord symbols included.
(Recorder). An effective two-level method for recorder instruction (Student Book 2 = 00710300) and a contemporary approach to instrument learning. The student books include complete introductory materials suitable for use with Baroque and German-style recorders. For general music class teaching, the basic student materials are supplemented by a special Teacher's Cassette Kit (item 00710020). Includes 35 songs: Bingo * The Caissons Go Rolling Along * Dance of the Reed Flutes * Dona Nobis Pacem * Down in the Valley * The Irish Washerwoman * Jingle Bells * Jolly Old St. Nicholas * Merrily We Roll Along * Ode to Joy * Short'nin' Bread * Zum Gali Gali * and more.