Grades 3-6. Step inside a world of silly lyrics, happy monsters, and rigorous music instruction with this fun and easy-to-use recorder curriculum. Each unit begins with a monster-narrated lesson and a "monster mantra" that reinforces the units central skill. Warm-up exercises provide engaging activities to strengthen new notes and rhythms, and recorder repertoire based on traditional songs with silly monster lyrics increases student buy-in. You and your students can visit www.recordermonster.com to access Recorder Monster resources in or out of the classroom, including demonstration and accompaniment tracks and notated music for all of the songs. Get students excited about their successes with collectible Recorder Monster trading cards that they earn by playing. The teacher book contains printable versions of every poster, monster card, student page, and visual aid you will need. Pre-printed poster packs, trading cards, student books, and an interactive software package are available separately.
Updated editions to the bestselling series. They have been completely redesigned in colour. Includes improved backing tracks (on the CD editions) and new songs have been added. The prices remain the same as the classic original editions. John Pitt's hugely successful Recorder from the Beginning teaching scheme has a straightforward, easy-to-follow approach with attractive collections of well-known and original tunes. The beginner books are specially written for 7-11 year olds. The additional graded repertoire and ensemble books will appeal to players of all ages. No previous knowledge of the recorder or music is needed in order to begin playing with this specially written recorder course - it's all covered in the books. Pupil book and CD edition provides demonstration tracks and interesting accompaniments to help encourage practice and performance.
(Music Sales America). Book 1 covers the first 15 notes on the descant recorder, introducing each note with illustrations. Book 2 completes the study of the descant recorder, then proceeds to teach the treble recorder.
This is the ideal introduction to music for children and early learners of the recorder. The recorder is the first instrument that many children learn before they progress onto other instruments - brass, wind or even stringed. It is easy to make a sound and even simple pieces can sound impressive. This handy guide provides a range of traditional and modern music using standard notation, reflecting both the standard teaching pieces and some popular melodies. With a basic introduction to reading music, a simple how-to-play guide and step-by-step photos, children will have everything they need to start straightaway.
(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.