Alto Antics - Teacher edition with CD


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Alto Antics
By Robert Amchin
Book and CD  
17 pages

A beginning alto recorder ensemble book. Interesting percussion parts and Orff instrument accompaniments make this a book students will love. Notes are introduced sequentially and the pieces go from very easy to intermediate. Certain parts might be played by the teacher on tenor or bass recorder. Others might be transferred to other pitched instruments such as Orff xylophones or keyboards based on the needs and musical facility of your players.

Performance suggestions are given and a performance/accompaniment CD is enclosed. The recording features traditional Orff instruments and accompaniments and is a useful learning tool for beginning alto recorder ensembles.


  • Alto-Motive
  • Altosaurus
  • C-D-F
  • Eccentric Dizzy Chicks
  • Gee I See D-E
  • Specialtos with Altos
  • All Toe Waltz
  • South of the Border
  • Lovable Lydian
  • Going Alto for a Walko
  • Let's Play Alto-gether
  • Recorders a la Mode
  • Moods and Meters
  • Alto Antics

Accompaniment instruments used: bass xylo, bass metallophone, claves, shakers, temple blocks, log drum, hand drum (with and without mallet), doumbek, bongos, tambourine, suspended cymbal, cymbal, triangle and ankle bells.


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West Music Store
A well-done alto method that my students and I love.
Beverly R on Sep 18, 2014
A well-done alto method that my students and I love.
Beverly R on Sep 18, 2014

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