Playing Soprano Recorder, Level 1
A basic recorder method for group or individual instruction
By Gerald and Sonya Burakoff
Notes introduced in this method book in this order: B, A, G, high C, high D, F#, E, D, high E, high C#, C, F, and Bb.
Playing Soprano Recorder can be used by beginning soprano recorder players in both group and individual instruction situations. Musical selections cover a wide variety of styles and periods. Breath marks are included. Seventeen exercises are in the Technique Time section at the end of the book. These can be used at the discretion of the teacher for the entire class or for those students who want to build a more solid technical backgournd. Appropriate times to introduce the exercises are listed throughout the book. Some pieces are for 2 recorders.
A fingering chart for Soprano and Alto Recorder - English (Baroque) Fingerins - is also included.
A-E: Allemande, Andante, Aura Lee, Blow the Man Down, Bouffons, Bransle, Bransle De Champaigne, The British Grenadiers, Canon, Carousel, Chanukah, Chester, Dance, The Donkey
F-K: Folk Song (German), Folk Song (Russian), Folk Tune (English), Folk Tune (French), Folk Tune (Welsh), Gavotte, The Gift to Be Simple, Hey Ho Nobody Home!, Hymn to Joy, Il Est Ne, Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier, Joseph Lieber Joseph Mein, The Judge's Tune
L-R: Lady Come, 'Liza Jane, May Is Here, Mice and Crickets, Minuet, My Father's House, The Nightingale, Old Dance, Old Hymn, Picardy, Pierrot, The Potter
S-Z: Scarborough Fair, Silent Silent, Skip Dance, Southwell, Spring Is Here Again, Suo Gan, Temple Bells, Theme, Waltz Tune, We Gather Together, We Three Kings of Orient Are, When the Train Comes Along, Winter Goodbye
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