This CD for the preferred recorder method of classrooms across the United States, The Recorder Express, by Artie Almeida, includes 98 exemplary tracks. Most of the recordings are accompaniment only, but some feature a professional recorder player (Debbie Clifton) so that students can strive to match her beautiful tone and musicality. Synthesizer accompaniments (the demonstration recorder is an actual recorder). The book is available separately (item 800164).
Note Progression: B, A, G, high C, high D, low E, low D, F#, low C, F, high E.
Hot Cross Buns (key of G); Au Claire de la Lune (key of G); Merrily We Roll Along (key of G); Buns Cross Hot; Wacky Waltz; The Frog; Good News; Lucy Locket (key of G); Hop Old Squirrel; Mary's Busy Lamb; All Aboard; Down at the Station; Long-Legged Sailor; Juba; Hallelujah Chorus (Handel); The Grand Old Duke of York; Lady Come; Lightly Row; Jingle Bells; Aura Lee; Sounds of Autumn; Pop Goes the Weasel; Andante (Mozart); When the Saints Go Marching In (key of G); Starlight Starbright (key of F); Row Row Row Your Boat (modified); Love Somebody; Winter Goodbye; Cobbler's Song; Bransle de Champagne; Technique Express #1-5; Quiet Moments; Engine Engine #9; Chinese Song; Misty Mountain Morning; Tiptoe; Wayfaring Stranger; Theme from Beethoven's 9th Symphony (Ode to Joy); Old Brass Wagon; Red River Valley; Alouette; Jungle Bells; Swing Low Sweet Chariot; William Tell Overture- Finale (excerpt); Amazing Grace; All Night All Day; I Got Rhythm; The Lion Sleeps Tonight; When the Saints Go Marching In (key of D); The Wedding March (Mendelssohn); Yankee Doodle; Skip to My Lou; The Water Is Wide; Down in the Valley; Home on the Range; Polly Wolly Doodle; Taps; Camptown Races; Take Me Out to the Ballgame; Kookaburra; Puff the Magic Dragon; Hymn from Finlandia; French Folk Song; Li'l Liza Jane; The Bluebells of Scotland; Jolly Old St Nicholas; We Wish You a Merry Christmas; My Dreydl; Joy to the World; Happy Birthday to You; Hanukkah Nights; We 3 Kings; O Come All Ye Faithful; Auld Lang Syne; Twinkle Twinkle Little Star; Stratosphere Buns; Kum Ba Yah; This Old Man; Land of the Silver Birch.