The Recorder Guide by Johanna Kulbach and Arthur Nitka is an instruction method for soprano and alto recorder, including folk melodies from around the world. This method teaches soprano and alto recorder simultaneously using exercises, solos, duets and trios.
For middle school and older (adult) beginners
Soprano Progression (sounds an octave higher than it is written): B, A, G, high C, high D, E, D, F#, middle C, F, Bb, high C#, G#, high G, high E, high F#, high F, high A, high Eb, high G#, high Bb, high B
Alto Progression: high E, high D, high C, high F, high G, A, high A, G, B, F, Bb, high Eb, high F#, high C#, double high C (2 octaves above middle C), high B, high Bb, double high D, high Ab, double high C#, double high Eb, double high E
Contents: Indian Lullaby; A Paris (French) Waltz; Swinging; Juba; Czech Folk Tune; Christ Is Born; Dusk Is Falling (Swiss); Silent Silent (German); Christmas Song (German); Sleep Baby Sleep (German); Shepherd's Hey (English); German Children's Song; Swapping Song; Slavonic Tune; The Tailor and the Mouse (English); Folk Dance (German); Spring Dance (German); French Dance Tune; Pretty Saro; When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Are You Coming to the Fair (English); May Song (German); Little John (German); The Touchstone (English); Father Grumble; The Old Mole (English); The Seeds of Love (English); The True Lover's Farewell (English); Alleluia (Wm. Boyce); Henry Martin (English); Cherry Tree Carol; The Watchet Sailor (English); The Wraggle Taggle Gypsies O! (English); Nonsense Song (Hungarian); Little Sandman (German); Bring a Torch Jeannette Isabella (French); Wiltshire Six Hand Reel (English); Fantasie on This Old Man; Nous Voici Dans La Ville (French); Lullaby (Austrian); Flow Gently Sweet Afton (English); Gathering Peas (English); Brazilian Children's Song; Coventry Carol (English); The Miller of Dee (English); A Trip to Highgate (English); Dance (Finland); Hungarian or Slavonic Folk tune (arr. Bela Bartok); Allelujah Amen; Bath Carnival (English); Heissa Kathreinerle (Alsace); Schon's Vogerl (round by Brahms); Early One Morning (English); The Crow on the Cradle (Sidney Carter); 900 Miles; Dance to My Daddy (English); Alles Schweiget; She's Like the Swallow (New Foundland); Old Abram Brown; Akhtsik Er un Zibetsik Zee (Jewish); Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine; Hark! Hark! The Bonny Christ-Church Bells; Consolation; Echod Mi Yodea (Hebrew); The Wind in the Willows; Sicilian Circle (English); Charlie Is My Darling (Scottish); May Day Carol; Swallow Tail Jig (English); All en el Rancho Grande; Green Grow the Rushes Oh!; El Coqui (Puerto Rico); MacGregor's Hornpipe; Come Follow (English); Haste to the Wedding (English)