Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Recorder: Everything You Need to Know to Start Playing Now!
Learn to play the recorder and open up a brand new world of musical knowledge with this exciting method from Alfred. Beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about choosing a recorder, how to care for your very own, how to hold it, producing a tone, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will be exposed to many periods of music history, from the 16th-century beauty of Greensleeves to When the Saints Go Marching In, Amazing Grace, La Bamba, This Land Is Your Land and dozens of others.
The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Complete note and fingering chart
* Duets that can be played with others or with a CD player
The accompanying CD provides a helpful reference for play-along, practice, and duets.
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
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Allegro Track American Folk Song Andante auld Baroque fingering blow clef cover the thumb D major diagram Dotted Half Notes Duet eighth notes Eighth rests F Major familiar tunes FINGER 3rd FINGER five-line staff Folk Song Foot Taps fragments of familiar gle bells Half Rest instrument Italian word J J J J key signature left hand long long long short short major scale means to gradually melody Moderato Track mouthpiece musicians note G number of beats overblow pickup Playing Low quarter note Quarter Rest Quiz r r r r read music repeat signs rhythm saints go march sharps short short long short short short short-nin Slur sound staccato sweet symbol syncopated Tap Tap Tap your foot tempo three beats thumb hole Tongue each note triplets tu tu tu tut tut tut whole notes Whole Rest Wild Irish Rose