by James Froseth.
The acclaimed Do It! Play Recorder series expands with this remarkably comprehensive and creative book for the beginning alto recorder student. As with the other books in this series, the topflight CD provides wonderful alto recorder models and engaging accompaniments. Also available separately is a delightful soprano recorder supplement for the experienced player, perfect for those who wish to integrate the soprano recorder into the beginning alto recorder class.
Order of notes presented* E’,D’,C’,F’,G’,B’,F#,A’,A’,G’,Bb’,Bb’,C#,C’,Eb’,G#’,B’,D1.
*C is middle C on the tremble clef staff.
The Recorder Embouchure
Instrument Position and Hand Position
Breathing and Breath Control
Imaginary Breath Control Experiment
Starting and Stopping the Tone
Music Signs and Symbols Dictionary
New Tones and Songs
Music Terms Dictionary
A-H: A Paris, A-Working’ on the Railroad, Amazing Grace, America the Beautiful, Au Claire de la Lune, Aura Lee, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Bile ’em Cabbage Down, Bingo, The Birch Tree, The Blues in G, Bouffons, Bubble Gum Duet, By the Fireside, Bye Baby Bunting, Champaigne Branle, Chorale Theme from Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Cobbler Cobbler, Cowboy Ballad, Down By the Station, Eighth Notes Duet, Fais do do, Hatikvah, Hot Cross Buns, Hush My Baby
I-Q: Intry Mintry, Jacob Drink, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old Saint Nickolas, Juba, Let’s Go Blue!, Lightly Row, London Bridge Is Falling Down, Matarile- Theme and Variations, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Merry Branle, Mexican Hat Dance, Nonsense Song, Norwegian Dance, Notes, Oats Peas Beans, Oh When the Saints Go Marching In, On the Bridge of Avignon (Sur le Pont d’Avignon), Patsy Ory-Ory-Aye, Plaisir d’amour, Polka, Practice Every Day
R-Z: Rain Rain, Rocket Cruiser, Scarborough Fair, Schlaf Kinglein Schlaf (Sleep Baby Sleep), Shave and a Haircut, Shepherds’ Hey, The Shining Young Moon, Shoheen Sho, Silent Silent, Some Folks Do, Song of the Donkey, Starlight, Stepping and Skipping, Taking Turns Duet, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Up on the Housetop, Vesper Hymn, Waltz Theme and Variations, Yangtze Boatmen Chanty, Yankee Doodle
Rounds and Canons:
Are You Sleeping? (Frere Jacques)
Day Is Done
Dance A-Round (Once, Twice and Thrice)
Die Abendglocke ( Oh How Lovely the Evening)
The Hart He Love the High Wood
Jump A’Round One
Jump A’Round Two
Little Bells of Westminster
Little Tom Tinker
Round Evening Two
S’evivon Round (Spin My Top)
Time and Tide
We Are Met