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  The recorder is a perfect choice for beginning music lessons. It is an excellent instrument for learning to read music, and helps players gain confidence in learning other instruments. Learn the eleven easiest notes on the recorder and start having fun playing music right away! All three books contain fingering charts that are exceptionally easy to read.

Recorder Method Book
Andrew Balent and Philip Groeber

I-1052 / 6.95

The FJH Recorder Method For Everyone is designed for the classroom and private study by addressing the National Standards for Music Education. The beginning recorder student will be performing both solos and duets. Singing along with the group is encouraged. Lyrics are provided for many recognizable songs. Reading music, notating music, conducting, and basic composition skills are introduced. All new concepts are clearly explained with interesting musical examples. The level 1 recorder books develop rhythm up to eighth notes and dotted quarters. The keys of C, Am, G, and F are introduced.

Three informative icons are used throughout the method:

  • Know Your Recorder Provides historical and interesting information on the recorder. Includes lists of popular music that use recorders.
  • Music Master Gives the student insights on the bigger picture of music and music performance.
  • Recorder Tip Student learns to progress easier and faster using these most helpful performance tips.

The Method Book contains reference page boxes that help the teacher carefully correlate the Method Book to the Songbook.

An informative Glossary has been placed on the last page of the book.


Extra Tracks

Molly Malone
Oh When the Saints Go Marching In
We Wish You a Merry Christmas



Recorder Songbook
Andrew Balent and Philip Groeber

I-1053 / 5.50

There are over 50 favorite folksongs, famous classical melodies, songs from various cultures, and many fun-to-play original songs in this one book, appearing in order of level of difficulty. Many songs have lyrics to encourage students to sing alone or with others when not playing the recorder. Chord names are included for a guitarist or pianist. There are many opportunities for ensemble playing throughout the book: duets, SOLO and ALL designations, a round, and a three-part ensemble. In addition to the master fingering chart on the inside-front-cover, a fingering chart of every new note appears on the page where the new notes are introduced.


Recorder Christmas Book
Andrew Balent and Philip Groeber

I-1054 / 5.50

Here is the place to write down your grooves as you create them as well as improving your music notation skills. There are many bass reference charts included: Natural Notes Chart, Bass Fingerboard Chart, and a major scale page with TAB to help you keep your chops up!



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