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The Recorder Book

44 Pieces for Recorder Consort

By Various

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44 Pieces for Recorder Consort. Composed by Various. Edited by Steve Rosenberg. Arranged by Steve Rosenberg. This edition: Saddle stitching. Sheet music. Edition Schott. S. in Rubrik Blockflote solo. Classical, Collection. Playing score. 44 pages. Schott Music #ED11380. Published by Schott Music (HL.49002780).

Item Number: HL.49002780

ISBN 9790220109805. 8.75x11.5x0.145 inches.

The recorder is fortunate in having one of the richest and most varied repertoires of any instrument, ranging over the medieval, renaissance, baroque and contemporary periods. From this wealth of available material Steve Rosenberg has chosen a collection of pieces which will introduce the beginner to the world of genuine recorder music from the start. Even with limited technique he or she will be able to take part in group music making from the earliest stages. Contents: Solos: La Mourisque (Susato) * Ungaresca (16th Century) * Philou (Praetorius) * Dance Royale (13th Century) * Duets: Canon (Tallis) * Bransle (Gervaise) * Under the Linden Tree (16th Century) * Pucelete (c. 1250) * Allemande (Gervaise) * Noel (Chedeville) * Musette (17th Century) * Canon Imitation (Purcell) * Canon (Purcell) * Bransle (Boismortier) * Ductia (13th Century) * Duo (Certon) * Ductia (13th Century). Trios: Rondella (Oldington) * Je ne me conferscery (Arcadelt) * Allemande (Gervaise) * Dance (Susato) * Under the Linden Tree (16th Century) * Pucelete (c. 1250) * Sol sol gi gi ABC (Spanish 16th Century) * Trio for Recorders (Harmonie Universal Muserre) * Minni Amor (Spanish 16th Century) * Ronde (Susato) * Pastime with good company (Henry VIII) * Ah Robin, gentle Robin (Cornish) * Trolly lolly (Cornish) * Dance (Demantius). Quartets: Bransle (Gervaise) * Belle qui tiens ma vie (Arbeau) * Putta Nero Ballo Furlano (Phalese) * Pavane (Susato) * Allemande (Susato) * Allemande (Gervaise) * Ronde (Susato) * The nightingale in silent night (Bateson) * Sun Song (Sculthorpe). Quintets: Mr. George Whitehead, his almand (Dowland) * Mirror-pond (Rimmer). Includes a Fingering Chart.

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  • September 04, 2012 A very useful book

    This is a very useful book. It's mostly renaissance - era music for 1,2,3,4 or 5 recorders in various combinations. When I first started playing recorder, I used it by myself to practice various parts. My intermediate group (SAT players) liked it enough that they all bought...

    it and we have enjoyed playing from it. It's somewhat easier music than Mr. Rosenberg's The Recorder Consort series, which is similar in makeup and also very good.

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