Recorder Course Book 2 - Master's Music
The recorder is a super versatile instrument used in both beginning music programs as well as in the most prestigious concert halls of the world. A predecessor to the modern flute but much easier to play, recorder musicians play solos and in duets, …
Book 2 continues from where the first book leaves off. It includes several techniques that were not covered in the first book (e.g. slurs, six-eight time, etc.). It also covers all major key signatures up to and including 4 sharps and 4 flats, while reinforcing each key with hymns that are introduced in order of difficulty. Also covered are enharmonic notes, minor keys, and modulation. The total musical range studied is from middle C up to high G. Just as in the first book, both German and Baroque fingerings are shown clearly wherever the difference exists. This book also includes eight four-part arrangements which can be used from the midway point of Book One.All hymns, choruses and songs have been presented in a logical sequence, utilizing each technique or note learned. Book One consists of 1 duet, 8 quartet, and 30 hymns and songs. German and Baroque fingering are clearly shown where applicable, and cord symbols are provided for any accompanying instruments.
- consist entirely of Christian hymns, choruses, and songs
- music theory and techniques are carefully and logically introduced
- include fingering charts and chord symbols for accompanying instruments
- does not contain any rock or rap music