|THE CHARLTON METHOD FOR THE RECORDER. A Manual for the
Advanced Player - 3rd EDITION - HOT OFF THE PRESS! Bernard J. Hopkins in the November 1982
issue of The Ameri-can Recorder reviewed the first edition. The review started: "If a
serious and determined recorder player is seeking a guide for his ascent of Parnassus, he
will find it in this volume. Andrew Charlton
has produced this 'Compleat Recorder
Player' to fill a long-felt need for a comprehensive adult tutor" Content
include" Finering and trill charts, 63 basic technique exercises, 69 articulation
& coordination studies, 39 scale & arpeggio studies, 16 studies for bass, Vibrato,
16 Renaissance duos, Renaissance & Baroque ornamenta-tion, Clefs- including 17
exercises and 2 duets, double and triple tonguing, 22 characteristic etudes for various
recorders, 15 duos for various recorders by a variety of composers & MORE! 180 pages
Spiral bound music book
||DEXTERITY EXCERCISES AND DANCES for C Recorders by
G. Rooda. A classic! Every recorder player should have this half-size,
handy book. It is divided into 4 sections:
- Intervals - exercises covering 8 major scales working on intervals 2nds to 5ths.
- Little etudes: there are two exercises & two songs for each of the various keys.
- Articulation - slurring & legato playing with songs & execises in various keys.
- Rhythms: sixteenths, dotted notes, 6/8 & 3/8 using English Country, Morris &
Sword Dance music. Definitely builds dexterity.
||DEXTERITY EXERCISES AND DANCES the same
material as the book listed above except it is for F Recorders.