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FEATURED ITEMS

Sopranino

Part Number and Description Price
Mollenhauer 4008 (Plumwood) Sopranino
KYNSEKER sopranino recorder 'f', plumwood, curved windway, 2 pieces, single holes, attractive Renaissance design, A strong full bodied sound Photo
$499.00

Soprano

Part Number and Description Price
Moeck 1210 School (Sycamore) Soprano
Soprano Recorder in Sycamore (maple), 2 pieces, simple design double holes D/D#,C/C#, straight windway, cotton bag Photo
$78.00
Mollenhauer 4119 (Pearwood) Soprano
Adri's DREAM RECORDER / 2 piece soprano (descant) c'', natural pearwood with stained rings, Baroque fingering, double holes D/D#, C/C# Part of well-balanced The Dream Ensemble. Photo
$135.00

Alto

Part Number and Description Price
Mollenhauer 5222 (Boxwood) Alto
DENNER Alto (treble) f', castello boxwood, 3 pieces, curved windway, Baroque fingering, double holes G/G#, F/F#, Baroque turnings, a'=442 DENNER: magnificent & expressive for a sophisticated ensemble Photo
$499.00
Mollenhauer 4208 (Plumwood) Alto
KYNSEKER alto recorder in g', plumwood, 2 pieces, single holes, Renaissance design, a pleasing tone because its range is not as low as an alto and not as high a soprano, plumwood has a nice resonance Photo
$725.00
Mollenhauer 5926E (Pearwood) Alto
Modern Alto Recorder in f', pearwood, with E-foot joint and triple keys for E/F/F#, double holes G/G#, Baroque voicing, curved windway. The larger bore creates a strong, full sound which combined with the added keys extends the range (both in the upper and lower octaves.) This really expands the repertoire available to recorder players. Comes in a hard case Photo
$1,302.00

Tenor

Part Number and Description Price
Moeck 2400 Flauto Rondo (Maple) Tenor
Flauto Rondo Series Tenor Recorder, 3 pieces, Maple natural, curved windway, double holes D/D# C/C#, simple modern design, It has a remarkably comfortable stretch between the fingers because of its design - a small bore and no keys. An ideal ensemble recorder Photo
$343.00

Solos

Part Number and Description Price
HL00710054
CHRISTMAS CLASSICS 16 Traditional Carols: Away in a Manger, Deck the Halls, The First Noel, God Rest Y Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Hark!the Herald Angels, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St Nick, Joy to the World, O Christmas Tree, O Come, All Y Faithful, O Holy Night, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Silent Night, The 12 Days of Christmas, Up on the House Top, We Three Kings, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, What Child is This? Large print easy to read book. For Soprano or Tenor Recorder, Level:Easy Photo
$6.99
HL00277913
THE EASY CHRISTMAS SONGS FAKE BOOK Over 100 Songs in the Key of 'C' Songs from the popular music genre like 'all I want for Christmas is You', The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, White Christmas etc. A fake book has one-line music notation consisting of melody, lyrics and chord symbols. In this book all songs are in the key of C, many melodies have been simplifies, and only five basic chord types are used-major, minor, seventh, diminished and augmented. The music notation is larger for ease of reading. Suitable for Soprano or Tenor or Alto up 8va Recorders. 190 pages. Easy to Intermediate Photo
$19.99
HL00147215 (various)
6th Edition The ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS FAKE BOOK 'C' Edition for Recorder and Guitar. This spiral bound book contain over 270 Christmas Songs both sacred and secular. From Away in a Manger to I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, Do You Hear What I hear? to Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Go Tell It on the Mountain to A Holly Jolly Christmas and more than 260 other carols and songs. Also included are the complete lyrics and guitar chords with a 4 page guitar chord guide at the back of the book. Playable on Soprano, Alto up 8va or Tenor Recorder Level varies from Intermediate to advanced depending on the song. An invaluable resource during the Holiday season. Photo
$27.50
HL00175099 - SEFARAD (arranged by Velvel Paternak)
SEFARAD Sephardic Traditional and Ladino Songs compiled edited and arranged by Velvel Pasternak. Sephardic music is neither sad nor plaintive. It reflects the joy and happiness from Temple times and from the glorious period of the sojourning of the Sephardim on the Iberian Penninsula. The custom of singing table songs (Zemirot) on shabbat and holidays is said to be more than two thousand years old. The Sephardim, are proud of this tradition, and they adhere to their simple, but beautiful tunes with great precision. The same can be said of the may sacred synagogue hymns, which, in the course of the centuries have become an inseparable part of the Synagogue-liturgy. 198 pages Lyrics in both Spanish & English Some songs have piano or guitar accompaniment. For voice, playable on Soprano, Alto up 8va and Tenor Recorders. Photo
$39.95
HL00191474 - The Complete Chanukah Songbook (various)
THE COMPLETE CHANUKAH SONGBOOK a unique collection of Chanukah songs from many traditions. Featuring over 80 pieces in piano/vocal/guitar format. The contents include songs from Jewish folk traditions, all the Chanukah standards and many new songs by today's best Jewish songwriters. A wonderful resource for all! Vocal lines are playable on Soprano, Alto up 8va and Tenor recorders. Photo
$39.95

Duets

Part Number and Description Price
DE3 (DeLoach)
A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS 12 English Carols arranged by Jonathan DeLoach. Here each carol is nestled in duet movements by William Croft (pub. 1704) and Robert Valentine (pub. 1720). Well done! -Clever & Entertaining Two Altos, Intermediate & Up Audio
$12.00

Quartets

Part Number and Description Price
TR87 - Christmas Letters Vol III (Will Ayton)
CHRISTMAS LETTERS Vol. III by Will Ayton wonderful arrangements of lesser-known carols -Blessed Be that Maid marie & Wexford Carol.Will Ayton keeps the carol in the soprano line so it may also be sung. The alto, tenor and bass recorder lines provide lovely rich accompaniment to the soprano. before and between the verses there are lovely instrumental interludes for Alto, Tenor and Bass. For:Recorder QUARTET SATB, score and parts for recorders or ATTB viols,separate parts for tenor viols. Intermediate, Score and Parts Photo
$11.50
TR91 - Christmas Letter Vol IV (Will Ayton)
CHRISTMAS LETTERS Vol. IV by Will Ayton Wonderful arrangements of lesser-known carols-In The Bleak Midwinter & See Amid the Winter's Snow. The carol is in the soprano line so it may also be sung. The alto, tenor and bass recorder lines provide lovely rich accompaniment to the soprano. Before and between the verses there are instrumental interludes for Alto, Tenor and Bass. For: Recorder Quartet SATB or ATTB Viols (separate part for tenor viols). Intermediate, Score and Parts Photo
$11.50
HAAS01 - Christmas Lullabies (arr. Eric Haas)
CHRISTMAS LULLABIES arranged and compiled by Eric Haas. Twenty beautiful Christmas melodies from the 16th to the 19th century by composers Buxtehude, JS Bach, Mendelssohn, Grieg, Berlioz and many more.For recorder quartet: Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass Recorders. Includes two 33 page playing scores, Intermediate and Up. Also includes a page of short background notes on each piece. Spiral bound so it lies flat on a stand. Photo
$20.00
Haas02 - Christmas Pastorales (Arranger, Eric Haas)
CHRISTMAS PASTORALES arranged by Eric Haas. Lovely pastorals by 15 composer from the 17th to 19th centuries. Composers include Francesca Caccini, Domenico Scarlatti, GF Handel, FJ Haydn, Nicolas Chedeville, F Couperin, Theodore Dubois, Dietrich Buxtehude, JS Bach and others. For Recorder Quartet SATB recorders, Intermediate, includes two 33 page spiral bound playing scores.Intermediate and Up Also includes a page of short background notes on each piece. Spiral bound so it lies flat on a stand. For recorder quartet: Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass Recorders. Photo
$20.00
AWP0003 - Carols for Recorder or Viols (arr. Will Ayton)
CAROLS for RECORDERS or VIOLS compiled and arranged by Will Ayton. Easy quartet arrangements of 92 traditional carols from the 16th through the 20th centuries including some from American Southern Harmony, Sacred Harp and Shaker traditions. Quartet-SATB Recorders 87 page spiral bound playing score. Easy to Intermediate. Enjoyable Christmas music-making for all holiday functions and levels of recorder players. Photo
$29.95

CDs

Part Number and Description Price
IFM0226CD
CHRISTMAS INSTRUMENTAL SOLOS Carols and Traditional Classics/ for Alto Recorder (Flute). Very nicely orchestrated accompaniments. The playing level is Upper Intermediate to Advanced. Lots of high notes, 3 & 4 flats, and fast tempos. Songs are: 1. Gesu Bambino, 2. Carol Medley: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, O Come, All Ye Faithful, The First Noel 3. O Holy Night 4. Angels Medley: Angels from the Realms of Glory, Angels We Have Heard on High 5. Themes From The Nutcracker SuiteĀ - Overture, March, Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, Russian dance (Trepak), Waltz of the Flowers 6. Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming 7. Manger Medley: Away in a Manger (Cradle Song), Away in a Manger, Silent Night 8. Folk Carol Suite: Noel Nouvelet, Masters in this Hall, Coventry Carol, O du Frohliche/Echo Carol 9. Infant Holy, Infant Lowly 10. Celebration Medley: Hallelujah Chorus, Joy to the World. The book and CD contain a substantial amount of music! The CD includes a complete demonstration track followed by a play-along accompaniment track. This Flute/Recorder arrangement is compatible with the books for Trumpet, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Horn in F, and Trombone. They can be played together. An optional piano acc. book is available. 23 page Alto Recorder/Flute Part & CD Photo Audio
$10.99
HL14030625 (David Pearl arr.)
CHRISTMAS Solo Plus- with printed piano & CD accompaniment arr by David Pearl. Borrowed from the flute repertoire, it has a nice selection of standard carols. All 15 selections can be played on soprano or tenor, 10 of them fit comfortably on Alto. Includes solo part, piano accompaniment in both print & digitally recorded format. The carols are Angels We Have Heard on High, The Babe of Bethle'm, Deck the Hall, The First Noel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, God Rest Ye merry, Gentlemen, I Wonder as I Wander, It Came Upon', Jungle Bells, O Come, All Ye Faithful, O Holy Night, O little Town of Bethlehem, Rocking, Silent Night, What Child is This? Sop. or Tenor w/CD Photo Audio
$12.95
41494 - Ultimate Christmas Instrumental Solos (various)
ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS INSTRUMENTAL SOLOS with MP3 CD with fully orchestrated accompaniment includes a DEMO track of each song followed by a PLAY-ALONG track. Also included on the MP3 CD are piano accompaniment parts. There are 43 Christmas traditional carols & popular songs. Some are grouped into medleys like Folk Carol Suite: 1. Noel Nouvelet, 2. Masters in This Hall 3. Coventry Carol 4. O Du Frohliche or Celebratory Medley: 1. Hallelujah Chorus 2. Joy to the World. Some individual songs are Feliz Navidad, Let It Snow!, Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, The Little Drummer Boy, O Holy Night and many more. This book is also compatible with the other books in this series for Clarinet, Sax, Trumpet, Horn & Trombone. For ALTO RECORDER, 57 page recorder/flute part. Upper Intermediate - Advanced. Lots of fun Holiday playing! Photo
$16.99

Books

Part Number and Description Price
Spanhove (Bart Spanhove)
THE FINISHING TOUCH OF ENSEMBLE PLAYING a Flanders recorder quartet guide for recorder players and teachers by Bart Spanhove. Making music with others is a wonderful activity, but not an easy one. To make the playing enjoyable for every member of the ensemble is an art that demands dedication, insight, and when available, good instruction. The purpose of this book is to help recorder players become better ensemble members. Written in response to requests from both amateurs and professionals Bart has set down his practical suggestions based on his experience and fill a long-felt gap in the literature about our instrument. Also included is a very interesting chapter by musicologist David Lasocki entitled A Short History of the Recorder Ensemble. Now in stock! Photo
$30.00