Recorder Practice

Below, you can see samples of what we’ll be working on this year.

Okay, let’s practice now!

Remember – left hand at the top!

Here are the fingerings for all of the notes that we’ve learned so far:

B:  (t-1)     A: (t-1-2)    

By now, you should know how to play the first Recorder Sheet – here are the songs:

Recorder Sheet 1

Precorder Song (Sheet 1, Line 5)

This next song adds the note G – (t-1-2-3).

Recorder Sheet 2

Merrily We Roll Along (Sheet 2, Lines 3&4)

This next song adds the note C – (t only)

Recorder Sheet 3

Hot Cross Buns (Sheet 3, Lines 3&4)

Recorder Sheet 4

Au Claire de la Lune (Sheet 4, Lines 3-5)

Now we add the note D – NO HOLES COVERED!

Recorder Sheet 5

Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Sheet 5, Lines 3&4)

Recorder Sheet 6

Oats and Beans and Barley Grow (Sheet 6, Lines 1&2)

Jingle Bells (Sheet 6, Lines 3-6)

Recorder Sheet 7

Here comes the left hand with the note F – t-1-2-3-4

Recorder Sheet 8

Goodbye Old Paint (Sheet 8, Lines 3-5)

Here’s some practice on E (t-1-2-3-4-5), low D (t-1-2-3-4-5-6) and low C (t-1-2-3-4-5-6-7, or ALL holes covered)

Recorder Sheet 9

Here’s Faith of Our Fathers – don’t forget to repeat and take the second ending!

Faith of Our Fathers (Sheet 9, Lines 2&3)

Next up is Yankee Doodle, which features the new note F#: t-1-2-3-6.

Recorder Sheet 10

Yankee Doodle (Sheet 10, Lines 2&3)

This Old Man (Sheet 10, Lines 5&6)

E:t-1-2-3-4-5    LOW D: t-1-2-3-4-5-6

LOW C: t-1-2-3-4-5-6-7

Now let’s add the note Bb(t-1-4-5)

Recorder Sheet 11


Here are the 100 point songs for your classes:

Crazy Train