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Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Recorderby Morton Manus
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This CD serves as accompaniment to Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Harmonica and provides a helpful reference for play-along, practice and duets.
When used alongside the book,beginners of all ages can start their journey to a lifetime of musical enjoyment. Beginning with the fundamentals, you will learn about choosing a recorder, how to care for your very own, how to hold it, producing a tone, and getting acquainted with standard musical notation. You will then move right along to playing different notes and songs, lesson by lesson, all while continuing to increase your knowledge of reading and understanding standard musical notation. You will be exposed to many periods of music history, from the 16th-century beauty of Greensleeves to When the Saints Go Marching In, Amazing Grace, La Bamba, This Land Is Your Land and dozens of others.
The book features the following resources for reference during and after your lessons:
* Complete note and fingering chart
* Duets that can be played with others or with a CD player
Be your own teacher, and let Alfred be your resource every step of the way.
Includes a history of the recorder, how to choose an instrument, how to read music as well as a complete note and fingering chart, duets and fun songs from every period of music history from "Greensleeves" to "When the Saints Go Marching In!" A fun-filled book that really teaches you how to play!
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