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The Value of Recorder Playing

Please, please don't consider recorder playing to be solely a preparation for learning a...
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The Recorder - Old or New?

Although the recorder can be a quick and cheap way to teach the basics of music, it doesn't just...
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Hotteterre - Principles of the Flute

Jaques-Martin Hotteterre (-le Roman) 'Principles of the Flute Recorder and Oboe'. 1707. This...
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Why The Recorder Is A Good Idea!

You'll probably notice that most musicians started off learning the recorder at some point,...

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    I'm a flute teacher based in London with 15 years experience of teaching all ages & abilities. I also enjoy a busy freelance career performing on modern & historical flutes.
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    I believe everybody has musicality inherent within them and I want to help nurture and develop this with each student that I work.
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    I'm a fun and committed tutor with 5 years experience teaching: music (flute/ piccolo, recorder, improvisation...), languages (Spanish, Italian and French), other activities like Bellydance, yoga...
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  • Why The Recorder Is A Good Idea!

    Lenia Recorder Teacher (South East London) Picture You'll probably notice that most musicians started off learning the recorder at some point, which particularly for younger students, is a great place to begin! The benefits of recorder playing are that: - Because the instrument has low technical requirements, it is easy for beginners to...
  • The Recorder And Its Beauty!

    Mary F Stockley Recorder Teacher (Warrington) Picture The recorder! Every parent and teacher's worse nightmare. However it also a beautiful instrument steeped in history. The English King Henry VIII (1491-1547) played the recorder and he collected them. He had 76 recorders in his collection when he died! The recorder preceded the flute; a lot of...
  • Why learn to play the recorder?

    Recorder Teacher (Birmingham) Picture The recorder is a very misunderstood musical instrument. What place could this antiquity have for today's learners? Having met young flautists struggling to make a sound, saxophonists whose instruments are far too large for them, and whole-class clarinet teachers who spend half of a one hour...

 

  • The Recorder: From Fame to Obscurity and Back Editor's Pick

    Recorder Teacher (North London) Picture Without a doubt, ninety percent of people reading this will have come into contact with the recorder at some point in their lives. For most, this time will have been during their primary school years, when the recorder was used as a means to give them some practical experience of playing music....
  • How I Started!

    Sue Klein Recorder Teacher (South East London) Picture When I was young I definitely did not want to teach! I loved playing, and the first professional recorder player who inspired me was Frans Bruggen when I was about 7. But during my post-grad year training to be a teacher, I found that I really enjoyed teaching small groups and individuals. This...
  • Hotteterre - Principles of the Flute

    Imogen Clarke Recorder Teacher (York) Picture Jaques-Martin Hotteterre (-le Roman) 'Principles of the Flute Recorder and Oboe'. 1707. This is an invaluable source for wind players, who are interested in historically informed performance practice. It gives a detailed account of technique used in France in the early 1700s and in addition...