A Kid's Introduction to the Recorder

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Take a virtual field trip to Colorado Springs. Meet recorder teacher and historian Nancy Ekberg. Learn more about the recorder, a kid-friendly instrument that is easy to learn and play. Check out the links to free music and a list of books on how to play the recorder.

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Other Fun Websites

  • Free Music for a Recorder Duet

    Download the sheet music for you and your friend. The music is free and playing together doubles the fun.

  • Introduction to Reading Music

    Some people think trying to read music is hard and difficult. This site introduces you to reading music in a very easy to understand way. As with anything new, it'll appear complicated at first, but as you look at the examples and read the explanations it will make sense.

  • Make Your Own Recorder

    Instructables is a website full of user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects. This link show you how to make a recorder out of PVC pipe.

  • Interactive Recorder Fingering Chart for Kids

    Click the on the note ad see the correct fingering for your recorder. Remember tht the thumbhole is on the back of the recorder.

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