Hello, you finally made it! Let's get started.
We will be reviewing the following concepts:
2. note names
3. recorder fingerings
4. playing skills
5. listening skills
First, let's review the following rhythms.
Click on each note and clap along with us!
= Whole note = 4 beats = CLAP AS "whole-2-3-4"
Dotted Half Note = 3 beats = CLAP AS "half-note-dot"
= Half note = 2 beats = CLAP AS "half-note"
= Quarter Note = 1 beat = CLAP AS "ta"
Eighth Note = 1/2 beat = CLAP AS "ti" (half of ti-ti)
Secondly, we should review the following note
____________ ____________ ____________ ___E________
____________ ____________ ____C_______ ____________
____________ ___A________ ____________ ____________
_____F______ ____________ ____________ ____________
I hope you remember all of those!
CLUE: Space notes spell the
Line notes can make the sentence "Every Good Boy Does Fine."
We know how to play
some of these notes on our recorders. Let's review the correct fingerings.
Now.................. Lets Play!
The music may disappear when you listen to the audio sound. You may want to print the music in order the easily play along.
Click on the practice drill and then play along with the computer, (This is a 1K file and will play immediately.)
Click on this sentence to play along with me. (This is a 2MB file and will take a little time to download.)
Click on music notes to listen
other people play different recorder selections.
"Colors of the Wind" - song from "Pocahantis" by Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz
"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" - song from "Lion King" by Elton John and Tim Rice
"Nice 'n Easy" - light jazz by Brian Bonsor
Let's take a little quiz!!
How many beats are in a whole note?
Which picture shows the recorder fingering for the note
How many beats does a dotted half note get?
How many beats are in a quarter not? (No peeking!)
Click here to listen to the BONUS question!
A last reminder before you leave ........
Recorders are for everyone!!!!!
I would like to thank the following website authors for their creativity.
I incorporated graphics, midi files, and wav files from the following sites: