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Do It! Soprano Recorder Book 2, Do It! Play Recorder Solo and Onstage, and Do It! Alto Recorder books


An entirely musical method for beginning recorder

Do It! Play Recorder

James O. Froseth

 

This spectacular new book and compact disc set by three of the best educators in the field today contains everything you need to play the recorder. Compact disc covers all the basics: tone quality, intonation, tempo, melody, rhythm, style of articulation and phrasing, and expressive nuance. New! Enhanced CD content helps with music reading and writing skills. Live musicians provide authentic accompaniments in classic and contemporary styles. Song repertoire surveys musical styles of the world: Music of the Americas includes U.S. folk, jazz, country western, bluegrass, honky-tonk, spiritual, blues, gospel, rock-and-roll, jazz waltz, country swing, jazz ballad, Mexican folk, and reggae.

Music of other times includes 12th-century conductus, 15th-century Dance of the Boufons, 16th-century French branle, 18th- and 19th-century folk songs and dances, 1940s and 50s jazz, blues, and rock-and-roll. Music of the world includes folk songs and dances of England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Scandinavia, Israel, the Netherlands, Mexico, and Russia. There are lots of helpful photos. Discover improvisation! Explore call-and-response techniques and other styles of improvisation. The book includes the "You Can Look It Up" music dictionary.

The individualized format lets students progress at their own pace. Theme and variation format allows easy and challenging versions of material to be performed simultaneously; special projects allow students to set individual goals. Teacher's Resource Edition with extended accompaniments, extensive cross-referencing indexes, and resources for teaching to the National Standards for Music.

 
Title Composer Edition # Price Qty  
Do It! Play Recorder - Book only
James O. Froseth / Marguerite Wilder G-M437 $5.95
Do It! Play Recorder - Book and CD
Now includes a multimedia CD
James O. Froseth / Marguerite Wilder G-M438 $6.95
GIA Soprano Recorder
G-M447 $5.50
Do It! Play Recorder - Book, CD, and Recorder
James O. Froseth / Marguerite Wilder G-M440 $12.50
Do It! Play Recorder - Teacher’s Resource Guide with two CDs
James O. Froseth / Marguerite Wilder G-M441 $35.00
Do It! Play Recorder - CD only
James O. Froseth / Marguerite Wilder G-M436 $5.00




Do It! Play Recorder Book 2

James O. Froseth

If you like Do It! Play Recorder Book 1, you are going to love Book 2!

This long-awaited book continues the tradition of great tunes, top-flight models on the CD, and unbeatable pedagogy. A wonderful way to enhance any beginning recording program.




 
Title Composer Edition # Price Qty  
Do It! Play Recorder Book 2 - Book only
James O. Froseth G-M584 $5.95
Do It! Play Recorder Book 2 - Book and CD
James O. Froseth G-M586 $7.95



Do It! Play Recorder Solo and Onstage

James O. Froseth

Enable your students to extend their musical horizons with this culturally diverse collection of solo pieces. Including such favorites as “The Entertainer,” “The Irish Washerwoman,” this collection is the perfect way to provide technical and musical challenges to young students ready to move out to the center of the stage and perform solo. Exemplary models on the included CD can motivate students to practice with enthusiasm and intensity and to reach for the highest levels of musical performance. Accompaniments performed by first-call LA studio musicians provide authentic contexts for real-world music experiences.

A self-directed component to any course of music instruction is almost certain to maintain interest, increase practice time, and improve performance skills vital to the instrumental ensemble. Play Solo and Onstage coordinates with Do It! Play Recorder Book 1 and 2 and can enhance any beginning recorder course.

 
Title Composer Edition # Price Qty  
Do It! Solo and Onstage - Recorder (book and CD)
James O. Froseth G-M601 $9.95



Do It! Play Alto Recorder

James O. Froseth

The acclaimed Do It! Play recorder series expands with this remarkably comprehensive and creative book for the beginning alto recorder student. As with the other books in this series, the top-flight CD provides wonderful alto recorder models and engaging accompaniments. Also available separately is a delightful soprano recorder supplement for the experienced player, perfect for those who wish to mix instruments.


 
Title Composer Edition # Price Qty  
Do It! Play Alto Recorder (book only)
James O. Froseth G-M602 $7.95
Do It! Play Alto Recorder - Book and CD
James O. Froseth G-M603 $9.95
Do It! Alto Recorder Supplement
for the experienced soprano recorder player
James O. Froseth G-M605 $6.95

 

Support Materials
 
Title Composer Edition # Price Qty  
Rhythm Flashcards (50 Cards with CD) - Set One
Set One: 50 Rhythm flashcards in duple and triple meter with CD
James O. Froseth G-M421 $45.00
Rhythm Flashcards (60 Cards with CD) - Set Two
Set Two: 60 Rhythm flashcards in duple and triple meter with CD
James O. Froseth G-M423 $45.00
Melodic Flashcards for Recorder (78 cards)
Melodic Flashcards for Recorder
James O. Froseth G-M489 $35.00

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