So you’d like to build a good library of books about the recorder? recommendation nr. 1

So you’d like to build a good library of books about the recorder? recommendation nr. 1

Dear Recorder Colleagues,   I have been asked by many students and colleagues around the world about important recorder books that they should have http://www.achaten-suisse.com/ at home. So I will publish a series of posts in each I shall describe…

Performing Bach’s Actus Tragicus

Performing Bach’s Actus Tragicus

I have had the chance to perform Actus Tragicus a few times during my professional life. There are 2 versions of the cantata – in E flat major and F major -. recorder players cannot play the E flat one…

G. F. Handel – sonata in C for recorder and b.c.

G. F. Handel – sonata in C for recorder and b.c.

About the piece: This sonata is without a doubt one of the finst there are – not only in Handel’s repertoire – but in the over all repertoire of sonatas for recorder. It is a 5 movement piece – each…

Eberhard Werdin – concertino for sopranino recorder and recorder quartet

Eberhard Werdin – concertino for sopranino recorder and recorder quartet

There aren’t many pieces composed for a recorder quartet and a recorder solo player Among these there is a lovely piece called concertino, for sopranino recorder and a recorder quaftet, by Eberhard Werdin. There is also a guitar part ad…