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Abracadaba Recorder 1 - 23 Graded Songs and Tunes


From the Publisher

Abracadabra Recorder Books 1-4 is the ideal repertoire series for descant recorders. Each book includes graded solo and multi-part songs and tunes starting with five-note tunes such as Shepherds' Hey and working up to more challenging classics such as You are my Sunshine and The Wombling Song. Clear fingering diagrams and notation explanations are given at each stage.

Abracadabra Recorder Book 1 is a graded collection for the beginner on descant recorder. 23 songs and tunes using from three to eight notes.


  • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Andrew Mine, Jasper Mine
  • Old Woman, Old Woman
  • Dance of the Cuckoos
  • Shepherd's Hey
  • Annie's Song
  • Amazing Grace
  • The Gypsy Rover
  • The Skye Boat Song
  • Lord of the Dance
  • Winds through thee Olive Trees
  • Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
  • Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
  • I Saw Three Ships
  • Row row row your boat
  • Whose pigs are these
  • Kum ba yah
  • Last night I had the strangest dream
  • If you're happy
  • Daisy Bell
  • Clementine
  • Under Bethlehem's star so bright

Introduces notes G,A,B,C',D' and low E, low D, low F#.

Item Details

Category: Recorder Tutor Books
Publisher: Collins Music
Publisher's reference: 9780713621587
Volume 1 in the Abracadabra Recorder series
Our Stock Code: 1101751
Media Type: Paperback