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Classical Hits for 2 Descant Recorders Includes accompaniment CD

Arranged by Hans Magolt & Rainer Butz


From the Publisher

Hasn't every recorder player dreamed of playing the most celebrated classical melodies as a soloist? Here you will find the finest pieces in arrangements for one or two descant recorders, with a CD to play along with. On a musical journey of discovery you will encounter many famous compositions, from "Eine kleine Nachtmusik" and Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" to the Birdcatcher's song from the "Magic Flute" and "La donna รจ mobile" from Verdi's "Rigoletto". So that you can really enjoy making music the arrangements have been recorded in two versions on the CD: with and without recorders.
Difficulty guide: 3-6
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • A. Vivaldi: Spring (The Four Seasons)
  • W.A. Mozart: The Birdcather's song (The Magic Flute)
  • J.S. Bach: "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden" (St. Matthew Passion)
  • W.A. Mozart: "Das klinget so herrlich" (The Magic Flute)
  • J. Brahms: Cradle Song "Guten Abend, gut Nacht"
  • M.A. Charpentier: Prélude from Te Deum
  • J. Haydn: Andante from the Symphony No. 94 "The Surprise"
  • L.v. Beethoven: "Ode to Joy" (9. Sinfonie)
  • C.M.v. Weber: "Wir winden dir den Jungfernkranz" (Der Freischütz)
  • G. Verdi: "La donna è mobile" (Rigoletto)
  • J. Haydn: Imperial anthem (Emperor Quartet)
  • G.F. Händel: "Ombra mai fù" (Largo from Xerxes)
  • B. Smetana: The Moldau (My Homeland)
  • G. Bizet: "Toréador, en garde!" (Carmen)
  • J. Offenbach: Barcarole (Tales of Hoffmann)
  • G. Rossini: Overture to "The Barber of Sevilla"
  • R. Wagner: Wedding Chorus "Treulich geführt" (Lohengrin)
  • G. Verdi: Gefangenenchor "Va, pensiero" (Nabucco)
  • W.A. Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik
  • P.I. Tschaikowsky: Main theme (Schwanensee)
  • J. Offenbach: Cancan (Orpheus in the Underworld)

Item Details

Category: Recorder Ensemble Music
Publisher: Schott Music
Publisher's reference: ED9576-01
Our Stock Code: 1104288
Media Type: Paperback (24 pages [score]); includes accompaniment CD