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Five Caprices for Solo Recorder


Our Description

taken from the introduction:

'In his output of choral, orchestral and chamber music the recorder has featured prominently, and he has written for it both as a solo instrument and in ensemble works.  The 'Five Caprices' of 1988 follow in the long tradition of solo pieces of that title be Frescobaldi, Telemann, Quantz, Paganini et al and exploit the range and tonal resources of the five main members of the recorder family.'

Difficulty guide: 7
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Invention (Treble Recorder)
  • Canzonetta (Tenor Recorder)
  • Tarantella (Sopranino Recorder or Treble Recorder)
  • Threnody (Bass Recorder)
  • Estampie (Descant Recorder)

Item Details


  • Part 1: Treble Recorder
  • Part 2: Tenor Recorder
  • Part 3: Sopranino Recorder or Treble Recorder
  • Part 4: Bass Recorder
  • Part 5: Descant Recorder
Category: Treble Recorder Repertoire
Publisher: Forsyth Bros
Publisher's reference: FHC70
Our Stock Code: 1103212
Media Type: Paperback