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50 For Fun

Arranged by Brian Bonsor
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From the Publisher

A graded collection of 50 tunes selected and arranged for descant recorder. "Good value and will find a place in many junior schools." (John Lawes, SMA Bulletin).
Difficulty guide: 1-3
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).


  • Scarborough Fair                                    English
  • I Know Where I', Goin'                            Irish
  • The Birch Tree                                        Russian
  • Aloutte                                                     French-Canadian
  • Kalinka                                                     Russian
  • La Jesusita                                               Mexican
  • The Barnyards o'Delgaty                       Scots
  • Oh, dem Golden Slippers                      Spiritual
  • Amo,Amas, I Love a Lass                        English
  • The Spanish Guitar                                 Student Song
  • High Road to Linton                                Scots
  • Go Tell it on the                                       Spiritual
  • The Bagpiper's Carol                               Italian
  • Mango Walk                                             Jamaican
  • Non piu andrai (Figaro)                           Mozart
  • Bella Bimba                                              Italian
  • The Lorelei                                               German
  • Santa Lucia                                               Neapolitan
  • Norwegian Dance Op35/2 (part)           Grieg
  • Two Lovely Black Eyes                            Charles Coborn
  • Rule Britannia                                         Dr. Thomas Arne
  • Star of County Down                             Irish
  • Hamilton House                                     Scots
  • Scipio - Slow March                               Handel
  • Comin' thro' the Rye                              Scots
  • Toredore's Song (Carmen)                   Bizet
  • Theme from Violin Concerto                Beethoven
  • Plaisir d'amiur                                        Martini
  • Wanderlied                                             German
  • Jeruselem                                                Parry
  • Linstead Market                                     Jamaican
  • Rose among the Heather                     Schubert
  • Aloha Oe (Farewell)                               Queen Liliuokalani
  • The Trout                                               Schubert 
  • Mrs McGrath                                         Irish 
  • My Grandfather's Clock                       Henry C Work
  • Theme fr 4th Horn Concerto               Mozart 
  • The De'ils awa wi' the Exerciseman    Scotts
  • Land of Hope & Glory                           Elgar
  • The Golden Wheat                                Welsh
  • Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes               Sullivan (adapted)
  • Funiculi, Funicula                                   Denza
  • Botany Bay                                             Australian
  • Garry Owen                                            Irish
  • Trumpet Air                                            Jeremiah Clarke
  • The Soldier's Joy (reel)                           Scots
  • Sailor's Hornpipe                                   English
  • The Entertainer (part)                           Scott Joplin
  • The Irish Washerwoman                      Irish
  • Turkey in the Straw                               American        

Item Details


  • Part 1: Descant Recorder
Category: Other Recorder Albums
Publisher: Schott
Publisher's reference: ED 12269
Our Stock Code: 1388978
Media Type: Paperback