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The Renaissance Recorder for Treble Recorder and Piano

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From the Publisher

Steven Rosenberg writes in the preface: "This book is intended to give recorder players a repertoire of solo pieces from the Renaissance. Solo literature for the recorder is often dominated by music of the baroque era, while the music of Renaissance is primarily preformed by consorts. I hope that this collection will expand the solo repertoire by bringing to recorder players some of the most beautiful melodies of this period. I have performed all of these pieces in public and have taken care only to include music that is of performance quality. Some of the pieces are grouped in suites, but you should feel free to play them in the order of your choice. For those of you equally at home on descant (soprano) and treble (alto), fell free to intersperse pieces from the companion book for descant recorder." The edition is part of the ABRSM Summer 2006 syllabus (grades 1-3) and the Trinity syllabus 2007 (grade 6).

Approved Exam Music

Recommended for the following exam grade(s):

ABRSM ABRSM Treble Recorder (from 2022)
Grades: 2, 3
Trinity College London Trinity College London Treble Recorder (from 2023)
Grades: 4


10 Dances from the Susato collection:

  • Allemande
  • Rondo ;Mon Amy'
  • Pavane 'Mille regretz'
  • Le cueur est bon
  • Ronde III
  • Allamande
  • Pas et medio
  • Ronde IV
  • Ronde V
  • Ronde VI
  • Lady Banning's A;mand John Stuarte
  • What if a Day John Dowland
  • The Leaves be Green Pierre Phalese

Three English Country Dances from John Playford's 'Dancing Master'

  • The Merry Milkmaids
  • Dissembling Love or The Lost Heart
  • Newcastle

Four Elizabethan Masque Dances

  • The Fairy Masque Robert Johnson
  • Wilson's Love Anon
  • Wilson's Love Anon
  • The Witches - Second Dance Anon
  • The King's Mistress Anon

Two Country Dances from the John Playford collection

  • Bellamira
  • Pell-Mell
  • Woodycock Anon
  • Recercada segunda sobre Diego Ortiz
  • Recercada quinta Diego Ortiz
  • Recercada sigunda Diego Ortiz

Item Details

Category: Other Recorder Albums
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher's reference: BH 2100249
Our Stock Code: 1105476
Media Type: Paperback (60 pages [score])

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