Alto Recorder

"Music is well said to be the speech of angels." ~ Thomas Carlyle 1795 - 1881

Sheet Music

To view the PDF image of the sheet music click on title.

To hear the MP3 sound sample click on the note.


Easy Beginner Pieces:

1. Clementine      

2. Here Is Spring Again   

3. Hot Cross Buns    

4. Pierrot     

5. Kumbayah        

6. Lightly Row      

7. Opera House Waltz     

8. Dudelsack     

9. Aura Lee   

10. Fais Do-Do     



Renaissance Music:

1. Agniau     

2. Confesse      

3. Bransle de la Torche  

4. Greensleeves     

5. Heinlein Melody     

6. Prince      

7. Scarborough Fair   

8. Verbum Caro Factum Est     

 


Celtic: Irish, Scottish, English, & Welch Folk Music:

1. Annie Laurie      

2. Ash Grove     

3. Ballydesmond Polka      

4. Barbara Allen     

5. Brothers     

6. By Kell's Waters      

7. Caerphilly Fair      

8. Croen y Ddeted Felan      

9. Danny Boy         

10. Henry Martin         

11. Homeward Bound         

12. I Feel the Winds      

13. Kelvin Grove         

14. Miller of Dee      

15. She's Like the Swallow     

16. Skye Boat Song      

17. Star of the County Down      

18. Washerwoman      

19. Water is Wide      

20. Wayfaring Stranger        

21. Whiskey in the Jar      

22. Wild Mountain Thyme      

 


Sea Shanties:

1. Blow the Man Down     

2. The Bonnie Ship, the Diamond         

3. Farewell to Nova Scotia     

4. Haul on the Bowlin'     

5. High Barbaree     

6. Sailing        

7. Sailors Hornpipe     

8. Spanish Ladies     

9. The Female Sailor     

 


Classical Pieces:

1. Brahm's Lullaby     

2. La Cinquantaine        

3. Minuet in G        

4. Ode to Joy     



Christmas Music:

1. Angels We Have Heard On High   

2. Away in a Manger     

3. Auld Lang Syne     

4. Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella     

5. Coventry Carol     

6. Emmanuel     

7. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen     

8. Good King Wensaslas     

9. Go, Tell It on the Mountain     

10. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing      

11. In the Bleak Midwinter     

12. Jingle Bells      

13. Jolly Old Saint Nick       

14. Joy to the World      

15. O Come All Ye Faithful      

16. O Little Town of Bethlehem      

17. Oh Holy Night      

18. Silent Night      

19. The First Noel        

20. We Three Kings     

21. We Wish You a Merry Christmas      

22. What Child Is This?      


 

Spirituals:

1. Always with Me      

2. Amazing Grace    

3. A Mighty Fortress is Our God     

4. Come and Find the Quiet Center     

5. If You Will Trust in God to Guide You    

6. Father, I Adore You    

7. God of Freedom     

8. Go, Tell It on the Mountain   

9. Holy, Holy, Holy   

10. I Love to Tell the Story    

11. I've Got Peace Like a River     

12. Jesus Loves Me     

13. Nothing Can Trouble    

14. Simple Gifts     

15. This is my Father's World     

16. When I Survey the Wondrous Cross   



Patriotic Songs:

1. America        

2. America the Beautiful        

3. Anchors Away        

4. Battle Hymn of the Repubic        

5. God Bless America        

6. This Land is Your Land         

7. When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again       

8. Yankee Doodle         



My Own Compositions:

1. Ivy on the Wall (duet for 2 alto recorders)   



Exercises for Daily Practice:

1. Scales     

2. Arpeggios