Finger Dexterity Exercises And Pieces For C Recorders (Soprano & Tenor) by G. Rooda. For C recorder. Recorder Method. Hargail Performance Series. Technique, Scales and Rhythm. Instructional book. Standard notation, introductory text and instructional text. 63 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.HRW3).
ISBN 0769219020. With standard notation, introductory text and instructional text. Technique, Scales and Rhythm. 9x12 inches.
Contains technical exercises designed to familiarize the player with intervals, scales, legato articulation, and rhythmic concepts.
Location: from SC
July 11, 2008
This book is fun to use, the combination of etudes with comparable classical pieces helps you not only to improve finger dexterity, but helps you to slide gradually into playing more complex authentic pieces
21 of 42 people found this review helpful.
Location: from California
July 9, 2008
Great for starters
Excellent progression of scales/technical exercises interwoven with little music pieces which may carry forward something from the last exercise. Each piece is small enough to let you focus quickly on the targets within, and drawn from a vast range from the trite to the obscure. Would get 5 stars if...
20 of 46 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Baltimore MD
March 16, 2008
My daily fare
I use Rooda every day (as recommended by my teacher) for warm ups and just plain joy of playing. The author includes not only dexterity exercises, nicely organized by interval (2nds, 3rds, etc.), but also short classical compositions(including Bach, Telemann, and Haydn) and folk music that exemplify the exercise they...
19 of 41 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Ottawa, Canada
February 7, 2008
Deals with too few keys
This book seems to be for people who are just beginning to be introduced to music itself, not just the recorder. The book deals with 8 major key signatures out of a possible 15 major and 15 minor. The pieces progress in difficulty slowly, but when learning something new (such...
23 of 45 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Jefferson, ME - USA
October 12, 2007
A must have book
This book is a must have for all recorder players. It has helped me progress from a beginner to a beginner/intermediate player. It probably helps to take lessons. The practice pieces help to perfect my playing. My goal when I bought it was to play every piece and I am...
27 of 49 people found this review helpful.