The Recorder Player's Handbook
Revised Edition. Composed by Hans-Martin Linde (1930-). Schott. 149 pages. Schott Music #ED12322. Published by Schott Music (HL.49003117).
Item Number: HL.49003117
ISBN 0946535175. 6.5x9.5 inches.
The Recorder Player's Handbook is a comprehensive survey of the instrument, its history and its music and deals extensively with the following subjects: The instrument: its design, structure and mechanics with detailed information on historical models and materials; advice on the choice and care of the instrument • Playing the recorder: advice on breathing, tone production, fingering and articulation; practice and performance • Recorder music and its performance: a survey of recorder music from the early Middle Ages to the Baroque period, and with a valuable consideration of the recorder in the twentieth century.