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The Bass Recorder Handbook

By Denis Bloodworth

Bass Recorder
Composed by Denis Bloodworth. Music Sales America. Instruction. Book [Softcover]. 48 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV110202. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14003575).

Item Number: HL.14003575

ISBN 9780853606468. 9.0x12.0x0.15 inches.

Denis Bloodworth. This highly practical guide to the bass recorder, by one of the leading specialists in the field, is both clear and succinct. Exploring a wide range of possible fingerings, it lays the foundation for a versatile technique and is well illustrated with charts and examples. In addition there are 14 solos and a duet by Telemann and his contemporaries which provide an attractive repertoire on which to build.

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  • December 31, 2011 Not for Beginners

    This book has some wonderful music in it by great composers but it assumes a knowledge of other recorders and for a rank beginner, is too difficult. And since the music is in the bass clef, unlike most other recorder music, it is a struggle to start playing on the...

    intermediate/advanced level the pieces require. I am an intermediate player and am having a hard time. I would have liked to start with simpler pieces.

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