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Book of Rounds
40 tunes in 13 keys from 12 countries. The lyrics for 27 tunes are included, with handy indexes to organize it all. Spiral bound volumes with these same tunes are available for Violin, Viola, Cello, Soprano Recorder, Alto Recorder, Tenor Recorder, and Bass Recorder so you can play with your friends. Easy to intermediate.

The Jewish Recorder Player’s Tune Book for Soprano
28 of our very favorite tunes of Jewish, Hebrew, Klezmer, and Israeli origin. These are the same tunes in the same keys as in the Jewish Fiddler’s Tune Book, so you can all play nicely together.

Renaissance Recorder Player’s Tune Books
Individual Books for Soprano and Alto
These collections each include 21 olde tunes composed between the years 1100 and 1650. Love songs, sad songs, dance songs, waltzes, etc., from Germany, France, England, and Italy will add depth and change of pace to your repertoire.


Recorder Duet Collections

Bach Family Album for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
A collection of 26 lively pieces composed by Johann Sebastian Bach and four of his sons, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, and Johann Christian Bach. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Baroque Tunes for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
A collection of 27 dance tunes composed between 1600 and 1750 from Belgium, England, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Prussia, and Sweden. Well known composers are included (Bach, Handel, Telemann), as well as some surprises (Fasch, Gambarini, Roman). This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Holiday Tunes for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
Celebrate 25 holidays with these 40 festive tunes. Some even have lyrics. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

The International Recorder Player’s Tune Book - Volumes 1 & 2 (Soprano and Alto versions available)
This collection includes 52 tunes arranged for two recorders from 52 places including Argentina, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, etc. Volume I is scored for 2 soprano recorders. Volume II is scored for 2 alto recorders.

Irish Fiddle Tunes for Two Recorders (Soprano and Alto versions available)
This collection features 32 reels, hornpipes, polkas, jigs, and waltzes, arranged for two soprano recorders, with chord symbols for guitar accompaniment. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Klezmer Fiddle Tunes for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
32 traditional Klezmer tunes arranged for two instruments, with chords for back-up musicians included. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Mozart Family Duets (Soprano and Alto versions available)
This collection consists of 38 pieces by three generations of the Mozart family: Leopold Mozart, his son, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and his son, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

O’Carolan Fiddle Tunes for Two (Soprano version available)
32 tunes composed by the great blind 17th century Irish harpist and poet, Turlough O’Carolan. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Playford English Country Dance Tunes for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
37 tunes selected from John Playford’s “The English Dancing Master” which was published in 1651. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Scandinavian Tunes for Two Soprano Recorders (Soprano version available)
40 traditional tunes from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden (10 from each). This collection includes mazurkas, polkas, polskas, waltzes, etc.

Scottish Fiddle Tunes for Two (Soprano version available)
42 traditional Scottish tunes. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Skinner Tunes for Two (Soprano version available)
40 tunes by the great Scottish fiddler/composer/dancing master, J.S. Skinner. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Swedish Fiddle Tunes for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
49 traditional Swedish tunes with chords for back-up musicians included. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, alto recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.

Ukrainian Fiddle Tunes for Two (Soprano and Alto versions available)
35 captivating traditional Ukrainian marches, patriotic songs, polkas, waltzes, etc.

Wedding Fiddling Tunes for Two (Soprano version available)
The 38 tunes in this collection are arranged for two players and are organized in the order of the festivities at a traditional wedding. This collection has duet books available for soprano recorders, violins, violas, cellos, basses, and mandolins with the same tunes in the same keys.


Recorder Trio Collection

Polka Recorder Trios for Soprano, Alto, and Tenor Recorders
This collection contains some well-known polkas, as well as tunes from the Ukraine, Sweden, Ireland, Poland, and Nebraska.


Recorder Quartet Collections

Irish Recorder Quartet Collection for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Recorders
Over 30 minutes of traditional Irish tunes. Program notes and a source list are included.

Jewish Recorder Quartet Collection for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Recorders
This collection features traditional Jewish and Yiddish folk songs, wedding music, as well as some original Greenblatt & Seay melodies in the Klezmer style. Suitable for weddings, parties, and dances.

Polka Recorder Quartets for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Recorders
This collection contains some well-known polkas, as well as tunes from the Ukraine, Sweden, Ireland, Poland, and Nebraska.

Swedish Recorder Quartet Collection for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Recorders
This collection features light-hearted and pensive dance tunes from Sweden. These elegant and joyous pieces are suitable for intermediate level groups, and provide a charming change of pace for the professional as well.

Telemann Recorder Quartet Collection for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Recorders
“Concerto in C”, “Concerto in G”, “Menuet”, “Sonatina in Bb”, “Sonatina in E”



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