Recorder Olympics

 

Congratulations on finishing Recorder Karate!!!!

You will now be working on your Bronze, Silver, and Gold Belts for Recorder Olympics!

To earn a Recorder Olympic Bead, students must perform each song with their

LEFT HAND ON TOP and demonstrate 4 of the following 5 skills:

 

  • Proper note length (rhythm accuracy)

  • Correct pitches and finger placement

  • Accurate articulation

  • Breath support and tone

  • Specific musical elements notated: dynamics, tempo, repeat signs, change in articulation

This site is intended for educational purposes for students at The Davis Academy to be used in conjunction with the recorder book paid for and provided by The Davis Academy Music Department. All music is Copyright 2006 Macie Publishing Company. 

BRONZE BELT – Page 21, Line #3 “Rain, Rain Go Away”

Rain, Rain - Practice Track
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Don't forget to...
- Play slow and steady
- Use extremely soft, warm air to get out the low E
- Repeat the entire song (go back to the beginning)
 
*You do not need to repeat the song when you record your video
SILVER BELT – Page 20, Line #2 “Mexican Fiesta!”
Mexican Fiesta - Practice Track
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Don't forget to...
- Keep the beat steady
- Tongue! Use your tongue to play the short (staccato) notes
- Watch carefully for dotted half notes
- Repeat the entire song (go back to the beginning)
 
*You do not need to repeat the song when you record your video
GOLD BELT – Page 19, Line #2 “Chi Chi Cha Cha!”
Chi Chi Cha Cha - Practice Track
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