Recorder Stars

 

Congrats on finishing Recorder Olympics!

You will now be working on your Recorder Star Songs!

To earn a Recorder Star, 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. 

Star 1 – Page 22, Line #2 “Pretty Rainbows”

Pretty Rainbows - Julie Sueta
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Don't forget to...
- Play all the way to the end of the first ending, repeat to the beginning and play only the second ending
- Count a steady beat in your head
- Take a deep breath and hold out the long notes the proper length
- Keep the recorder in your mouth until you're done playing the note
 
Star 2 – Page 22, Line #3 “Miss Macie”
Miss Macie - Ed Sueta
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Star 3 – Page 23, Line #4 “Square Dance”
Square Dance - Ed Sueta
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Star 5 – Page 25, Line #1 “Recorder Tootin’ Old MacDonald”
Recorder Tootin' Old MacDonald - Lyrics by Ed Sueta
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Star 5 – Page 25, Line #3 “Garden Waltz”
Garden Waltz - Ed Sueta
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Star 6 – Page 26, Line #5 "Excerpt from Symphony No. 9"
Excerpt from Symphony No. 9 - Ludwig van Beethoven
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Star 7 – Page 27, Line #4 “Minor Blues”
Minor Blues - Ed Sueta
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Star 8 – Page 27, Line #8 “London Bridge”
London Bridge -
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Star 9 – Page 28, Line #1 “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star”
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star -
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Star 10 – Page 28, Line #2 “Yankee Doodle”
Yankee Doodle - Traditional
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Wild Star – Page 28, Line #3 “When the Saints Go Marching In”
When The Saints Go Marching In -
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