How To Read Music
Module 2: Why the Recorder?
The Perfect Instrument for Learning to Read Music
Unlike a keyboard with 100’s of sounds, a recorder doesn’t have many bells and whistles to distract you. It is the perfect tool for learning how to read music.
Assemble the Recorder
Learn how the pieces fit, how to line up the holes, where the left hand and right hand are positioned and how to blow into the recorder.
Recorder Hand Positions
This module helps you hold the recorder correctly, how it rests on your fingers, and the correct angle for the instrument for making a good sound.
Your First Sound
Here is where we focus on the correct position of the mouthpiece on your lower lip, and how the teeth are involved in developing your embouchure.
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