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Syllabus:Descant Recorder 2014–2017

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Pieces (select one from each list)

List AAvailable In
1. Watkins Ale
Anon. English
2. Menuett
3. March (from Anna Magdalena's Note Book)
attrib. J. S. Bach
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4. Maigesang (Op. 52 No. 4)
5. Basse danse bergeret (from Musyck Boexken)
6. Aria (from Orfeo ed Euridice)
7. Pastorale: 1st movt from Partie in G
8. La bourrée
M. Praetorius
9. Rondo (from The Fairy Queen)
List BAvailable In
1. At Sunset
Paulo Conte
2. Seven Seas Hornpipe or Stroll On: from Fun Club for Descant Recorder, Grade 2–3
Alan Haughton
3. A Tale: No. 5 from A Birthday Garland for Descant Recorder
Sasha Johnson Manning
4. The Strenuous Life
5. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
6. Air or Song (i): No. 3 or No. 6 from Globe Theatre Suite for Descant Recorder
Bryan Kelly
7. Marina or Chicago Blues: No. 10 or No. 12 from Microjazz for Recorder
Christopher Norton
8. March (from Musiques d'enfants,Op. 65)
9. Warm and Cosy or Lumpy Custard Blues: from Easy Blue Recorder
Geoffry Russell-Smith
List CAvailable In
1. Winter Solstice
Peter Bowman
2. Cheeky Sparrow: No. 8 from The Woodpecker and Friends for Descant Recorder
Elizabeth Cooper
3. Janneman en Alemoer
van Eyck
4. Study in G or Study in C: No. 8 or No. 22 from 35 Studies for Soprano Recorder
Jan Nykl
5. Twas within a Furlong of Edinburgh Town
6. Sailor's Hornpipe
Trad. English
7. Study in Orange or Study in Pink: from Fresh Air for Descant Recorder
Sarah Watts
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Scales & Arpeggios
2. Sight Reading Tests
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3. Preparation for the Aural Tests