Autumn 2011, Volume 31 Issue 3

The Recorder Music of Alan Davis (part 1)

Christopher Burgess looks at the original compositions and the arrangements for large ensemble and recorder orchestra by a noted musician who has been a significant figure on the recorder scene for several decades.

A Profile of Douglas Gunn

For nearly fifty years, Irish musical life has been enriched by Douglas Gunn's untiring advocacy of early music and of music for the recorder in particular. Seamas de Barra investigates.

The Key: Can You Feel It?
Chris Orton looks at using aspects of Dalcroze Eurhythmics and Kodaly Approach within Whole Class Instrumental Tuition
Antony Hopkins at 90
Richard D Grylls and John Turner celebrate the composer's 90th birthday
James Carey: Obituary

Andrew Short remembers the late composer, famous for Mock Baroque, Trains, Cocktails, and many more well-loved pieces.

Centrespread: Klezmer Quartet by Andrew Melville

Written for Recorder Magaine, it should be played with feeling, with slurs, and very legato throughout, except for notes marked staccato.


All issues of Recorder Magazine carry

  • reviews of recorder sheet music, CDs and books,
  • reviews of recent recitals and courses,
  • letters from readers,
  • numerous short recorder-related items in Footjoint, and
  • news from SRP and ERTA
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