25/10/2016

Songs for Winter and Christmas

Reading time: 1 min.

Playing together in a recorder quartet for the first time is a wonderful experience. Finding suitable pieces is, however, not easy. Beginners should have the chance to play in an ensemble while the advanced players on the larger instruments (alto, tenor and bass recorder) also need to be challenged. This was the inspiration for Theo Warttmann to create a series of excellent arrangements of well-known traditional songs for recorder quartet.

They were grouped according to the four seasons and in 1981 Universal Edition published four volumes with spring, summer, autumn and winter songs as well as a book dedicated to Christmas carols. More than 30 years later these pieces are still a treasure trove for those who play and teach the recorder. They are suitable for concerts, celebrations and any other events. This newly published volume features a selection of the best winter songs and Christmas carols.

Songs for Winter and Christmas
for recorder quartet
UE 36726

 

 

Spring, Summer [&] Autumn - Songs
for recorder quartet
UE 36725

Excellent easy arrangements of well-known traditional spring, summer and autumn songs for recorder quartet.

 

 

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