Links

Four professional recorder teachers rank among the membership of the Washington Recorder Society. Several are still actively accepting students. Members seeking professional guidance for their playing may wish to contact one of the following teachers:

CAROLE ROGENTINE

Location: Bethesda, MD
Phone: 301-530-6386
Email: crogentine@gmail.com
Website: www.learnrecorderwithcarole.com
Open to children, teens and adults; private lessons, groups and ensemble coaching

DAVID MCGOWN

Location: Silver Spring, MD
Phone:  240- 338-5107
E-mail:  drmcgown@gmail.com
Open to young adult (high school) and adult individual students

RACHEL ISAACSON

Location: Arlington, VA
Phone:  571-338-4606
E-mail: isaacson.rachel@gmail.com
Open to children and adults; individual students and ensemble coaching

JOHN BENAGLIA

Washington, DC
Phone:  202-234-1837
E-mail: jbenaglia@aol.com

ORGANIZATIONS

American Recorder Society

Capitol Early Music

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Early Music America

Early Music DC

Early Music Network

Lute Society of America

Viola de Gamba Society of America

WETA

 

FREE SHEET MUSIC

Sheet music for recorder is available through the following websites. If you know of other online sources for recorder sheet music, please let us know.

8notes.com
Choral Public Domain Library
free-scores.com
Petrucci Music Library
Online Musical Scores
Serpent Publications

Part-books
David McGown, leader of the Nova group, is preparing part-books for use by Nova members and other WRS players. The first set of Italian Canzon Books is available below.

Italian Canzon Book Score
Italian Canzon Book Soprano
Italian Canzon Book Alto
Italian Canzon Book Tenor
Italian Canzon Book Bass

This is the first part of a multi-volume project. Other sets of part-books will be posted later as they become available.

RETAIL SHOPS ONLINE

Antique Sound Workshop, Ltd.

Boulder Early Music Shop

Courtly Music Unlimited

Honeysuckle Music

Kelischek Workshop

Lark in the Morning

Lazar’s Early Music

Saunders Recorders (British)

Unicorn Music

Von Huene Workshop. Inc./The Early Music Shop of New England

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

Early Music FAQ

Harmonia American Early Music Series (audio programs)

Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Medieval and Renaissance Music

Musica Antiqua Instrument Guide and Early Music Resources

Music Theory & History Online (Dr. Brian Blood)

Recorder Fingerings (Winfried Bauer)

Recorder Home Page (Nicholas Lander)

Wilson’s Recorder Page