What is the best beginner recorder?

Probably the two most common recorder voices that beginners learn to play are soprano and alto; which one you might choose could depend on a number of factors. We recommend that you begin on the alto recorder. The alto is a great choice if you plan to play in a group with other recorder players.

What is the smallest recorder in the recorder family?

garklein recorder
The garklein recorder in C, also known as the sopranissimo recorder or piccolo recorder, is the smallest size of the recorder family. Its range is C6–A7 (C8). The name garklein is German for “quite small”, and is also sometimes used to describe the sopranino in G.

What sizes do recorders come in?

Recorders come in many different sizes. The main kinds, from small to large, are: sopranino, descant (soprano), treble (alto), tenor and bass. These usually come apart into three pieces, except the sopranino which has only two.

Is the recorder difficult to play?

Compared to other instruments, the recorder is relatively easy to play, making it a great first instrument for kids or novice musicians. They come in many different colors and sizes to fit you. Recorders are a good stepping stone to harder blowing instruments that are held vertically, such as oboe or clarinet.

What brand of recorder is best?

You may also want to check out our Teaching Recorder Beginner’s Guide.

  • Yamaha: Reliable And Consistent Sound. Yamaha YRS-23Y. Yamaha YRS-302BIII.
  • Kingsley Kolors: Great Value And Durable. Kingsley Kolors.
  • Hohner: Beautiful Sound. Hohner Kids Recorder.
  • Aulos: Respected And Tough. Aulos A209B Soprano Recorder.
  • Conclusion.

Which recorder is best?

The Best Voice Recorder

  • Our pick. Sony UX560. The best voice recorder.
  • Runner-up. Olympus WS-853. More storage and longer battery life, lower-quality audio.
  • Budget pick. Sony ICD-PX470. If you mainly record in quiet environments.

Why do schools make you play the recorder?

Why is the recorder the first instrument used to teach kids how to play music? DePriest: The fact that it’s a simple, direct melody instrument makes it the perfect instrument for young learners. The kids can carry it from home to school easily — unlike, say, a piano, which not everyone can afford to have at home.

When should you start the recorder?

If you start a child on the recorder at the age of five, it can take as long as one and a half to two years to develop this co-ordination, during which time they can get very bored and frustrated. If you start them at age six and a half to seven this same process usually takes three to six months.

Where can I buy a kung studio recorder?

Browse all recorders by Kung available at the Early Music Shop. All models are stocked: Studio, Superio and Marsyas recorders. Try in-store in London or Saltaire with expert advice on-hand today! This soprano is made of pearwood which has earthy soundnotes.

What kind of wood is a kueng recorder made of?

They are made only in the less-expensive softer woods and have a simplified modern exterior profile. They feature very easy response in the extreme high register and a good, solid middle and low register. The keyless tenors are extremely ergonomic, second only to the Huber tenors in that regard.

What kind of recorder is kun2603 Kung?

KUN2603 Küng’s Superio series is based on original recorders by Stanesby Jnr. They have a wide, baroque bore which produces a strong sound, rich in overtones. These recorders have a large expressive range and will cope with the most demanding repertoire.

What kind of recorder is Kung workshop E3 Alto?

The newest models from the Küng workshop are two special purpose solo alto recorders. The E3 alto is a multi-keyed large bore modern instrument with a low E extension that has a strong, powerful tone and excellent projection with a range of 2.5 octaves.