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Left Hand Thumb Technique with Tish Berlin

Tish Berlin of Tibia Duo explains left hand thumb technique for recorders of various sizes. This video plays in a vertical orientation. If you find you have to scroll to see the top and bottom of the video, use the "Fullscreen" icon at the bottom right corner of the video player, and this should size the video correctly for your screen.

Playing High Notes by Miriam Rosenblum

Miriam Rosenblum explains the importance of thumb position in playing high notes.

Basic Double Hole Technique by Aldo Abreu

Aldo Abreu demonstrates basic technique for fingering the double holes for the lowest notes on a recorder.

Advanced Double Hole Technique by Aldo Abreu

Aldo Abreu demonstrates advanced technique for fingering the double holes for the lowest notes on a recorder.

Articulation Tu & Du by Jan Elliott

Jan Elliott describes basic recorder articulation using the syllables tu and du in this video.  She encourages the viewer to learn the techniques by downloading and playing the piece demonstrated in the video.  The composition by Nicolas Chedeville is entitled . . .

How to Hold a Bass Recorder by Tish Berlin

Tish Berlin of Tibia Duo shows various ways to support a bass recorder. This video plays in a vertical orientation. If you find you have to scroll to see the top and bottom of the video, use the "Fullscreen" icon at the bottom right corner of the video player, and this should size the video correctly for your screen.

Baroque Trills by Frances Blaker

Frances Blaker explains and demonstrates how to play baroque trills.

Tips On Playing Low Notes with Peter Wong

Peter Wong offers tips for playing low notes more successfully.  He covers adjusting the recorder's joints, breath  pressure, and lip tension.  He also demonstrates playing low notes on a variety of recorders to show that the instruments differ in the amount of lip tension they accommodate.

Breathing Exercises With Jody Miller

Jody Miller offers advice about breathing when playing the recorder and presents a variety of breathing exercises.

How To Hold The Recorder with Vicki Boeckman

In this video, Vicki Boeckman offers guidance on holding and playing recorders of different sizes.  She stresses the importance of playing comfortably, without tension.  

Intonation With Jody Miller

Jody Miller presents advice and exercises for improving one's intonation on the recorder.  He covers the use of electronic tuning apps as tools and emphasizes the value of learning to tune by ear through some simple exercises that anyone can play.

"The Tuning CD" can be accessed on Dr. Richard Schwartz's YouTub. . .

Double Tonguing with Vicki Boeckman

Vicki Boeckman demonstrates tonguing techniques on alto recorder.  She explains the techniques and offers practice suggestions.

Doubletonguing Techniques with Anne Timberlake

In this video, Anne Timberlake explains, describes and demonstrates double tonguing techniques on alto recorder.

Paired Tonguing Techniques with Anne Timberlake

In this video, Anne Timberlake explains paired tonguing, describing how and why it enhances the playing of recorder music.  She then demonstrates paired tonguing on alto recorder.  

Playing By Ear with Emily O'Brien

Emily O'Brien demystifies the process of learning to play the recorder by ear, demonstrating several simple ways to get started.  

Body Position and Long Tones by Clea Galhano

Cléa Galhano describes the connection between body position and making a good tone on the recorder. This video plays in a vertical orientation. If you find you have to scroll to see the top and bottom of the video, use the "Fullscreen" icon at the bottom right corner of the video player, and this should size the video correctly. . .

John Tyson on Playing with Dynamics: An Introduction

In this video, John Tyson explains and demonstrates how to produce dynamics on the recorder, with attention to breath pressure and alternate fingerings.