Subject: Re: [RECL]Transposition question

From: Sue Roessel Dura
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 07:23:46 -0500

On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 07:47:34 -0400, you wrote:

>Now THAT's a good idea!

It sure is! I think assuming that no one will ever play in a recorder =
is doing them a disservice, perhaps making it a self-fulfilling prophesy.=
are you teaching them the recorder then? If it has absolutely no value =
of its
own and you don't have time to teach a few of its many facets, it would =
be better to use a tonette. There's a whole community of adult recorder =
out here who enjoy the instrument immensely and look to these early =
classes with hope for the future.

>On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 7:31 AM, Ledonna McGowan
>> That is what I was thinking. Most of my kids will never play in a =
>> consort after they leave 5th grade. I was thinking that I could make =
>> lesson out of transposition to help them understand their band =
instruments a
>> little better next year.
>> Ledonna
>> --- On Mon, 4/12/10, M Stanley wrote:
>> From: M Stanley
>> Subject: Re: [RECL]Transposition question
>> To: "Recorder_Classroom"
>> Date: Monday, April 12, 2010, 7:27 PM
>> Well, I'm not real sure my kids need to learn bass clef till middle =
>> There are more fish to fry than that. We have such limited time that =
>> always a struggle to prioritize our time needs. And I don't have a =
>> putting everything in C. Not one problem.
>> --
>Martha Stanley, NBCT
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