Recorder Homepage

Created in 1996 and maintained right here in Tasmania, this website is by now the Internet’s primary resource on the recorder, presenting information on the instrument’s history, technique, repertoire, recordings, manufacture, iconography, representation in literature, and much more.

Orpheus Music

Australia’s own online recorder shop supplies high quality instruments, music and accessories; publishes contemporary Australian recorder music, undertakes recorder repairs, and runs annual workshops for players of all abilities.

AMEB Recorder Syllabus (Australian Music Examinations Board)

This syllabus outlines the requirements for taking an AMEB Recorder exam in 2021. This digital download also includes AMEB’s general examination requirements and regulations. AMEB Recorder publications are also available from the AMEB Online Music Shop. The AMEB Tasmania Office is located at the University of Tasmania.

TCL Recorder Syllabus (Trinity College London )

The TCL syllabus and the associated  Recorder Anthologies are available in their Music Publications Catalogue which can be purchased via their Online Shop. The Tasmanian TCL representative  for Music, Drama and Speech is Dr Maree-rose Jones.

An 18th-century recording of Handel’s recorder sonata No. 4 in F major

Details, images and audio clips of an original 18th-century barrel organ which plays a familiar recorder sonata by Handel (also known from an organ concerto). This is, in effect, the nearest thing we have to an 18th-century recording.

Last edited May 28, 2022 @ 2:26 pm