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Camden Youth Recorder Group


A big welcome back to everyone, old members and new!
If you have any friends who would like to join us, please let them know.
Send them a link to this page or download the flier:

 New tunes for this term 
00:00 / 01:28
00:00 / 03:23
00:00 / 01:12
00:00 / 02:02
 Tunes from Autumn term 
Come Sunday

Please take a copy home, we're not

really allowed to put it on the website.

Zaunza 1 demo
00:00 / 00:51

This is how it should sound when we've learnt it:

More help to come, watch this space!

Download parts here

Sextet demo
Piano accompaniment
Original version
sung by Mahalia Jackson

This is a 'sextet' with six recorder parts: descant, treble, 2 tenors, bass and great bass

Mercy Mercy Mercy

Download parts here

Quartet demo
Demo with band
Original version

Pitches for improvisation

Try playing over the accompaniment

'endless' accompaniment
This is the 'G Blues Scale' we used in the first session
For a different flavour try the 'E Blues Scale' too. You can use either, or both.
 Advanced - don't panic ! 
Pentatonic patterns
G minor
E minor
G minor
E minor
Ronde demo
Ronde demo with fancy bits!

Download parts here

 Trebles, tenors & basses 

The Amazon link for buying your own Yamaha 'Ecodear' treble is  here. 

Recommended tenors and basses:

Yamaha YRT302BII Tenor and the YRB302BII bass.

 Treble Practice 

Online version,

audio demos &


Online version,

audio demos &


Tonguing practise
 Tonguing Practice 

Do them over and over again. Start slowly, then gradually speed up. Use this online metronome:

Tip of the tongue

Back of the tongue

Double tongue


Music from last year
 Music from spring term 2021

'Arrival of Spring' 

Piano accompaniments for 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' - aim for the medium tempo!

slow tempo, with guide
00:00 / 02:25
medium tempo
00:00 / 01:31
fast tempo
00:00 / 01:13
 Music from autumn term 2021 
 The Flautadors 

Click here for their website and listen to 'Pieces of Light' by Cheryl Frances-Hoad.

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