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Corydon, Cantata for Soprano, Treble Recorder and Piano, by J. G Pepusch. (XL) Fairly difficult.
Under the Greenwood Tree, for Soprano, Treble Recorder or Sopranino, with two Violins and Continue, by T. A. Ame. (S.) Fakly difficult.
Sheep may safely gra^e, for Soprano, two Treble Recorders and Piano, by J. S. Back (S.) Has a group of high notes which are rather difficult for the first treble part.
fesu, praise to Thee be given, for M&sgp Soprano, two Treble Recorders and Piano, by J. S. Bach. (S.) Moderately difficult.
The Vespers of i6io> for Choir and Orchestra, by Monteverdi. (U.) The Recorder parts are not too difficult. The com­plete score is expensive, but it is worth studying to see how Monteverdi used the recorders.
There is a large amount of music published on the continent,
and in addition to that available through Novelio's it may be mentioned that Schott's are also sole agents for some German
publishing houses. Catalogues printed in English of the various publications are available through Schott's. It should be remembered that in most German printed music, the English descant recorder is referred to as the Soprano and the English treble as the Alto.
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