Of recorders, music and associated services
Aeolian Consort Sheet music downloads
The Aeolian Consort website offers free downloads of recorder consort music.
Alex Ayre Music Services Sheet music
Alex Ayre’s arrangements were bequeathed to the Society of Recorder Players and are available from Recorder Music Mail. There is a discount for SRP branches. Details including a complete list of titles can be found here.
CDs of twentieth century music for recorder ensemble are available from rexwatson1btinternetcom price £10 each.
Blockflöten Margaret Löbner, Bremen Instruments, Sheet Music
BONSORmusic Sheet music
Scout Bottom Farm
Hebden Bridge HX7 5JS (UK)
Phone: +44 (0) 1422 882751
Fax: +44 (0) 1422 886157
46 titles written/arranged by Brian Bonsor. Duets / trios for elementary players (BONSORpacks) and concert items, mainly with piano., (BONSORprints) for various combinations including bass. Inexpensive.
Choice Music (Philip Evry) Sheet music
50 Southlands Drive,
Timsbury, nr. Bath,
Somerset BA2 0HB,
Fun music for serious players! D.Tr.T.B. quartet arrangements; musical interest in all parts. Ideal concert / festival use. Each title score / parts currently £3.95, extra parts @ 30p.
The Clark Collection Sheet music
Scout Bottom Farm
HX7 5JS (UK)
Phone: +44 (0) 1422 882751
Fax: +44 (0) 1422 886157 jerryrecordermailcouk
About 120 low cost pieces in up to eight parts for recorder consorts and ensembles, all arranged, set or transcribed by Paul Clark.
Tim Cranmore Recorders Instruments
23 Lower Chase Rd.,
Malvern, WR14 2 BX,
E-mail Address (tcfippleflutecouk)
Tim Cranmore makes Baroque recorders after originals by Bressan, Stanesby jnr., Denner, Oberlender and others. He has been making recorders for 25 years and they have been used by professionals and students in concerts and recordings throughout the world.
Davey Music Publications
70+ titles, all arranged by Brian Davey. All combinations, from solo to big band.
Now handled by:
Recorder MusicMail Sheet Music Stockists & Publishers
Scout Bottom Farm
HX7 5JS (UK)
Phone: +44 (0) 1422 882751
Fax: +44 (0) 1422 886157 E-mail Address (jerryrecordermailcouk)
De Haske (was Fentone) Music Sheet music
300 – 400 titles for recorder, including early recorder consorts, recorder trios aimed at schools (about 50 titles), tutors, pieces by James Carey, and “Playalong” pieces with CD accompaniment.
Disc Imports Ltd Sheet music, CDs
7 High St.,
Ches. SK8 1AX,
0161 491 6655
Sheet Music: Small selection for recorder
CDs: Small selection for recorder
Dolmetsch Musical Instruments Sheet music, instruments
1b Unicorn Estate,
Weydown Rd., Haslemere,
Surrey GU27 1DN,
E-mail Address (briandolmetschcom)
Sheet music: Dolmetsch Recorder Library
Instruments: Suppliers of Dolmetsch instruments, which includes hand-made wood, mid-price wood, plastic, square large bass and recorders for the disabled with one hand use.
Repair service is for all makes of recorder.
Dulcinea Press Sheet Music
Transcriptions for recorder of music by JS Bach in particular as well as others from Mediæval to Modern
The Early Music Shop Sheet music, Instruments, CDs
Tel: 0044 (0) 1274 288 100
Fax: 0044 (0) 1274 596 226
E-mail Address (salesearlymusicshopcom)
Sheet music: A comprehensive collection of early sheet music including publications by Moeck, London Pro Musica, Schott, Amadeus, Barenreiter, Musica Rara, Peters, Oxford University Press, Kalmus and Hawthornes. Tutors for recorder, and examination syllabus for Associated Board, Trinity College of Music and Guildhall.
Instruments: Thousands stocked, including some used instruments. Available on approval. Baroque, renaissance and plastic recorders by Moeck, Mollenhauer, Kung, Yamaha, von Huene, Aura, Kobliczek, Ran, Paetzold, Coolsma, Wenner, Zen-on and Aulos. Repair service available. CDs Large specialist collection of CDs featuring music for the recorder. Over 600 titles available from budget (Naxos) to full price. Catalogue in progress.
The Early Music Shop, London Sheet music, Instruments, Accessories
11 Denmark Street
London WC2H 8TD
0207 632 3960
Email Address (londonearlymusicshopcom)
Sheet music: Comprehensive selection for all combinations of recorders and all levels of players. Extensive collections for keyboard, string and woodwind. Prompt mail-order service.
Instruments Large selection of recorders to suit all budgets including Moeck, Mollenhauer, Kung, Yamaha, Aura, Blezinger and Aulos. Specialist advice. Ten-day on-approval service. Mail order available.
Fentone Music. See de Haske
Forsyth Brothers Ltd. Sheet music, Instruments, CDs
Manchester M3 2GR,
Sheet music: 100 – 200 titles. Tutors (some with CD to match), solos and ensembles.
Instruments: Large selection of plastic, and several makes of wooden recorders.
CDs: Small selection.
The Full Pitcher Music Resources
Sheet music, downloads, software and projects for education
Glen Shannon Music
Original compositions for recorders and other instruments
Grosvenor Library of Recorder Music Sheet music
98 Byland Ave.,
York YO31 9AF,
E-mail Address (davidgrosvenorhotmailcom) and Alternative E-mail Address (davidrecorder-musiccouk)
Sheet music: Over 2,700 titles for anything from duets to 20 parts, all arranged by David Grosvenor. Music from c. 1500 to 1933 .
Hawthorns Music Sheet music
10 Chetwynd Close,
Stafford ST19 5SU.
Phone/fax 01785 716957
E-mail Address (hawthornhawthornsmusiccouk)
New Website now available for viewing and ordering
Over 200 titles for recorder ensembles of all sizes. From mediaeval to modern pieces written specially for recorders. Printed to order, by computer, so very economic, and titles always in print.
Jacks, Pipes & Hammers Sheet music
Now part of Recorder MusicMail. Jacks Pipes and Hammers facsimile editions still published.
Brian Jordan Sheet music
12 Green St.,
Cambridge CB2 3JU,
Specialists in Early and Baroque music, with a small amount of contemporary music also in stock. About 200 titles. Main publishers Schott and London Pro Musica. Wide selection of trio sonatas, also solos and recorder ensembles.
Australian site selling second hand music and books
Andrew Kinch Musical Instrument Repairs
Brass – Woodwind – Electronic
The Old Post Office
Oxon, OX29 9NN
Email Address (andycrumpledhorncouk)
Ian Lewington Limited Musical Instruments, Accessories and Sheet Music.
109 High Street,
Kent. BR4 0LT
020 8776 2675
Supplier of sheet music from all publishers. Tutors for all instruments, including recorder, and examination sylabus for Associated Board and Trinity/Guildhall. Ensemble pieces. Main stockist for Yamaha Recorders, all sizes of Aulos Plastic Recorders, and Moeck Wooden Recorders.
Albert Lockwood Instruments
25 St. Oswald Road,
Bridlington, YO16 7SD,
Albert Lockwood makes a range of narrow-bore recorders from sopranino to c bass. Available on approval. None available from stock. No used instruments.
London Pro Musica Sheet music
P.O. Box 97,
Web Site (under construction June 2008): http://www.londonpromusica.com/
About 900 titles, mostly Renaissance and earlier. Lots of dance pieces, and substantial individual pieces.
May Hill Edition Sheet music
May Hill, Longhope
Gloucestershire GL17 0NP
E-mail Address (stevesteveandannfsworldcouk)
Compositions and arrangements, mainly by Steve Marshall. Nearly 200 titles (June 2008) and always growing. Most titles are of medium difficulty, and many have at least a hint of jazz. A large number of pieces are for recorder orchestra. Modest prices.
Kevin Mayhew Ltd Sheet music
Suffolk IP14 3BW
E-mail Address (saleskevinmayhewcom)
Pieces for easy ensemble playing.
Montem Music Sheet music
143 Aylesbury Rd.,
Bucks. HP22 6LJ,
Fax 01296 623410
E-mail Address (andrewcmontemmusfreeservecouk)
http://www.tutti.co.uk (credit card sales)
Compositions and arrangements by Andrew Challinger. Music for schools, soloists and ensembles. A range of standards from beginner to expert. Moderate prices.
Nicholas Wynne (sheet music)
Original Compositions for various instruments, including recorders
Scores may be VIEWED and PLAYED using Sibelius Scorch, and purchased online
Oriel Library Sheet music
32, The Burgage,
Shropshire TF9 1EG,
E-mail Address (oriellibraryaolcom)
Over 125 titles, from 3 to 11 parts and some for recorder orchestra. Some is contemporary music written specifically for recorder, some is old instrumental and vocal music transcribed or arranged for recorders, with underlay where the music was originally vocal.. A few titles are contrapuntal music originally for lute.
Recorder MusicMail Sheet music, CDs
Scout Bottom Farm,
W. Yorks HX7 5JS
E-mail Address (salesrecordermaildemoncouk)
Sheet music: Over 10,000 titles always in stock. Beginners to advanced, early music to modern, serious to fun. Recorder music for everyone. Advice and suggestions willingly given.
CDs: Limited selection
Recorder Shop London New Instruments, Pre-owned recorders, Accessories, Sheet Music, Gifts
A new online shop with a growing range of recorder related items.
More products being added in 2012!
email – inforecordershoplondoncouk
Saunders Recorders Sheet music, Instruments, CDs
Unit 205, 179 Whiteladies Rd.,
Bristol BS8 2AG
0117 973 5149
John Everingham is now running the business from his home - the former shop has now closed. Visits by appointment only
E-mail Address (johnsaundrecscouk)
Sheet music: Over 2500 titles in stock. See easy to use website for details.
Instruments: About 250 different recorders in stock. See easy to use website for details. Available on approval.
CDs: Some available, mainly from artists and groups who distribute their discs privately. Individual and knowledgeable personal service.
Schott & Co. Ltd. Sheet music
48 Great Marlborough St.,
London W1F 7BB,
020 7437 1246
E-mail Address (marketingschott-musiccom)
Over a thousand titles of music for recorder, mainly Baroque with a small amount of modern music. Also imaginative tutors for recorder by Brian Bonsor.
Downloadable music for sale or free download.
Snowdrop Publishing (Roger Leaver) Sheet music
21 Snowdrop Way, Widmer End
High Wycombe, Bucks., HP15 6BL
Phone: (01494) 01494 714266
Fax: (01494) 714266
Snowdrop Publishing publishes and distributes the music of Roger Leaver, though other composers may be added in the future.
Tomus Publications (Colin Touchin) Sheet music
17 Kensington Rd.,
Coventry CV5 6GG,
024 7667 0211,
20 titles of recorder music. Contemporary, school, and arrangements, many by Bamforth and Touchin. Prices between £1.70 and £4.50 for score and parts combined – separate copies A4 and A5 to order.
Virtual Sheet Music
Downloadable music for sale or free to paying members
Werner Icking Music Archive
Free downloads. Contains a collection of viol music some of it arranged for recorders. The Werner Icking archive has now merged with IMSLP.
Willobie Press Sheet music
4, Sycamore Close
E-mail Address (willobiesrichardsfreeservecouk)
Over 150 titles for recorder ensembles of all sizes – including recorder orchestra. Arrangements and original compositions in a wide variety of styles. Music supplied as A4 score and parts. Inexpensive.
Wood, Wind and Reed Sheet music Instruments
106 Russell St.,
Cambridge CB2 1HU,
E-mail Address (adminwwrcouk)
Sheet music 600 – 700 titles in stock. Beginners to advanced
Instruments Mollenhauer, Yamaha and Moeck recorders stocked, both wood and plastic.