Editing Branch Information
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If you need assistance with any aspect of editing branch information, please email us at webeditsrporguk   (webeditsrporguk)   . Introduction Each branch can edit their own pages on the SRP website. The web editors are also happy to make changes on behalf of a branch. If you would like to edit your branch pages, you need to go through the following steps. Obtain a login name from the web editor at webeditsrporguk   (webeditsrporguk)   . Log in to the site by clicking the Login link on the right near the top of the page. (If you want to try out…… Read More

Oxford Branch Programme Archive
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15th February 2020 Judith Schmidt conducted most of the meeting, with Janet Frost and Sue Norbury each conducting a piece. Ignacio_Cervantes Ilusiones Perdidas from Sei Danzas Cubanas Janet Frost Thomas Weelkes Pavan Judith Schmidt Anon (poss. Jean Japart or Jacob Obrecht) Tmeiskin Georg Philipp Telemann Loure from 7 Dances from Wedding Divertissement Sue Norbury Rosemary Robinson Dunholm Suite Judith Schmidt 11th January 2020 Judith Schmidt conducted most of the meeting, with Janet Frost conducting the second item. Rosemary Robinson Dunholm Su…… Read More

Cheltenham & Gloucester Branch Programme Archive
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2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2019 12th January Paul Collacott Paul is a member of the Branch, and conducts and arranges music, principally for local choirs. 9th February Steve Marshall Steve is a well known local conductor, composer and arranger of recorder music. 9th March Judith Schmidt Judith is Musical Director of Oxford Branch of SRP. 13th April Members Meeting Various members of the branch will conduct. 11th May Petrina Lodge Petrina is a well known teacher, conductor, composer and arranger of recorder music. She comes as…… Read More

Manchester Branch Programme Archive
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2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2018 Friday 7th September *AGM* Conductor: David Scruby Corelli Sonata 4 Opus 6 No. 6 ms ATB Teika Old Comrades Oriel OL176 SAATB Anerio Christus Factus Est ms SATB Saturday 15th September Conductor: Ian Chesters Quantz Sonata a 3 Schott RMS748 AAA Hawkes Suite OL159 SATTB Byrd Fantasia on a Hexichord Clark Collection SATB Friday 5th October Conductor: Margaret Shearing East Desperavi Schott SSATB Bassano Fantasia no 1 NM202 SSATB Eccles Oceania OMP070 ATTT Saturday 20th October *Playday* Autumn Playday…… Read More

Chronology
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A potted chronology based on the Society’s Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings, Annual General Meetings and Branch Delegates Conferences [1] 1937-1946 | 1947-1956 | 1957-1966 | 1967-1976 | 1977-1986 | 1987-1996 | 1997-2006 1937-1946 The first decade 1937. An inaugural meeting was held in the Hall of the Art Workers Guild, Bloomsbury, London attended by 60-70 people at which the name Society of Recorder Players was adopted and Officers and a Committee were appointed for one year. Carl Dolmetsch and Edgar Hunt were the Musical Directors and A…… Read More

Music Suppliers
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This page lists sellers of CDs and of sheet music, either in printed or downloadable form, and also sites that offer free downloads. Some of the organisations listed here also supply instruments. For details and a more complete list of instrument suppliers, see the dedicated page. Please note that a link to a supplier’s website opens in a new window or tab. Aeolian Consort http://www.geocities.jp/lyrischesuite/gakufu_main.htm The Aeolian Consort website offers free downloads of recorder consort music. Alex Ayre Music Services Alex Ayre’s arrang…… Read More

Recorder Groups
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Groups of recorders playing together probably go back to the 16th Century, but the modern development started in Germany in the 1950s, and in the UK in the 1970s. The 1990s saw an expansion but the real explosion has been during the first decade of this century. Affiliate Membership of the Society is available to recorder orchestras and other groups, the current annual cost being £50. This covers the Society’s year from 1 September to 31 August: if you affiliate for the first time after January 1st, you may pay half the full cost for the remain…… Read More

East Berkshire Programme Archive
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2018-2019 2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016 2014-2015 2018-2019 1st September 2018 Conductor: Andrew Challinger Challinger no. 3 from 5 Sketches SATB Palestrina Exultate Deo SATTB Gabrieli Canzona XIII in 12 parts 3 x SATB Sullivan Dances from Savoy operas   Sousa (and perhaps Teike) Marches   6th October 2018 Conductor: David Moses Blue Ridge and Rocky Shore traditional Canadian folk songs arr. DM Bolivian Bolero Bolivian/Hispanic fusion music – DM Dark Eyed Grecian Beauties traditional Greek songs arr. DM Jonesville Jump – 1940s big band swing T…… Read More

Edgar Hubert Hunt (1909-2006)
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Musical Director of the Society from 1937 until 1988 Edgar Hunt Recorder Magazine Summer 2006 (From ‘Tributes and Memories’, in The Recorder Magazine, Summer 2006 edited by Andrew Mayes) There can be few in the recorder world who do not know the name Edgar Hunt; many recorder players knew him and he in turn knew many recorder players. Yet perhaps few knew him very well, not because he was unapproachable, indeed he was quite the opposite. Nevertheless, his natural modesty prevented him from giving away much about his remarkable contribution to t…… Read More

Join Us
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Who Should Join SRP? Young people playing the recorder for fun or more seriously, taking part in competitions and attending master-classes and workshops. Amateurs who want to play in groups and consorts for fun. Serious players looking for networking and opportunities to play. Professionals, aspiring professionals, teachers and professors to connect with a world of recorder-playing. Recorder orchestras and groups in schools, Colleges of Education, and other institutions wanting to be part of a broader group. Businesses associated with the reco…… Read More

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