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.

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The Aeolian Consort website offers free downloads of recorder consort music.

Publications website from recorder-player Annabel Knight.  Pieces available as instant PDF downloads and printed editions.

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.

Barenreiter Ltd
Burnt Mill
Elizabeth Way
Harlow CM20 2HX
Telephone: 01279 828930 Fax: 01279 828931

Music from five centuries for recorder solo and ensemble including the best-selling “Hortus Musicus” series.

A recently established small sheet music publishing house from Basel, which specialises in recorder music and music for viola da gamba. Most of our sheet music is also suitable for other melodic instruments, broken consorts and vocal ensembles. Our catalogue includes new music by contemporary composers as well as early music.


A recorder player for over 40 years looking to develop my main interest/hobby.

All original compositions (two or three with a taste of the past), and range from a lower intermediate (Grade 4/5) standard up to advanced (Grade 8+).

A3 and A4 depending on composition. 

Availability and pricing as of October 2020.

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Published by
Recorder MusicMail
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.

12 Green St.
Cambridge CB2 3JU
01223 322368

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.

50 Southlands Drive
Timsbury, nr. Bath
Somerset BA2 0HB
01761 471068

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.

As its name implies, this has a large collection of choral music and some of it is suitable for recorders.  Free downloads.

Published by
Recorder MusicMail 
Scout Bottom Farm
Hebden Bridge
HX7 5JS (UK)
Phone: +44 (0) 1422 882751
Fax: +44 (0) 1422 886157

About 120 low cost pieces in up to eight parts for recorder consorts and ensembles, all arranged, set or transcribed by Paul Clark.

Play Descant, Treble, Tenor or Bass Recorder in a virtual ensemble. Choose any part and get versatile on all recorders. Improve your intonation, articulation and rhythm

Now handled by:
Recorder MusicMail
Scout Bottom Farm
Hebden Bridge
HX7 5JS (UK)
Phone: +44 (0) 1422 882751
Fax: +44 (0) 1422 886157 E-mail Address

70+ titles, all arranged by Brian Davey. All combinations, from solo to big band.

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.

1b Unicorn Estate
Weydown Rd.
Surrey GU27 1DN
01428 643235
E-mail Address

Transcriptions for recorder of music by JS Bach in particular as well as others from Medieval to Modern

Salts Mill
Victoria Road
West Yorkshire
BD18 3LA
Tel: 0044 (0) 1274 288 100
Fax: 0044 (0) 1274 596 226
E-mail Address

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.

Large specialist collection of CDs featuring music for the recorder. Over 600 titles available from budget (Naxos) to full price. Catalogue in progress.

11 Denmark Street
London WC2H 8TD
0207 632 3960
Email Address

Comprehensive selection for all combinations of recorders and all levels of players. Extensive collections for keyboard, string and woodwind. Prompt mail-order service.

Sheet music for download.

126 Deansgate,
Manchester M3 2GR,
0161 8343281

100 – 200 titles. Tutors (some with CD to match), solos and ensembles. Small selection of CDs.

Free downloads.  Includes a large selection of recorder music.

Sheet music, downloads, software and projects for education.

Original compositions for recorders and other instruments.

Based in the UK, Grumpy Mule Music offers arrangements and original compositions for woodwind, brass and voices. New recorder titles are added regularly, and there is a growing collection of free downloads. Much of the music has its origins in education, and is of easy to medium difficulty.

Hawthorns Music
10 Chetwynd Close
Stafford ST19 5SU
Phone/fax 01785 716957
E-mail Address

Over 200 titles for recorder ensembles of all sizes. From medieval to modern pieces written specially for recorders. Printed to order, by computer, so very economic, and titles always in print.

109 High Street
West Wickham
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.

International Music Score Library Project. Huge collection of music with free downloads.

Early music specialists – holding large stocks of sheet music in both facsimile and modern editions.

Australian site selling second hand music and books.

Suffolk IP14 3BW
01449 737978
E-mail Address

Pieces for easy ensemble playing.

US Site selling recorder music in digital and physical form.

P.O. Box 97,
Hebden Bridge
01422 847051

About 900 titles, mostly Renaissance and earlier. Lots of dance pieces, and substantial individual pieces.

Includes a selection of recorder music for free download.

Coleman’s Cottage
May Hill
GL17 0NP
01452 831654
E-mail Address

Compositions and arrangements, mainly by Steve Marshall, Ann Marshall and Rosemary Robinson. Over 400 titles (December 2017) 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.

143 Aylesbury Rd.
HP22 6LJ
01296 696795
Fax 01296 623410
E-mail Address (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.

Contains free, quality recorder arrangement downloads for trios, quartets, and larger groups as well as etudes and Christmas music arrangements.

Original compositions for recorders and other instruments available as free downloads in pdf format.

Oriel Library titles are now sold by Recorder Music Mail.

Recorder music, for all ages and all stages, sent direct from publisher to customer.

Scout Bottom Farm
Hebden Bridge
W. Yorks HX7 5JS
01422 882751

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.

Limited selection of CDs

An online shop with a growing range of recorder related items.

Mainly viol music but some recorder music and downloads.

Mailbox only:
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

Over 2500 titles in stock. See easy to use website for details.

Some CDs available, mainly from artists and groups who distribute their discs privately. Individual and knowledgeable personal service.

48 Great Marlborough St.
London W1F 7BB
020 7437 1246
E-mail Address

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.

Serpent Publications is dedicated to providing music suitable for playing in the home. They specialize in editions of Renaissance Polyphony with modern clefs but otherwise containing the same information as the original players would have had. That is, there are not editorial barlines or other groupings. Any editorial emendations are clearly marked, and the parts are presented separately rather than in a score.

Based in the US, Sheet Music Plus provides sheet music and digital downloads including recorder music

Preview excerpts from compositions and arrangements for recorder players by David Moses. Folk, funk, jazz & world music plus tuneful compositions that make full use of David’s wide musical vocabulary. Solo to 14 parts. Save money by downloading and printing your own copies of score and parts.

See also David’s page on the SRP website:

Unit 131, Access House
Read Street
+44 7937 016275
(+852 6297 4711)

20 titles of recorder ensemble music (contemporary, school, and arrangements, many by Bamforth and Touchin) – prices from £4 for score and parts combined – separate copies A4 and A5 to order.

Plus many original Recorder Orchestra compositions, and combinations for ensembles with orchestra.

Downloadable music for sale or free to paying members

Free downloads. Contains a collection of viol music some of it arranged for recorders. The Werner Icking archive has now merged with IMSLP.

21 Peebles Road
NG24 4RW

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.

106 Russell St.
Cambridge CB2 1HU
01223 500442
E-mail Address

600 – 700 titles in stock. Beginners to advanced

Last updated 23 April 2022