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.
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 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.
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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
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
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.
Scout Bottom Farm
HX7 5JS (UK)
Phone: +44 (0) 1422 882751
Fax: +44 (0) 1422 886157 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.
Free and commercial sheet music.
Transcriptions for recorder of music by JS Bach in particular as well as others from Medieval to Modern
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.
Manchester M3 2GR,
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.
10 Chetwynd Close
Stafford ST19 5SU
Phone/fax 01785 716957
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
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.
US Site selling recorder music in digital and physical form.
P.O. Box 97,
About 900 titles, mostly Renaissance and earlier. Lots of dance pieces, and substantial individual pieces.
Includes a selection of recorder music for free download.
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.
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
W. Yorks HX7 5JS
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.
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
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.
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: https://www.srp.org.uk/david-moses-downloads/
Unit 131, Access House
+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
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.