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A question [Jan. 17th, 2009|09:22 pm]
Recorders!

recorder_love

[paigemom]

I'm not a newbie to the recorder world -- there's been at least one in my house for as long as I can remember. However, I'm considering finally learning how to play, since my father isn't interested in his any more, and I hate to see musical instruments that have been in the family for a while just abandoned...(yes, I also have a house full of pets!)

My question is: how "experienced" a player were you when you started playing baroque and/or renaissance music? Eventually I am going to graduate my middle-aged self from college in May, and am considering finally getting actively involved in the SCA. Since my primary instrument (anglo concertina) did not exist until 1830, so I was considering something a little more "period."

And there just happen to be all these soprano and alto recorders in need of a good home...

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[User Picture]From: caged_liberty
2009-01-18 02:39 pm (UTC)
I had been playing for about four years when I started playing harder pieces like that, it was so rewarding.
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