Orpheus music Publications offers new music for the recorder featuring many composers from Australia. Music ranges from easy or intermediate to challenging duos with arrangements for any types of recorder such as descant/soprano and alto/treble (S/A), two altos (A/A), two sopranos (S/S), treble and bass, tenor and bass, descant and tenor recorde...
Orpheus music Publications offers new music for the recorder featuring many composers from Australia. Music ranges from easy or intermediate to challenging duos with arrangements for any types of recorder such as descant/soprano and alto/treble (S/A), two altos (A/A), two sopranos (S/S), treble and bass, tenor and bass, descant and tenor recorders, etc.
Discover Australian composers who have composed lovely duets for the recorder like Lance Eccles, Ross Edwards, Malcolm Tattersall, Benjamin Thorn, and more!
Available in downloadable PDF format or a hard-copy version sent to you.
Some of best selling duets are:
Malcolm Tattersall: Arabesques,
Ross Edwards: Ten Little Duets.
Lively piece for two players each playing descant and trebles recorders simultaneously.
_2 x Score 2 pp._
*Contemporary Piece.* Appealing and varied little duo for recorder and viol.
1. Beneath the Apple Tree
_Score 3 pp. 2 x Copies._
*Contemporary Piece.* Single movement with articulation and dynamic markings. Attractive and inventive dialogue between recorder and cello.
1. Lute & Flute
_Score 8 pp. Parts 4 pp._
*Contemporary Pieces.* Challenging duets with some interesting cross rhythms.
3. Moto Perpetuo
_Score 14 pp._
*Contemporary Piece.* Wonderfully ethereal and atmospheric piece using, voice microtones and multiphonics and some tricky rhythms.
1. Whale Songs
_Score 12 pp._
*Medieval Pieces.* A selection of 26 Mediaeval Melodies arranged for differing combinations of recorders. A lovely work with illustrations and notes produced on parchment paper.
1. Polorum regina
2. Souvent souspire
*Contemporary Australian Composition* for two players using two recorders simultaneously.
1. Two Times Two
Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority (VCE) 2015 Music Group List
_Score 3 pp. Parts 2 pp._
*Winner of the 2008 Orpheus Music Competition.* A Light-hearted Sequence of Dance like Sections.
1. Scuttling in the Dark
2. Going for the Cheese
3. Waltzing in the Moonlight`
_2 x Score 9 pp._
*Contemporary Pieces.* A group of interesting duets with attractive melodies and some piquant harmonies.
2. Toads on Stools
3. Wombats Breakfast
_Score 8 pp._
*Contemporary Piece*. Three fascinating duets with glittering harmonies and interesting rhythms.
1. Shower of Amethysts
2. Crystal Towers
3. Shattered Moonlight
_Score 7 pp._
*Four Contemporary Duets* for two treble recorders.
_2 x Scores 5 pp._
*Four Contemporary Australian Duets* for treble recorders.
_2 x Score 7 pp._
*Contemporary Pieces.* Tuneful, rhythmic duets with a good range of moods from whimsical to boppy. Makes good use of cross rhythms.
5. Melting Icecream
Lively rhythmic piece in 7/8 and 12/8. Good fun to play. M
1. The Revellers enter. . .
*Two Contemporary Arabesques.* Two duets with eastern influences with florid ornamentation and interesting rhythms.
1. Poco adagio, con rubato
2. Allegro vivace, ritmico
_Part 7 pp._
*Contemporary Pieces.* Useful, fun and sometimes intriguing collection of 31 folk and early music pieces from a variety of traditions arranged for small recorder groups.
1. Waltzing Matilda
2. Gathering Peascods
3. Ding Dong...
*Contemporary Piece.* Lively crunchy pieces using a variety of modern techniques. D
_Part 13 pp._
*Contemporary Piece.* A lively little duet that stretches the definition of duet.
1. Detto ultimo
_Score 8 pp. Parts 2-3 pp._
*Contemporary Piece.* Lively rhythmic piece with asymmetrical metres and beguiling melodies.
_Score 12 pp. Parts 6 pp._
*Contemporary Treble Recorder Duet* features a hummed drone part by the audiencewhilst whilst the recorderists are playing. Very approachable and bound to be rewarding.
_2 x Parts 4 pp._
Beautiful atmospheric and timbral pieces. Some quarter tones and glissandi. Percussion parts largely improvised.
2. Snow Coat
_2 x Scores 7 pp._
*Contemporary Piece.* Three lively rhythmic pieces that use multiphonics and voice.
_Score 18 pp. Parts 10 pp._
*Contemporary Duets* by Australian Composer, Lance Eccles.
_Score 5 pp. Parts 5 pp....
*Eight duets composed around the theme of the Amazon* for recorder Duet.
*Contemporary duets for two recorders* based around the imagery of ambushes in a garden!
*Contemporary duets for treble and tenor recorders*. Duets based on folk/traditional songs.
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