Which method of viewing music should I use?
Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:
You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.
Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.
If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.
The static preview shows a basic image of the first page.
The interactive preview also shows a preview of the first page, but it's a bit slower to load. The preview is displayed using the Sibelius Cloud Publishing technology from Avid. With most scores, this technology will provide a higher quality preview, as well as being able to switch to full screen mode and also play the displayed music to you.
Printing after purchase
After you have purchased this item the Cloud Publishing technology is utilised to provide the printing mechanism for the music. As such, we recommend checking that the Interactive Preview displays correctly on your device before committing to a purchase.
This score is free!
This score is available free of charge. Just click the 'Download & Print' button above.
Buy this score now!
Buy this score and parts now!
You have already purchased this score. To download and print the PDF file of this score, click the 'Download & Print' button above. The purchases page in your account also shows your items available to print.
When I was still teaching, and in charge of Music at Coombe Dean School, Elburton, Plymouth, we had an excellent recorder group and this would encourage me to write something for them, every so often. In this particular piece I have tried to create the spirit of a Big Band, with each of the three recorder lines having the opportunity to take written-out jazz solos, as well as play in full chordal harmony. Children have little problems with the notation, as soon as they feel the rhythm of each phrase, and seemed to enjoy playing the piece. The treble recorder line splits into two parts frequently, the tenor only once, and descant never, so five players plus piano could easily manage it.
To avoid duplication, I removed this from the website, a long while ago, once I had uploaded the version for three flutes, now called Tootie-Flooties!.
However, I very recently heard from Charles Fisher, of Unicorn Music - see Company logo above - who is starting a Recorder Classroom page with Scorch files, in both full and Music Minus One versions for grades 1-3 and 4-6, and who wanted to share the recorder version with class teachers. Charles is currently on the board of ARTA and also the publisher of ARTAfacts, the quarterly newsletter of the American Recorder Teachers Association (similar to ERTA). It then seemed natural to reinstate the original recorder version, for visitors linking back from the Recorder Classroom page.
Do take a look there, if you’re at all into Recorders!
For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.
Reviews of Recorders go Big-Band!
You might also like...