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Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra helping to rehabilitate the humble recorder – ABC News

It’s arguably the most hated musical instrument — but the humble recorder is receiving an image makeover from professional musicians.



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The humble recorder is possibly the most despised of all musical instruments, but the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra wants its reputation as “a squeaky, screechy instrument” to change.
Key points:

  • The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra have created a free online program for beginner recorder players
  • Recorder Lift Off allows beginner recorder players to play along with professional musicians
  • Music teachers have embraced the resource and say it boosts students’ confidence

It has created a free online resource…

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