Recorders

Despite its infamous classroom or beginner’s image, the recorder is in fact just as difficult to play well as most other instruments.

Recorders
Recorders
  1. 1.
    Introduction
  2. 2.
    Why the Recorder?
  3. 3.
    History – Origin & Development
  4. 4.
    Design & Models
  5. 5.
    Materials & Makers
  6. 6.
    Repertoire-Specific Instruments
  7. 7.
    Choosing a Suitable Instrument
  8. 8.
    Breaking-in & Practice
  9. 9.
    Care, Maintenance & Correcting Problems
  10. 10.
    Technique
  11. 11.
    Hotdeals

Welcome to our Recorder Online Advisor.

This article aims to guide you through what to look for and be aware of when choosing an instrument, covering areas such as size, type, materials, tuning, cost, breaking-in, and ongoing care and maintenance.

Our Online Advisor extends to several pages – you can jump from section to section using the index below or the navigation at the bottom of each page.

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Best rated products

  1. Moeck 1023 Flauto 1 Plus Soprano

    Moeck 1023 Flauto 1 Plus Sop­rano

    In stock
    35 €
    45 €
  2. Thomann TRS-21G Soprano Recorder

    Thomann TRS-21G Sop­rano Recorder

    In stock
    3,99 €
  3. Thomann TRA-31B Alto Recorder

    Thomann TRA-31B Alto Recorder

    In stock
    12,50 €
  4. Thomann TRT-31B Tenor Recorder

    Thomann TRT-31B Tenor Recorder

    In stock
    30 €
  5. Thomann TRB-31B Bass Recorder

    Thomann TRB-31B Bass Recorder

    In stock
    99 €
  6. Clarke Sweetone Tinwhistle D-Major S

    Clarke Swee­tone Tin­whistle D-Major S

    In stock
    6,80 €
    11,60 €
  7. Thomann Irish Whistle C

    Thomann Irish Whistle C

    In stock
    4,99 €
  8. Xaphoon Standard C

    Xaphoon Standard C

    In stock
    73 €
    85 €
  9. Thomann Irish Whistle D

    Thomann Irish Whistle D

    In stock
    4,99 €
  10. Clarke Pennywhistle D- Major

    Clarke Penny­whistle D- Major

    In stock
    14,40 €
    21,70 €
  11. Clarke Pennywhistle C- Major

    Clarke Penny­whistle C- Major

    In stock
    12,90 €
    21,70 €
  12. Moeck 1020 Flauto 1 Plus Soprano

    Moeck 1020 Flauto 1 Plus Sop­rano

    In stock
    33 €
    45 €
  13. Xaphoon Maui C

    Xaphoon Maui C

    In stock
    95 €
    108 €
  14. Thomann TRS-21B Soprano Recorder

    Thomann TRS-21B Sop­rano Recorder

    In stock
    3,99 €
  15. Thomann TRS-31B Soprano Recorder

    Thomann TRS-31B Sop­rano Recorder

    In stock
    5,90 €

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Most popular products

  1. Kerry Whistles Optima Cobre Soprano D

    Kerry Whistles Optima Cobre Sop­rano D

    In stock
    105 €
  2. Clarke Tin Whistle Set

    Clarke Tin Whistle Set

    In stock
    29 €
    39,60 €
  3. Thomann Irish Whistle D

    Thomann Irish Whistle D

    In stock
    4,99 €
  4. Chieftain V5 Low D Fixed

    Chief­tain V5 Low D Fixed

    In stock
    158 €
  5. Thomann Polishing Cloth

    Thomann Pol­ishing Cloth

    In stock
    5,50 €
  6. Yamaha YRT-304 B II Tenor Recorder

    Yamaha YRT-304 B II Tenor Recorder

    In stock
    88 €
  7. Yamaha YRS-24 B Soprano Recorder

    Yamaha YRS-24 B Sop­rano Recorder

    In stock
    9,90 €
  8. Moeck 1024 Flauto 1 Plus Soprano

    Moeck 1024 Flauto 1 Plus Sop­rano

    In stock
    35 €
    45 €
  9. Yamaha YRS-23 Soprano Recorder

    Yamaha YRS-23 Sop­rano Recorder

    In stock
    8,90 €
  10. Thomann TRB-31B Bass Recorder

    Thomann TRB-31B Bass Recorder

    In stock
    99 €
  11. Xaphoon Standard C

    Xaphoon Standard C

    In stock
    73 €
    85 €
  12. Thomann TRT-31B Tenor Recorder

    Thomann TRT-31B Tenor Recorder

    In stock
    30 €
  13. Clarke Pennywhistle D- Major

    Clarke Penny­whistle D- Major

    In stock
    14,40 €
    21,70 €
  14. Xaphoon de Catalunya C Olive Wood

    Xaphoon de Catalunya C Olive Wood

    In stock
    182 €
    220 €
  15. Chieftain V5 Low D Tuneable

    Chief­tain V5 Low D Tune­able

    In stock
    204 €