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Book Review: Jump Right In: Instrumental/Recorder Series

June 10, 2013

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

I often evaluate my teaching in terms of what was missing from my own education.  My biggest struggle as a beginning percussionist was reading music with meaning. While I was able to play a tune in band or a snare drum etude, there wasn't a sense of what i…

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Book Review: The Tropical Recorder

April 22, 2013

by David Birrow Birrow.David@MacPhail.org

The Tropical Recorder is a book of recorder tunes with Orff instrument (hand drum, xylophones, shakers et. al) accompaniments by Jim Solomon and Mary Helen Solomon.  This book is available in the Community Partnership Resource Library on the 3rd floor and i…

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