Winners Galore for Descant Recorder makes an ideal companion to a tutor book, providing enjoyment as well as essential repertoire.
... Aria - The Marriage of Figaro Birdie Song Blackadder Theme Bolero Bridal March Can Can Drunken Sailor Emmerdale Farm Theme Fawlty Towers Theme Flintstones' Theme Give Me Joy in My Heart Happy Birthday In Dulci Jubilo In the Mood Kalinka Land of Hope and Glory Last of the Summer Wine Laurel & Hardy Theme Linden Lea Minder Miss Marple Theme Monty Python Theme Morning - Peer Gynt Muppet Show Opening Nessun Dorma Portsmouth Postman Pat Prelude (Bizet) Spread a Little Happiness Teddy Bears' Picnic The Archers' Theme The Entertainer Theme from 9th Symphony Theme from William Tell Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport Van der Valk Theme We Wish You a Merry Christmas Wombling Song
For optional piano accompaniment see Next Title.
The widespread popularity of Winners Galore for Descant Recorder can be attributed to many factors. Most importantly, young players and teachers alike appreciate that each title has been carefully arranged to suit the particular range, technique and characteristics of the instrument. They find that the bumper collection of 38 ever-popular tunes drawn from a wide variety of musical styles is guaranteed to whet the appetites of players and audiences alike. There is something for players of all ages to dip into and enjoy. With or without the easy separate piano accompaniment this is a collection that players will enjoy practising and performing.
Peter Lawrance had lessons with James Brown at the Royal Academy of Music after which he attended Liverpool and Reading Universities, studying composition with Hugh Wood and the horn with James Eastham. He then followed an extensive career in playing and teaching, including working as head of an instrumental teaching service and as an examiner for the Guildhall School of Music.
His educational music and compositions for brass, wind and orchestra have been widely published and performed.