News!

Recorder Shop London
on the road...

     The shop will be at a number of events and courses in 2017, offering shop items and a repair service/consultation

 

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2017 Events

 

Recorder Summer School, Beverley

29 July - 5 August 2017

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Irish Recorder and Viol Course

12 - 19 August 2017

Selected shop items available to pre-order

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Summer Recorder Festival, Cheltenham

25 August - 27 August

 

2018 Events

 

Recorders For All
Easter Course
, Derbyshire
 

 

29 Mar - 5 April 2018

 

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Recorder Maintenance Presentation

This practical and informative presentation demonstrates recorder voicing, common problems and maintenance advice.

For more information about the presentation or to arrange the presentation for your group click here.

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Recorder Maintenance Presentation

Recorder Maintenance Presentation


This presentation is aimed at all levels from amateur or student players to teachers and performers. It covers and an introduction to what is meant by recorder 'voicing'. It aims to demonstrate how sensitive the windway area is and how to identify changes in the sound that could be a result of windway changes.

The workshop will use a projector with diagrams, photos and information shown. There will also be a practical demonstration of the issues by making voicing adjustments to a recorder.

As there is a practical demonstration it is better the audience numbers are small (perhaps less than 30) to allow people to sit close enough to hear the changes in sound.

Typical topics covered

What is meant by recorder 'voicing'

Inside the recorder windway, description of a typical windway shape

Demonstration of the sensitivity and changes to the sound with various adjustments to the windway

Typical recorder bore shape and its effect on the tuning of the recorder

Typical signs of voicing problems

Common causes of voicing problems

Picture showing issues inside the windway

Difference between curved and straight windways

Cracks, what can cause them and how to minimise the risk of cracks

Cork/Thread Joint problems

Simple things to do to care for your recorder

Question and Answer sessions

Oiling recorders, including demonstration

Duration: Approximately 1 to 1.5 hours depending on Q&A at the end


To arrange for the presentation at your event or group then Contact Us.

Selling an instrument?

Have an unused recorder and looking to sell it?

Sell it through the popular Pre-Owned instrument Section.

 

For more information 

.... Click here

Recorder Re-voicing and Repair

For information on sending your recorder for service and re-voicing,

or if you wish to sell an instrument through the website...

....click here

Society of Recorder Players

Recorder Shop London is a corporate member of 

The Society of
Recorder Players

srp

Recorder Shop London supports young recorder players through the

Walter Bergmann Fund

£2,352 raised to date!

 

 

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