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These, The Endangered

These, The Endangered

From Plank Road Publishing

by Paul Jennings

Subtitled "A Suite For Recorders and Orchestra," this special suite started life in our acclaimed Recorder Classroom magazine. It consists of three movements: Polar Bear, Whale, and Tiger, each of which works great by itself. But performing the whole suite is not only an exciting musical experience, but is also a wonderful opportunity for cross-curricular study.

Each movement is arranged for full orchestra, as you'll hear on the amazing recordings, as well as for three recorder parts - two soprano and an optional alto part. Part I is the easiest, using just G, A, B, and C. The work can be performed very nicely with just this part. Part II is slightly harder, adding high D and low E. The alto part is great for an alto player in his/her first year. The kit includes all parts, a condensed score, and lots of extras:

  • Two optional Interludes for recorders and Orff instruments
  • A script with information about endangered animals
  • PowerPoints® of endangered animals - one for each movement in the suite
  • Colorful endangered animal artwork in PDF format
  • A separate PDF of Tiger photos
  • Little Bear, a wonderful sound story by Teresa Jennings
  • A PowerPoint® version of the sound story
  • Polar bear clip art
  • Alternate audio tracks to give you more flexibility

(from Recorder Classroom Vol. 1, Nos. 2, 3 & 4)

About the Downloadable OptionThe downloadable version contains all the components the print version would, but in electronic format. Files may be quite large: A high-speed connection is recommended. Questions? Click to open the Download Help page in a new window.

About the Audio RecordingsAudio recordings contain full performance and accompaniment only (instrumental) tracks.

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These, The Endangered - Downloadable Recorder Suite
Downloadable PDFs and Performance/Accompaniment MP3s: Two files - 42MB and 62.8MB

Sound clips:

Song Title
Polar Bear

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