Opening Measures by Frances Blaker

Opening MeasuresARS is pleased to announce that Frances Blaker's book, Opening Measures – A Compendium of Practice Techniques, is available for purchase. This new book is a collection of the 42 articles that Frances wrote for the American Recorder magazine over 20 years under the column Opening Measures.

 “It is a gathering of topics, some about techniques specific to the recorder, others concerning various musical skills that are pertinent to musicians of all sorts. My goal with these articles is to help recorder players of all levels to move forward in their own playing.”

— Frances Blaker

150 pages including 10 chapters, plastic comb binding to lay flat and large type for easy reading.

Click HERE for a preview of the Introduction and the Table of Contents.

Click HERE to purchase online in the ARS online store.

Price: $25.00 plus $6.00 S/H for USA delivery (USPS) - $31.00 total
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