Recorder Songs

 
 
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Letter names of notes for songs are below: 
 
WHITE BELT
 
HOT CROSS BUNS
B A G - | B A G - | GGGGAAAA | B A G - ||

YELLOW BELT

FRENCH FOLK SONG
G G G A | B - A - | G B A A | G - - - :||
 
MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB
B A G A | B B B - | A A A - | B B B - |
B A G A | B B B - | A A B A | G - - - ||

RED BELT

MEET CAPTAIN C
B B C C | B B A - | B B C C | B - A - |
B B C C | B B A - | G G A A | G - G - ||
 
FLYING HIGH
C C C C | B B B B | A A A A | G - - - |
C B A G | C B A G | C B A A | G G G - ||
 
LITTLE ROBIN RED BREAST
G G G G | A - A - | B B B B | C - - - |
D D D D | C C C C | B B A A | G - - - ||

GREEN BELT

AURA LEE
G C B C | D A D - | C B A B | C - G - |
G C B C | D A D - | C B A B | C - - - ||
 
ODE TO JOY
B B C D | D C B A | G G A B | B A A - |
B B C D | D C B A | G G A B | A G G - ||
 
THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT
G A B A B | C B A G A | B A G B | A - - - |
D B A B D | C B A G A | B A G B | A - - - ||
 
JINGLE BELLS
B B B - | B B B - | B D G A | B - - - |
C C C C | C B B BB | B A A B | A - D - |
B B B - | B B B - | B D G A | B - - - |
C C C C | C B B BB | D D C A | G - - - ||
 
LIGHTLY ROW (PART A)
D B B - | C A A - | G A B C | D D D - |
D B B - | C A A - | G B D D | B - - - ||
 
LIGHTLY ROW (PART B)
B G G - | A F# F# - | G F# G A | B B B - |
B G G - | A F# F# - | G G F# F# | G - - - ||
 
SWEETLY SINGS THE DONKEY
G F# G A | B - B - | A G A B | G - - - |
B A B C | D - D - | C B C D | G (spoken: "Hee Haw!") - ||
 
MY DREIDL
D | G G A A | B G - B | D D C B | A - - D |
A A B B | C A - A | D C B A | G - - B |
D B D B | D B - B | D D C B | A - - A |
C A C A | C A - A | D C B A | G - - ||

BLUE BELT

WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN
- G B C | D - - - | - G B C | D - - - | - G B C |
D - B - | G - B - | A - - - | - - B A | G - - G |
B - D D | D C - - | - - B C | D - B - | G - A - | G - - - ||
JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS
B B B B | A A A - | G G G G | B - - - |
lowE lowE lowE lowE | lowD lowD  G - | A G A B | A - - - |
B B B B | A A A - | G G G G | B - - - |
lowE lowE lowE lowE | lowD lowD  G - | A G A B | G - - - ||
 
ODE TO JOY (COMPLETE)
B B C D | D C B A | G G A B | B A A - |
B B C D | D C B A | G G A B | A G G - |
A A B G | A BC B G | A BC B A | G A lowD - |
B B C D | D C B A | G G A B | A G G - ||
TWINKLE, TWINKLE LITTLE STAR
G G D D | highE highE D - | C C B B | A A G - |
D D C C | B B A - | D D C C | B B A - |
G G D D | highE highE D - | C C B B | A A G - ||
 
BLACK BELT
WE THREE KINGS
B - A | G - lowE | F# G F# | lowE - - |
B - A | G - lowE | F# G F# | lowE - - |
G - G | A - A | B - B | D C B |
A B A | G - F# | lowE - - ||
 
GOOD KING WENCESLAS
G G G A | G G lowD - | lowE lowD lowE F# | G - G - |
G G G A | G G lowD - | lowE lowD lowE F# | G - G - |
D C B A | B A G - | lowE lowD lowE F# | G - G - |
lowD lowD lowE F# | G G A - | D C B A | G - C - | G - - - ||
 
YANKEE DOODLE
G G A B | G B A lowD | G G A B | G - F# |
G G A B | C B A G | F# lowD lowE F# | G - G - |
lowE F# lowE lowD | lowE F# G - | D highE D C | B - D - |
lowE F# lowE lowD | lowE F# G lowE | lowD G F# A | G - G - ||
PAPAGENO'S SONG (from THE MAGIC FLUTE)
B A | G G A G F# G | A B A - A F# | lowD lowD D - D B A G -
B | A G F# G A G F# G | A B A - A | D - D A A | F# lowE lowD
lowD F# | A A B A G A | B A G D | F# F# A G F# G | A B A - |
G A | B - B C B A B | C D highE C A | F# - F# G F# E F# | G A F#
G - - ||
 

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