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Mountain Mosaic for Recorder Orchestra

"Mountain Mosaic"
for Recorder Orchestra
by Glen Shannon

A 10-minute tone poem with mountainous imagery. more

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Concerto for 3 Recorders

Concerto for 3 Recorders with Orchestra
by Glen Shannon

REVISED 2013
WITH FULLY FIGURED BASS!

A fabulous concerto for Soprano, Alto and Tenor recorders, in the Italian style. more

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ShannonDuos Vol 4

"ShannonDuos"
Vol 4: for 2 Altos
by Glen Shannon

This book has a Canonic Sonata and two closely interwoven adventures in Baroque-y, maybe jazzy style.
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Suspicion

"Suspicion"
for 7 Recorders
by Glen Shannon

An exciting new piece! For 7 recorders- 1 each from Sopranino down to F-Contrabass. more

 

Recorder Trios

ShannonDuos Vol 2

"ShannonDuos"
Vol 2: for Soprano and Alto
by Glen Shannon

3 duets for Soprano and Alto recorders:
A Country/bluegrass, a fun, easy swing, and a wailing Klezmer scene.
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ShannonDuos Vol 5

"ShannonDuos"
Vol 5: for Alto and Tenor
by Glen Shannon

3 fabulous duets for Alto and Tenor recorders: A bluesy cool swing, a rollicking bluegrass romp, and a fun two-part invention. more

ShannonDuos Vol 6

"ShannonDuos"
Vol 6: for Soprano and Bass
by Glen Shannon

3 duets for Soprano and Bass: A Ragtime, a Rumba and a bipolar Klezmer number.
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ShannonDuos Vol 7

"ShannonDuos"
Vol 7: for Alto and Bass
by Glen Shannon

3 duets for Alto and Bass: A happy Latin number, a Neo-Baroque invention, and a cowboy campfire song. more

 

ShannonDuos Vol 8

"ShannonDuos"
Vol 8: for Tenor and Bass
by Glen Shannon

3 duets for Tenor and Bass: A happy ragtime, an introspective Neo-Baroque dialog, and a really fun jazzy swing piece. more

 

Recorder Trios

Canterbury Trio

Canterbury Trio
by Glen Shannon

ribbonSecond Prize winner of the 2003 Biennial Composition Contest sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society. more

Recorder Quartets

The Bloomberg Codex

The Bloomberg Codex
by Glen Shannon

Fabulous jazzy quartet inspired by Baroque cantatas. more

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French Sweets for SATB Recorders

French Sweets for Recorders
by Glen Shannon

ribbon "Shared" First-Prize winner in the 2007 biennial Chicago Recorder Society Composition Contest. A French Baroque-inspired dance suite with Overture. more

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Die Brittlein, sie muss uns lassen

Die Brittlein, sie muss uns lassen
by Glen Shannon

A short Renaissance Flemish-style piece based on an opening chant, with bouncy rhythms and typical meter changes. more

Prelude & Fugue No. 2

Prelude & Fugue No. 2
for Recorder Quartet
by Glen Shannon

The product of a quick little melody I made up warming up before a Recorder Society chapter meeting. more

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Prelude & Fugue No. 3

Prelude & Fugue No. 3
for Recorder Quartet
by Glen Shannon

An easier prelude than No. 2 but with a tricky gigue-like skipping fugue. A lot of fun! more

Peanut Butter Prelude & Fugue

"Peanut Butter" Prelude & Fugue
by Glen Shannon

LOADS OF FUN! The Prelude has a lot of staccato notes in the middle parts with the bass on off-beats throughout. The Fugue is jazzy and must be played with swing. more

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Quartet No. 1

Recorder Quartet No. 1
by Glen Shannon

An exciting 4-movement quartet suitable for upper intermediate ensembles. A stately Introduction leads to an aggressive Dance. Next an introspective Reflection, and a rousing Fugue. more

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"Wanderlust" Quartet

Recorder Quartet No. 2 "Wanderlust"
by Glen Shannon

ribbonFirst Prize winner of the 2001 Biennial Composition Contest sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society. more

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Bach Lute Suite

Lute Suite, BWV996
by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
arranged for recorders by Glen Shannon

A special experience for seasoned ensembles, playing as if the group is a single guitar. Worth the effort! more

Vivaldi L'Estro Armonica

L'Estro Armonico, Op. 3 no. 11
by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
arranged for recorders by Glen Shannon

A recorder arrangement of a Baroque favorite! more

Recorder Quintets

Prelude & Fugue No 1

Prelude & Fugue No. 1
for Recorder Quintet
by Glen Shannon

ribbonFirst Prize winner of the 1997 Biennial Composition Contest sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the American Recorder Society. more

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Zara Zote

Zara Zote
by Glen Shannon

("za-ra zoh-tay") A 5-part Renaissance Flemish-style piece commissioned for the 25th anniversary of the Sarasota Chapter of the American Recorder Society. more

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La Follia for Recorder Quintet

"La Follia" Variations
for Recorder Quintet
by Glen Shannon

A smaller, lighter, and more portable version of the Recorder Orchestra variations. Players change instruments at least once. more

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3 Gershwin Tunes

3 Gershwin Tunes
by George Gershwin,
arranged for recorders by Frances Feldon

Easy arrangements of well-known songs for 4-7 players. . more

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La Follia for Recorder Orchestra

"La Follia" Variations for Recorder Orchestra
by Glen Shannon

The original 12-part version, written for the American Recorder Orchestra of the West. 14 variations with a big finale. more

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Mixed ensembles

Muses, Party of Four

"Muses, Party of Four"
for 2 Recorders,
solo Viola da gamba and
solo Harpsichord
by Glen Shannon

An exciting new piece! Telemann's Paris Quartets meet Bach's Brandenburg No 5. more

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Trio Sonata No. 1

Trio Sonata No. 1
by Glen Shannon

For 2 recorders or 2 violins or other combination. Featured in "Early Music America" Magazine July 2007. more

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Concerto for 3 Recorders

Concerto for 3 Recorders with Orchestra
by Glen Shannon

REVISED 2013
WITH FULLY FIGURED BASS!

A fabulous concerto for Soprano, Alto and Tenor recorders, in the Italian style. more

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Vivaldi's Ark Celebration Concerto

"Vivaldi's Ark" Celebration Concerto
by Glen Shannon

An Italian-style concerto featuring 6 instrument pairs plus solo cowbell and continuo. For Recorders, Oboes, Clarinets, Trumpets, Violins, and Cellos. more

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Other instruments

Collective Echoes

Collective Echoes, for Guitar Solo, Duo, Voice and Lute
by Sheli Nan

A collection of short pieces by Bay Area composer and keyboardist Sheli Nan, arranged for guitars, lute, and sometimes with voice. more

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