TITLE

The Key: Tenors for small hands

AUTHOR(S)
Epps, Jan
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Recorder Magazine;Autumn2013, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests a solution to recorder player for comfortably playing the tenor despite having small hands. It recommends creating a thumb rest out of polystyrene balls that was cut with a craft knife and a very fine sandpaper. A mark on the top of the polystyrene ball is placed to ensure the ball can be positioned in the correct place.
ACCESSION #
89776320

 

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