All the Pretty Little Horses notes for recorder

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About song and recorder playing

Embarking on a journey to master the art of playing the recorder? One song that stands out in the vast repertoire of melodies perfect for beginners is “All the Pretty Little Horses.” This traditional American lullaby encapsulates the warmth and tenderness of a mother’s love, promising a world of dreams and tranquility to her child. Composed in the soothing rhythms typical of lullabies, its exact origins are shrouded in mystery, though it is believed to have roots in the African American community, possibly dating back to the era of slavery. The lullaby’s lyrics paint a vivid picture of serene landscapes where little horses roam, offering a gentle escape into slumber.

Learning to play “All the Pretty Little Horses” on the recorder can be a delightful experience, especially when using picture notation for recorder from a recorder book for beginners. This method, which simplifies the learning process by showing exactly which holes to cover on the instrument, is ideal for those new to music. Whether you are a child eager to play your first song, an adult looking to delve into a new hobby, or simply someone enchanted by the beauty of lullabies, this song is a perfect start. Its melody is not only easy to follow with picture notes sheet music but also enriches your playing repertoire with a piece that’s steeped in cultural history and emotional depth. Plus, the simplicity and beauty of “All the Pretty Little Horses” make it a standout piece in any easy recorder songbook, promising a rewarding start to your musical journey.

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Some of the notes on our website contain the full version of the song, and some are excerpts, or for example the very beginning, chorus or verse, etc. Full versions of all the notes can be found in our books and e-books: SHOP.

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