Girls and Boys, Come Out to Play! notes for recorder

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About song and recorder playing

Diving into the enchanting world of traditional melodies, “Girls and Boys, Come Out to Play” stands out as a captivating song that not only invites players of all ages to explore the joys of music but also holds a special place in the heritage of English folk songs. Composed in the 17th century, this melody has danced through the ages, carrying with it the echoes of children’s laughter and the timeless invitation to play and enjoy the simplicity of life. Its lyrics, filled with calls to friends to come out and play under the moonlight, resonate with the innocence and joy of childhood, making it a perfect piece for beginners eager to learn to play the recorder using picture notation for recorder from our recorder book for beginners.

The song’s appeal lies not just in its melody but in its rich cultural associations and the window it offers into the social life of children in historical England. The easy-to-follow picture notes sheet music included in our recorder songbook with pictures makes it accessible for recorder learners of all ages, from kids picking up their first instrument to adults rediscovering the joys of music. Whether you’re using a recorder book for kids or a recorder learning book for adults, “Girls and Boys, Come Out to Play” offers a delightful challenge. Its straightforward melody, taught through our innovative picture notation for recorder, ensures that even those with no prior musical knowledge can begin making music right away. As part of our curated collection, this piece not only enriches your repertoire but also connects you to a musical tradition that has been cherished for centuries, making our easy recorder songbook a gateway to both learning and cultural exploration.

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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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