Rain, Rain, Go Away! simple notes for recorder

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Diving into the timeless nursery rhyme, “Rain, Rain, Go Away!”, invites both young and adult learners into a musical journey that transcends generations. Composed during the 17th century, this song has been a staple in teaching and entertaining children about weather phenomena in a playful manner. The simple yet captivating lyrics, “Rain, rain, go away, come again another day,” express a universal desire for clearer skies and outdoor play, making it a perfect starting piece for those embarking on their musical voyage with the recorder.

The beauty of “Rain, Rain, Go Away!” lies not only in its melody but in its adaptability and the ease with which beginners can master it. By using picture notation for recorder from a recorder songbook with pictures, learners of all ages can immediately start playing without the prerequisite of reading traditional sheet music. This song, embedded within our recorder book for beginners, offers an excellent introduction to the basics of recorder playing, highlighting the effectiveness of picture notes sheet music in simplifying musical education. As a part of our easy recorder songbook, it stands as a testament to the joy and simplicity of making music, making it an ideal choice for recorder lessons for beginners, recorder exercises for beginners, and anyone interested in learning to play the recorder.

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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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