The new Essential Elements Classroom Method for Recorder is designed fortoday’s classroom, including easy-to-use technology features that enhan ce the learning experience for any teaching situation. Essential Elements for Recorder can be an effective tool for introducing or reinforcing general music concepts, as an introduction to ensemble performance (band,orchestra, and choir), or individual or small group instruction. High q uality accompaniments, featuring REAL instruments, expertly arranged foryoung musicians, in a variety of styles to make practicing productive a nd fun. EE recorder tracks also introduce various music ensembles such as band, orchestra, and choir. The book features over 130 songs, instrument basics, music reading, duets and rounds, music history, and a fingering chart. The enhanced CD features play-along tracks for lessons 1-57; tempo adjustment software that enables students to slow down the tracks while they’re learning; and a start-up video that you can watch on computer to get you off to a great start!