PALMER HOLTON MUSIC

P.O. BOX 2393,
SEAFORD, VIC 3198
AUSTRALIA
PHONE: +61 3 9776 4425

Educational songs and Recorder music
by Suzanne Palmer-Holton

Suzanne Palmer-Holton is a Melbourne composer specialising in music for school choirs and Recorder students. All music is suitable for Kodály method instruction.

Note: printed music has excellent resolution. The examples here may not be as good!
Contact Palmer Holton Music for further information.

Pentatonic Songs:

Title

Age
Group

Price $AUST
GST included

Chag Sameach: a lively but simple Channukah song. Beginner Descant Recorder players could join in too. Piano accompaniment.   Music sample

3 - 7

$3.00

Christmas is a Time for Giving: a humorous song. Children have the chance to sing solo and make up new verses. Piano accompaniment.   Music sample

4 - 7

$3.00

Dreidel: another simple Channakuh song. Comparable level to Chag Sameach using same notes. Piano accompaniment and Recorder Part.   Music sample

3 - 7

$3.00

Going to Bethlehem: a simple song suitable for a small Christmas pageant. Piano accompaniment. Optional String Quartet parts available.   Music sample

4 - 7

$3.00

Love Me: a lilting lullaby from a poem of Christina Rossetti. Piano accompaniment.   Music sample

4 - 7

$3.00

The Three Kings: Describe the crowns they are going to wear.Unison voices and piano   Music sample

3 - 7

$3.00

Non-Pentatonic Songs:

Title

Age
Group

Price $AUST
GST included

Angel on the Christmas Tree: The Christmas story as told by a Christmas tree angel. Piano accompaniment.   Music sample

5 - 9

$3.00

Seal Lullaby: a setting of a poignant poem by Rudyard Kipling. Piano accompaniment.   Music sample

9 - 12

$3.00

Up Hill: a setting of Christina Rossetti's beautiful poem as a question and answer song. Piano accompaniment.   Music sample

9 - 12

$6.00

Three Songs by Hilaire Belloc: settings for 3 treble voices of The Cuckoo, Hanacker Mill, and Early Morning. Awarded First Prize in Boroondara Eisteddfod
"...beautiful and worthy of the same company as Britten and Holst who were modern masters of setting folk song." - Stuart Greenbaum 1995.   Music sample

12 & up

$6.00

Esperkanto: six songs from the poetry book of Bertram Potts for 1 and 2 voices, and piano; with illustrations. These very singable settings of Esperanto poems were written for the 1997 International Esperanto Congress. They are an excellent way to introduce the choir to a foreign language song as all the pronunciation is regular.   Music sample

10 & up

$15.00

Recorder and Flute:

Title

Price $AUST
GST included

Kodaly Recorder for Little People Book 1: a course for children aged 6 to 8. Written in large print and including twenty little songs all in simple duple time. Pictures and activities, suggestions for games, designed to cover one semester (6 months) at this level.  Music sample

$16.00

Kodaly Recorder for Little People Book 2: continuation of Book 1, for the second semester (6 months).  Music sample

$16.00

Christmas Trios: 10 unusual carols for Descant Recorder students in their first year. Range D5 to E6 with F# and no F naturals. Includes In Dulci Jubilo and the Sussex Carol.   Music sample

$8.00

Let's Play a Round on the Flute: 30 rounds in progressive order for Flute or Alto Recorder ranging from the familiar to the completely unknown. An ideal extra material part-playing book for all levels. It starts with the very simple Tallis Canon and ends with the challenging Chantey of Elkus. Words are included to indicate phrasing and style.   Music sample

$18.00

Two Suites for Recorder or Flute: Two short, unaccompanied, suites; modern without being avant-garde; graceful and not too difficult. The first is for Alto and the second for Descant Recorder. Listed in the AMEB Recorder syllabus.  

$8.00

Six Pieces for Simone: attractive, mainly modal pieces for the first year Descant Recorder student with easy Piano accompaniments. Also suitable for Oboe. Listed in the AMEB Recorder syllabus.  

$12.00

Introduction to Der Fluyten Lusthof. This large-print book contains 12 of Van Eyck's easiest melodies from his collection of 144 pieces for solo Descant Recorder. It includes a simple biography and notes about Der Fluyten Lusthof. An ideal way to introduce students to the work of this inspiring musician.   Music sample

$8.00

Piano:

Title

Price $AUST
GST included

Little Suite for Piano: three attractive pieces suitable for the beginner piano student. Utilises easy phrasing patterns to create an interesting effect..   Music sample

$4.00


Other works by Suzanne Palmer-Holton published by Young Voices of Melbourne


Contact Palmer Holton Music for further information.

More Recorder Music is listed on Nicholas S. Lander's Recorder Home Page

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Last Updated: 18th April 2005