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Welcome to Nuel's Recorder

Welcome to Nuel’s Recorder! I’m Nuel.

On this blog website, I will be posting informative resources on learning to play the Soprano or Descant Recorder day by day as well as answering any questions you may have about Recorder playing or even reading sheet music.



Descant. For me, it decants to a song, a play, a magazine, a poem, a dance.

Of course to a song; descant comes from Latin… 736 more words

Word Tasting Notes

Deryck Cooke - I Saw the World End (1979)

Finished re-reading once more Deryck Cooke’s study of Wagner’s Ring. It is a magnificent, monumental study of scholarship and musico-dramatic insight. It is unfinished due to Cooke’s death, and stops at the end of… 74 more words

Hendrik Slegtenhorst

Four upcoming publications

The next few month will mark the publication of a new cycle of short stories in a number of Canadian journals. Most of this work is the product of last spring and summer, when I was completing my first collection of short fiction with welcome assistance from the Canada Council for the Arts. 231 more words