This app is a companion to the book - Black Belt Recorder Student Book One, CD and Belts. To go book-less see the mobile versions of these apps. Black Belt Recorder is one of the most popular recorder learning methods in the world. It’s now here on PC, Mac, iPad/iPhone/iPod and Android! This is a fully interactive and exciting way to learn to play the descant or soprano recorder. New notes, new rhythms, symbols, articulation, finger posture, breath control and even automatic TESTING are included.
If you are a BlackBeltRecorder, SongTorch, or IJAMEd website registered user the IJAMEd Cloud will track your progress, your awarded stars and your avatar. You teacher can also track your progress.
For registered users that have purchased the app on one of the sites above, you will automatically get full access to all these features on all of their devices:* All 7 songs as super slow scrolling versions.* Note Draw – for decorating your favorite note and share with people all over the world. * Interactive Fingering Chart – for turning the angle of the recorder and showing most of the note positions.* Note Jumper – to learn your first difficult fingering interval.* Graduate with ALL of the hilarious jokes and impersonations created so far by RECORDER MAN!* All three test songs (read from your book). The app actually tests you and gives you a score.* Be guided through the learning process each step of the way by the Recorder Man animated character.* Note B interactive activities.* Note A interactive activities.* Note G interactive activities.* Breath control.* Update your avatar.* Learn your symbols games 1, 2 & 3.* Recognize note rhythms interactive activity.* Recognize rest rhythms interactive activity.* White belt review with interactive activity.
How awesome is this? The application actually TESTS you. When you play along with the test versions of the required songs, it will give you a score out of 100%. If you get over 80% you will receive a star. Other stars are awarded for various our parts of the program. Once you have all 18 stars, you will GRADUATE and become a Yellow Belt student. Then go onto the Yellow Belt app.
To add even more fun you will be applauded went you get things right, sprinkled with confetti when your succeed, honored with fireworks when you win, visited by impersonated characters when you take too long, win stars when you achieved, and last but not least be GRADUATED by Recorder Man and his impersonations of famous characters.
There is also a mobile versions of this application that doesn't required the book. Learning to read music is almost guaranteed!