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Recorder Karate

What is Recorder Karate?

  • Recorder Karate is a way for students to refine their recorder playing
  • Recorder Karate is a way for students to progress at their own pace
  • Recorder Karate is an assessment tool
  • Recorder Karate is a list of songs that students can play to earn colored belts
  • Different colors of belts are earned for different levels of songs
  • More belts will be added throughout the year

Where do I Find the Songs for Recorder Karate?

  • All songs are from "My Recorder Book" that was sent home at the beginning of the year
  • The order of test songs can be found below as videos for each song.  Students may use these videos for help with practice.

White Belt: Starlight Starbright

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Yellow Belt: Lucy Locket

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Orange Belt: Hot Cross Buns

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YouTube Video


Green Belt: My Paddle

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YouTube Video


Purple Belt: Closet Key

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YouTube Video


Blue Belt: Go Tell Aunt Rhody

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YouTube Video


Red Belt: Lightly Row

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YouTube Video


Brown Belt: King's Land 

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YouTube Video


Black Belt: 

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YouTube Video


Holiday Belt: Jolly Old St. Nicholas 

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Concert Belt:
Concert Belt:
Concert Belt: