Welcome back to a new lesson to play a very easy song.
It is a song that we can play with our recorder with only three musical notes.
These musical notes are, B, A, G.
It is a very simple song that you can play right now and I’m sure you know it.
Don’t forget to listen to the audio and practice with it, it will be a great help.
You have more songs containing only three notes on this recorder website, such as:
Later I leave you information about the key of the song, in this case it is a song composed in the key of G major. Enjoy it!
How to play Merrily We Roll Along on Recorder
And here is the tutorial as always merrily we roll along recorder notes with letters.
Don’t forget to listen to the audio above the unique infographic I offer you.
You will forgive me because this time in the score I didn’t put the sharp symbol on the note F. Because this song is composed in the key of G major and should have a sharp in its key signature.
That’s why below I have left some information about this musical key. But go ahead, let’s blow!
The Key of G Major
The key of G major is composed of seven notes arranged in an octave. The spacing between notes is usually two frets for the root note and half-fret for the 2nd, 4th, and 5th notes. The 7th note is the highest note in the key. The remaining notes are spaced in half-steps and in octaves.
The key signature of G major includes the raised note F sharp, the final tone before the scale begins on G. Sharp key signatures have progressively higher numbers of sharps than natural keys. This means that in the key of G major, there are two sharps: F sharp and C sharp. In contrast, keys in D and A contain three sharps.
The key of F major also contains one flat, E, and C. The notes are F, G, A, C, and D. These notes have a definite emotional meaning and can be used to express many different emotions. This key is often associated with feelings of love and devotion. Many marching music, religious music, and holiday songs are written in D-Major.
The key of G major is a useful and popular musical scale. It is used by songwriters, rock bands, and dance music, although its use in the genres of EDM, House, and Drum n Bass is limited. These genres are generally characterized by deeper melodies.
About this song
Merrily We Roll Along is a musical that is based on the 1934 play of the same name. It is a show that features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It also features a book by George Furth. It has a cast of over one hundred characters and is a very charming show.
The plot revolves around the lives of Frank, Charley, and their friends. Frank wants to make a movie of their hit Broadway show Musical Husbands, while Charley refuses. While Frank and Charley argue, Mary is there to remind them that they’re still Old Friends. At the same time, Broadway producer Joe Josephson and his wife Gussie arrive.
The musical was released in theatres around the world. The Library Theatre Company in New York City screened it in 1984, directed by Howard Lloyd Lewis, and choreographed by Paul Kerryson. The production at the Hayes Theatre in Sydney, Australia, was delayed because of a COVID pandemic, but it opened on October 21 and extended its run until December 9th.
This comedy follows three characters as they attempt to figure out who to trust. One of them, Frank, is a singer and a movie producer. After the film premieres, he lives in a Bel Air pad. One day, he has a party for his long-time friend Mary, who is a little disappointed that he abandoned music to pursue his career.
Roundabout’s Merrily We Roll Along received critical acclaim. The production was also endorsed by Elizabeth Armstrong and Gina Maria Leonetti. Their support was crucial to the success of the musical. In addition, the cast’s talented singers backed the show. They were also acclaimed internationally.
The cast album of the Merrily show added to the production’s appeal. Morrison, a longtime collaborator with Sondheim, made numerous rewrites for the show. However, the show’s opening night was a complete failure. Critics, including Frank Rich, were harsh on the musical. It ended after just 16 performances and 52 previews.
During the run at the Music Box Theater, Merrily was the largest non-musical play to be performed at the Music Box Theater. It featured nine separate scenes and 91 actors. The cast of actors was open to unusual casting. The production also received many five-star reviews. In 2001, the play received the highest number of reviews for a musical in the history of the West End.
This is a show about love and marriage. The characters’ love lives are based on relationships, and they are very much connected to each other. In the play, the couple’s relationship is not always happy. In the middle of their relationship, the three main characters become separated. The divorce brings their sons to separate homes. In the midst of this turmoil, Frank and Beth are thrown into a world of uncertainty. In order to deal with this, they decide to embark on a cruise and start anew.
Video Tutorial merrily we roll along notes on recorder
I’m not a big fan of YouTube tutorials on recorder and even more when they are automatic. But this time I leave you a video of how to play this song with the recorder.