The `Team' series is suitable for use with both individuals or as a group tutor encouraging students to try ensemble playing from the very early stages. All of the books in the series are fully integrated allowing students using `Team Recorder' to play in ensembles with students using `Team Woodwind', `Team brass', `Team Percussion' and `Team Strings'. `Team Recorder' is a flexible and adaptable course ideal for beginner recorder players. The tutor can be tailored to suit the specific needs of each student. Each piece is carefully graded to ensure a logical progression at a sensible pace and students are introduced to a wide variety of musical styles throughout the book. Imaginative piano accompaniments have been provided as well as some untuned percussion accompaniments to add variety in performance. Introduces simple-part playing through the use of rounds, ensemble parts for treble recorder and there are a number of duets that can be expanded into classroom, orchestra or wind band performances with the use of supplementary parts. This volume comes complete with a CD of backing tracks designed to add a third dimension to practice sessions or performance when an accompanist is not available.