When most people hear the word “recorder”, they think of those cheap plastic instruments used by elementary schools to introduce kids to music. However, it takes a lot of skill to play the recorder well. Aulos and Yamaha both make some excellent higher-end plastic recorders. A surprising number of theatre shows have recorder parts in them. Brian has an eclectic collection of both plastic and wooden instruments.
Aulos Garklein Recorder; plastic. The garklein is the smallest member of the recorder family measuring in at about 6.5 inches. Made in Japan.
Aulos Sopranino Recorder; plastic. Made in Japan.
Aulos Soprano Recorder; plastic. Richard Haka model. Made in Japan.
Gill Alto Recorder; pear wood. Made in Israel.
Yamaha Tenor Recorder; plastic. Made in Japan.
Yamaha Bass Recorder; maple. Made in Japan.