Short Duets


A year after my introduction into music with the descant recorder, I now mastered the treble recorder well enough to play the accompaniment part of Henry Purcell’s Short Duets. The booklet contains brilliant pieces for the late beginner flute player.

Here is the electronic version (PDF 600kB) I created with Lilypond.

Wikipedia Types of recorders

The Lilypond source file (20kB)

Generate the PDF from source in a Unix terminal:

cd <your_working_directory>

or, if make does not work for you:

cd <your_working_directory>
lilypond-book --output=out --pdf Purcell_Duets_Book.lytex
cd out
pdflatex Purcell_Duets_Book.tex