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New Paganini piece….

As one of the first pieces here I put the famous solo Caprice no. 24 by Paganini – and now I have added another piece of his, which I arranged years ago:

The “Moto Perpetuo”…which he wrote as a showpiece for violin and piano – and which has since then been arranged for nearly any other instrument…

Actually the piece is not at all suited for a wind player, since it is supposed to be played fast, with no possibility for breaths… Still it is a fun piece to play, and I have suggested some breathing spots, where you may leave out some notes, and still keep the feeling and illusion of an eternity machine running…

It is definitely not an easy piece, but it could be good as an exercise – and can of course be played at any speed…

Thank you for the nice comments on the page – and please still feel free to come with suggestions for music you would find useful…

Still I am working on the Tartini “Devils Trill Sonata” – as well as some easy pieces. And hope to have them ready within a week or so.

Enjoy your music making – and I hope that you still take care in this time!

Musical greetings from


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Hello – and thank you for your interest!

It is so nice to have this possibility to share much of the music I have always liked. And nice that the communication seems to work on this page! Thank you for your suggestions and comments, so far! 

Some suggestions for new sheet music have come in already. One of them I was already planning – a piece I have performed often: The “Devils Trill Sonata” by Baroque composer Guiseppe Tartini – a quite difficult work, in my opinion… But even if you play it at a low speed it has a lot to offer, as it has a lot of interesting harmonies – very advanced for its time. 

Also I am working on some pieces which are less demanding technically, and very good music: a book of flute duets published in the 18th century – all arrangements of arias and music from Mozarts “The Magic Flute”. 

Please do write if you have any comments – the site and this way of communicating is new to me – so there may be things I am not aware of. 

In this time: take care of your self and each other! – even if we have to stay more or less isolated we can still be together in music! 

Many musical greetings from


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Welcome to Michala Petri Music – my own site, where I share music, ideas and tips from my 50 year long experience as a musician and concert artist through 50 years. (For info about my concerts, discography, biography and news you can visit my homepage )

On this page I will make myself at home and share:

Sheet music for recorder in many combinations…

I have often been asked by other players if they can have the music I am using – both for baroque works, transscriptions and contemporary music – so I have decided to put the most-asked-for up here, as well as other pieces I find interesting.

The pieces are divided in groups of instrumentation – with one added list of pieces commissioned by and composed for me. Some of those works I am able to put on the page as sheet music and some will have links to where to obtain them.

Teaching Videos

Soon I am going to add teaching Videos…

There are many good teachers in the recorder world, and videos cannot substitute a good teacher. Still, I have been asked so often how I do specific things, why my playing is different from others, what I have done to get a good technique what I do to maintain it, as well as specific questions about technical problems.  So I find it meaningful to put my ideas of recorder playing into some videos – starting from basics, showing the way I have learned to play myself, and of course combined with the experiences I have had with students of all levels.

You may want to learn only from those, you may find them useful as a complement to other teachings or you may just use a few tips. In any event I hope you will find them useful.

Q&A Blog:

I always like to share my thoughts with the many collegaues and players of all levels, that I do meet briefly.  I will try to update it regularly but in busy periods there may be))))

 If you have any questions, ideas for sheet music you would like to see here or other comments, please use the contact form, and I will post answers in the Q&A blog.

Thank you for taking part here – I am happy to be able to share music this way in addition to my concerts and albums.

Enjoy the music! And remember:

The joy of music making is NOT dependent on how good you are.  If you know what you are doing, and if you feel safe and connect with the music the joy and benefit is the same at all levels!