After buying a soprano recorder and learning with youtube clips for months, i decided to get a more serious and I have been learning the alto recorder with learn recorder online lessons which I find very good. But I am also learning to read music for the first time in my life and while I am well into Alto 2 and now know the G major scale and the C major scale I feel overwhelmed when I attempt to play the songs. I am only familiar with a few of them and because i can listen to the music in my head they are easier for me. After playing by ear I now find playing with only the notes difficult.
I hope that someone can give me some encouraging words to keep me going.