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The ABRSM Songbook, Book 4

The ABRSM Songbook, Book 4

$56.00
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The ABRSM Songbook series offers singers and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study.

Book with 2CDs.

Features:

  • Art songs, drawn from Grade 4 of the Associated Boards Singing syllabus
  • A range of repertoire from the Medieval to modern musicals - many in practical new editions
  • Irresistible new arrangements by Carol Barratt of classic songs
  • Authentic unaccompanied traditional songs, sourced from around the world
  • English singing translations for every non-English-language song - many newly-commissioned
  • Useful notes on the songs containing background information and performance suggestions
  • CDs of piano accompaniments to all the art songs, performed by Simon Lepper, as well as recordings of the text to every song, performed by native speakers


Contents

  • Art Songs  
  • A Cradle Song   Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • A New Year Carol  Benjamin Britten
  • A Smuggler's Song  Christopher Le Fleming
  • Blow, blow, thou winter wind  Thomas Arne
  • Clock-a-clay  Richard Rodney Bennett
  • Consider yourself  Lionel Bart
  • Die Waise  Robert Schumann
  • Down by the salley gardens  Air: The Maids of Mourne Shore, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Fy nghalon  Welsh Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • I feel pretty  Leonard Bernstein
  • Long ago and far away  Jerome Kern
  • Long Time Ago  Anon., Arr. Copland
  • Love quickly is pall'd  Henry Purcell
  • Med en Primula veris  Edvard Grieg
  • O cessate di piagarmi  Alessandro Scarlatti
  • One Hand, One Heart  Leonard Bernstein
  • Seligkeit  Franz Schubert
  • She's like the swallow  Traditional Newfoundland, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Shiny  Cecil Cope
  • Silent Worship  George Frideric Handel, Arr. Arthur Somervell
  • Since first I saw your face  Thomas Ford
  • The Dormouse's Carol  Elizabeth Poston
  • The Woodcutter's Song  Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • When daisies pied  Thomas Arne
  • Traditional Songs 
  • A mi hazunk eleje  Hungary
  • Black is the colour  USA
  • Bunclody  Ireland
  • El galan incognito  Spain/Latin America
  • Greenland Whale Fishery  Devon, England
  • Mak Inang  Malaysia
  • Mengjiang nu  Jiangsu Province, China
  • The Cage  Lancashire, England
  • The Donside Emigrant's Farewell  Corgarff, Aberdeenshire
  • The Wings of a Gull  England
  • Tudora  Bulgaria
  • Y deryn pur  Wales
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