The ABRSM Songbook, Book 4

The ABRSM Songbook, Book 4

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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.


  • 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


  • 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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