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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.

The ABRSM Songbook, Book Four.
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

Ralph Vaughan Williams A Cradle Song
Trad. A mi hzunk eleje
Benjamin Britten A New Year Carol
Christopher Le Fleming A Smugglers Song
Trad. Black is the colour
Thomas Arne Blow, blow, thou winter wind
Trad. Bunclody
Richard Rodney Bennett Clock-a-clay
Lionel Bart Consider yourself
Robert Schumann Die Waise
Anon. arr. Carol Barratt Down by the salley gardens (text by W.B. Yeats, set to the Air: The Maids of Mourne Shore)
Trad. El galn incgnito
Trad. arr. Carol Barratt Fy nghalon
Trad. Greenland Whale Fishery
Leonard Bernstein I feel pretty
Jerome Kern Long ago and far away
Anon. arr. Copland Long Time Ago
Henry Purcell Love quickly is palld
Trad. Mak Inang
Grieg Med en Primula veris
Trad. Mengjiang n
A. Scarlatti O cessate di piagarmi from Il Pompeo
Leonard Bernstein One Hand, One Heart
Franz Schubert Seligkeit
Trad. Shes like the swallow
Cecil Cope Shiny
George Frideric Handel arr. Somervell Silent Worship
Thomas Ford Since first I saw your face
Trad. The Cage
Trad. The Donside Emigrants Farewell
Elizabeth Poston The Dormouses Carol
Trad. The Wings of a Gull
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Woodcutters Song
Trad. Tudora
Thomas Arne When daisies pied
Trad. Y deryn pur

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