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The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1

The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1

$48.00
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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 Grades 1 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 dream is a wish your heart makes  Mack David, Al Hoffman, Jerry Livingston
  • Aupres de ma blonde  French Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Cuckoo  Martin Shaw
  • Die Nachtigall  German Traditional, Arr. Johannes Brahms
  • Dona, dona  Sholom Secunda, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Good morrow to you, springtime!  Hugh S. Roberton
  • Grandfather Clock  Thomas Dunhill
  • Home on the Range  American Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Home on the Range  American Traditional, Arr. Alan Bullard
  • La Cucaracha  Mexican Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Noel nouvelet  French Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Omens of Spring  W. H. Anderson
  • Quem pastores laudavere from Cantional (1627)  Johann Hermann Schein
  • Song of the Boats  Betty Roe
  • The Crocodile   Peter Jenkyns
  • The Miller of Dee  English Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • The Miller of Dee  English Traditional, Arr. Alan Bullard
  • The Spinning Wheel  Irish Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Walking in the Air  Howard Blake
  • Where is love?  Lionel Bart
  • Traditional Songs
  • Aija, zuzu  Latvia
  • Igama la Bantwana  South Africa (Zulu)
  • Jinkli Nona  Malacca, Malaysia
  • Maple Sweet  Vermont, USA
  • Mick Miles  Sussex, England
  • Mr Colburn  St Croix, US Virgin Islands
  • Sing Ivy  Sussex, England
  • Spinn, spinn  Germany
  • Sus in poarta raiului  Romania
  • Un jour sur le pont de Treguier  Brittany, France
  • When the spring comes in  Sussex, England
  • Xiao Baicai  Hebei Province, China
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