The ABRSM Songbook, Book 3

The ABRSM Songbook, Book 3

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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 3 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
  • Ah! how pleasant 'tis to love  Henry Purcell
  • Dalmatian Cradle Song  Anon., Arr. Hugh S. Roberton
  • Die Bekehrte  Ignaz Brull
  • Ferry me across the water  Gerald Finzi
  • God be in my head  Walford Davies
  • I'm learning to read  Betty Roe
  • In the garden flowers are growing  Ukrainian Traditional, Arr. W. H. Anderson
  • Komm, liebe Zither, komm  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Llwyn Onn  Welsh Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Minnelied  Franz Schubert
  • 'Orrible Little Blue-Eyes  Betty Roe
  • My House  Leonard Bernstein
  • Sicilian River Song  Anon., Arr. Maurice Jacobson
  • Sweet and Low  Joseph Barnby
  • The Banks of Allan Water  Martin Shaw, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • The Owls  Peter Jenkyns
  • The Path to the Moon  Eric H. Thiman
  • The Sunflower  Irish Traditional, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Wiegenlied  Wilhelm Taubert, Arr. Carol Barratt
  • Windy Nights  Charles Villiers Stanford
  • Traditional Songs 
  • Aa Ola, Ola, min eigen onge!  Norway
  • A la nanita nana  Spain
  • All things are quite silent  Sussex, England
  • Coasts of Barbary  Devon, England
  • Cuckoo  Devon, England
  • Fengyang huagu 1 and 2  Anhui Province, China
  • Green Besoms  Devon, England
  • Kalevalainen runosavelma  Finland
  • Roman Castillo  Mexico
  • Seventeen Come Sunday  Sussex, England
  • Stole mi se ozeni  Serbia
  • Sweet Nightingale  Cornwall, England
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