The ABRSM Songbook 1

The ABRSM Songbook 1

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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 textto 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, zuzuLatvia
  • 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