ABRSM Songbook Book 1

ABRSM Songbook Book 1

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The ABRSM Songbook Book 1 offers singers of a Grade 1 standard and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study.

Contains fourteen pieces on the ABRSM 2018 Grade 1 syllabus

The Songbook series features:

  • Over 100 art songs, drawn from Grades 1–5 of ABRSM’s Singing syllabus
  • A massive range of repertoire from the Medieval to modern musicals – many in practical new editions
  • Irresistible new arrangements by Carol Barratt of 18 classic songs
  • A rich collection of 60 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 speaker

ABRSM Songbook Book 1 contents:

  • A dream is a wish your heart makes [David Mack / Al Hoffmann / Jerry Livingston]
  • Auprès de ma blonde [Trad.]
  • Cuckoo [Martin Shaw]
  • More below…

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The ABRSM Songbook Book 1 offers singers of a Grade 1 standard and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study.

Contains fourteen pieces on the ABRSM 2018 Grade 1 syllabus

The Songbook series features:

  • Over 100 art songs, drawn from Grades 1–5 of ABRSM’s Singing syllabus
  • A massive range of repertoire from the Medieval to modern musicals – many in practical new editions
  • Irresistible new arrangements by Carol Barratt of 18 classic songs
  • A rich collection of 60 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 speaker

ABRSM Songbook Book 1 contents:

  • A dream is a wish your heart makes [David Mack / Al Hoffmann / Jerry Livingston]
  • Auprès de ma blonde [Trad.]
  • Cuckoo [Martin Shaw]
  • Dona, dona [Sholom Secunda]
  • Good morrow to you, springtime! [Hugh S. Roberton]
  • Grandfather Clock [Thomas Dunhill]
  • Home on the Range [Trad.]
  • La Cucaracha [Trad.]
  • Noël nouvelet [Anon. / Trad.]
  • Omens of Spring [William Henry Anderson]
  • Die Nachtigall [Trad.]
  • Quem pastores laudavere from Johann Hermann Schein’s Cantional [Johann Schein]
  • Song of the Boats [Betty Roe]
  • The Crocodile [Peter Jenkyns]
  • The Miller of Dee [Trad.]
  • Walking in the Air [Howard Blake]
  • The Spinning Wheel [Trad.]
  • Where is love? [Lionel Bart]
  • Aija, žužu [Trad.]
  • Igama la Bantwana [Trad.]
  • Jinkli Nona [Trad.]
  • Maple Sweet [Trad.]
  • Mick Miles [Trad.]
  • Mr Colburn [Trad.]
  • Sing Ivy [Trad.]
  • Spinn, spinn [Trad.]
  • Sus în poarta raiului [Trad.]
  • Un jour sur le pont de Tréguier [Trad.]
  • When the spring comes in [Trad.]
  • Xiao Baicai [Trad.]

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Weight 0.5 kg

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