ABRSM Songbook Book 4

ABRSM Songbook Book 4

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The ABRSM Songbook Book 4 offers singers of a Grade 4 standard and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study.

Contains twenty two pieces on the ABRSM 2018 Grade 4 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 4 contents:

  • A Cradle Song [Ralph Vaughan Williams]
  • A New Year Carol [Benjamin Britten]
  • A Smuggler’s Song [Christopher le Fleming]
  • More below…

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The ABRSM Songbook Book 4 offers singers of a Grade 4 standard and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study.

Contains twenty two pieces on the ABRSM 2018 Grade 4 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 4 contents:

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

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