ABRSM: The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1


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ISBN: 9781860965975

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Subtitle: Selected pieces and traditional songs in five volumes

Series: ABRSM Songbook series

Department: ABRSM - Singing

Publisher: ABRSM

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The five-volume 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.

The 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 speakers


Contents and Reviews

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

    ""This series is a rich source of songs for teachers and students … the CDs add to overall usefulness of the volumes, especially with native speakers of the various languages of the international traditional songs.""

    By: Journal of Singing

    "WINNER of Best Classical Publication"

    By: Music Industry Awards 2009