ABRSM: The ABRSM Songbook, Book 2


Catalogue No: 9781860965982
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ISBN: 9781860965982

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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

  • Across the Line [Trad.]
  • Coconut Man [Aubrey Beswick]
  • All Jolly Fellows [Trad.]
  • Blomman bland blommorna [Trad.]
  • I will walk with my love [Trad.]
  • Chili lo [Trad.]
  • Come, my lads [Trad.]
  • Leanabh an àigh [Trad.]
  • Drozyna [Trad.]
  • En roulant ma boule [Trad.]
  • Morning has broken [Trad. Scottish]
  • Kangding qingge [Trad.]
  • Pentozalis [Trad.]
  • Little Boats [Trad.]
  • Perica [Trad.]
  • The Forsaken Maiden [Trad.]
  • London Birds [Geoffrey Shaw]
  • Vse tièice lepo pojo [Trad.]
  • Poco Poppa Pizza and Mama Piccolo [Betty Roe]
  • The Coventry Carol [Anon.]
  • The Dark Island [Trad.]
  • The Frog [Nina Perry]
  • The Little Spanish Town [Peter Jenkyns]
  • The Mallow Fling [Trad.]
  • The Mallow Fling [Trad.]
  • The Oak and the Ash [Trad.]
  • The Oak and the Ash [Trad.]
  • The Sweet Nightingale [W. H. Anderson]
  • Twilight [Aubrey Beswick]
  • Westering home [Trad.]
  • Wiegenlied [Bernhard Flies]
  • Wiegenlied [Franz Schubert]
  • 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