ABRSM: The ABRSM Songbook, Book 3


Catalogue No: 9781860965999
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ISBN: 9781860965999

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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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Grade Exam Music

This product includes pieces featured in grade exams. Click on a grade to view the full syllabus.

ABRSM Singing from 20093 
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

  • Ah! how pleasant ’tis to love [Henry Purcell]
  • Aa Ola, Ola, min eigen onge! [Trad.]
  • Dalmatian Cradle Song [Anon.]
  • A la nanita nana [Trad.]
  • Die Bekehrte [Ignaz Brüll]
  • All things are quite silent [Trad.]
  • Ferry me across the water [Gerald Finzi]
  • Coasts of Barbary [Trad.]
  • God be in my head [Henry Walford Davies]
  • Cuckoo [Trad.]
  • I’m learning to read [Betty Roe]
  • Fengyang huagu 1 and 2 [Trad.]
  • In the garden flowers are growing [Trad.]
  • Komm, liebe Zither, komm [Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]
  • Green Besoms [Trad.]
  • Llwyn Onn [Trad.]
  • Kalevalainen runosävelmä [Trad.]
  • Minnelied [Franz Schubert]
  • Román Castillo [Trad.]
  • My House [Leonard Bernstein]
  • Seventeen Come Sunday [Trad.]
  • ’Orrible Little Blue-Eyes [Betty Roe]
  • Stole mi se oženi [Trad.]
  • Sicilian River Song [Anon.]
  • Sweet Nightingale [Anon. / Trad.]
  • Sweet and low [Joseph, Sir Barnby]
  • The Banks of Allan Water [Trad.]
  • The Owls [Peter Jenkyns]
  • The Path to the Moon [Eric Thiman]
  • The Sunflower [Trad.]
  • Wiegenlied [Wilhelm Taubert]
  • Windy Nights [Charles Villiers Stanford]

""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