ABRSM: The ABRSM Songbook, Book 5

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Catalogue No: 9781860966019
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ISBN: 9781860966019

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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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ABRSM Singing from 20095 
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

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Contents and Reviews

Contents
SHEET MUSIC
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square [Manning Sherwin]
  • Dove sei? [George Frideric Handel]
  • Who is Sylvia? [Franz Schubert]
  • From a Railway Carriage [Alec Rowley]
  • Fear no more the heat o’ the sun [Ian Higginson]
  • I attempt from love’s sickness to fly [Henry Purcell]
  • If doughty deeds [Arthur Sullivan]
  • It was a lover and his lass [Thomas Morley]
  • Jeg elsker Dig [Edvard Grieg]
  • Jsem jako lípa košatá [Antonín Dvorák]
  • Linden Lea [Ralph Vaughan Williams]
  • Hirschlein ging im Wald spazieren [Peter Cornelius]
  • Love Walked In [George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin]
  • Mariä Wiegenlied [Max Reger]
  • My Ship [Kurt Weill / Ira Gershwin]
  • Rejoice in the Lord [James Nares]
  • Vergebliches Ständchen [Johannes Brahms]
  • Rugiadose odorose [Alessandro Scarlatti]
  • Simple Gifts [Aaron Copland / Trad.]
  • Tell me, lovely shepherd [William Boyce]
  • The Birds’ Lament [Richard Rodney Bennett]
  • Una palomita blanca [Joaquín Rodrigo]
  • Trade Winds [Frederick Keel]
  • Vieni, vieni o mio diletto [Antonio Vivaldi]
  • Where the bee sucks [Thomas Arne]
  • Where’er you walk [George Frideric Handel]
  • Bengawan Solo [Trad.]
  • Cantilena del ‘Maggio’ [Trad.]
  • Canto de la trilla [Trad.]
  • Henry Martyn [Trad.]
  • Molihua [Trad.]
  • Noches de luna [Trad.]
  • Tatties an’ Herrin’ [Trad.]
  • The Banks of Newfoundland [Trad.]
  • The Blackbird of Avondale [Trad.]
  • The Sprig of Thyme [Trad.]
  • The Woods of Trugh [Trad.]
  • To be a Farmer’s Boy [Trad.]
RECORDINGS
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square [Manning Sherwin] - accompaniment only
  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square [Manning Sherwin]
  • Who is Sylvia? [Franz Schubert] - accompaniment only
  • Who is Sylvia? [Franz Schubert]
  • Dove sei? [George Frideric Handel] - accompaniment only
  • Dove sei? [George Frideric Handel]
  • Fear no more the heat o’ the sun [Ian Higginson] - accompaniment only
  • Fear no more the heat o’ the sun [Ian Higginson]
  • From a Railway Carriage [Alec Rowley] - accompaniment only
  • From a Railway Carriage [Alec Rowley]
  • Hirschlein ging im Wald spazieren [Peter Cornelius] - accompaniment only
  • Hirschlein ging im Wald spazieren [Peter Cornelius]
  • Fear no more the heat o’ the sun [Ian Higginson] - accompaniment only
  • Fear no more the heat o’ the sun [Ian Higginson]
  • If doughty deeds [Arthur Sullivan] - accompaniment only
  • If doughty deeds [Arthur Sullivan]
  • It was a lover and his lass [Thomas Morley] - accompaniment only
  • It was a lover and his lass [Thomas Morley]
  • Jeg elsker Dig [Edvard Grieg] - accompaniment only
  • Jeg elsker Dig [Edvard Grieg]
  • Jsem jako lípa košatá [Antonín Dvorák] - accompaniment only
  • Jsem jako lípa košatá [Antonín Dvorák]
  • Linden Lea [Ralph Vaughan Williams] - accompaniment only
  • Linden Lea [Ralph Vaughan Williams]
  • Love Walked In [George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin] - accompaniment only
  • Love Walked In [George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin]
  • Mariä Wiegenlied [Max Reger] - accompaniment only
  • Mariä Wiegenlied [Max Reger]
  • My Ship [Kurt Weill / Ira Gershwin] - accompaniment only
  • My Ship [Kurt Weill / Ira Gershwin]
  • Rejoice in the Lord [James Nares] - accompaniment only
  • Rejoice in the Lord [James Nares]
  • Rugiadose odorose [Alessandro Scarlatti] - accompaniment only
  • Rugiadose odorose [Alessandro Scarlatti]
  • Simple Gifts [Aaron Copland / Trad.] - accompaniment only
  • Simple Gifts [Aaron Copland / Trad.] - accompaniment only
  • Simple Gifts [Aaron Copland / Trad.]
  • Tell me, lovely shepherd [William Boyce] - accompaniment only
  • Tell me, lovely shepherd [William Boyce]
  • The Birds’ Lament [Richard Rodney Bennett] - accompaniment only
  • The Birds’ Lament [Richard Rodney Bennett]
  • Trade Winds [Frederick Keel] - accompaniment only
  • Trade Winds [Frederick Keel]
  • Una palomita blanca [Joaquín Rodrigo] - accompaniment only
  • Una palomita blanca [Joaquín Rodrigo]
  • Vergebliches Ständchen [Johannes Brahms] - accompaniment only
  • Vergebliches Ständchen [Johannes Brahms]
  • Vieni, vieni o mio diletto [Antonio Vivaldi] - accompaniment only
  • Vieni, vieni o mio diletto [Antonio Vivaldi]
  • Where the bee sucks [Thomas Arne] - accompaniment only
  • Where the bee sucks [Thomas Arne]
  • Where’er you walk [George Frideric Handel] - accompaniment only
  • Where’er you walk [George Frideric Handel]
  • Bengawan Solo [Trad.]
  • Cantilena del ‘Maggio’ [Trad.]
  • Canto de la trilla [Trad.]
  • Henry Martyn [Trad.]
  • Molihua [Trad.]
  • Noches de luna [Trad.]
  • Tatties an’ Herrin’ [Trad.]
  • The Banks of Newfoundland [Trad.]
  • The Blackbird of Avondale [Trad.]
  • The Sprig of Thyme [Trad.]
  • The Woods of Trugh [Trad.]
  • To be a Farmer’s Boy [Trad.]
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

"I have used this book with all of my students and feel that the variety of genres has allowed me to stretch my students' abilities. Every song is simply beautiful and a delight to hear over and over again."

Rating:    07/08/2011 By: Kendall Thow