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Catalogue No: M060104657
ISMN: 9790060104657
Shop Product Code: 1262308
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Shakespeare Song Album

Status: Usually despatched within 7 working days

Editor: Woolfenden, Guy

Department: Vocal & Opera - Vocal Collections

Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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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 2009-201745678
ABRSM Singing from 2018458 
Trinity College London Singing 2013-20174 
Trinity College London Singing 201846 

Perfect Pairing

23 settings of Shakespeare's song texts spanning the 16th century to the present day.   Handsomely produced in association with The Royal Shakespeare Company with an introductory note from their Director of Music Guy Woolfenden.  Includes pieces by Morley, Arne, Sullivan, Ireland, Quilter, Stanford, Bridge and many others.


Contents and Reviews

  • Blow, blow, thou Winter Wind (Bridge)
  • Blow, blow, thou Winter Wind (Quilter)
  • Fear no More the Heat o' the Sun (Higginson)
  • I Know a Bank (Harrison)
  • It was a Lover and his Lass (Findlay)
  • It was a Lover and his Lass (Higginson)
  • It was a Lover and his Lass (Morley)
  • Lo! Here the Gentle Lark (Bishop)
  • O Mistress Mine (Higginson)
  • O Mistress Mine (Stanford)
  • Orpheus with his Lute (Austin)
  • Orpheus with his Lute (Coates)
  • The Poor Soul Sat Sighing (Findlay)
  • The Rain it Raineth Every Day (Stanford)
  • The Willow Song (Sullivan)
  • Under the Greenwood Tree (Coates)
  • Under the Greenwood Tree (Foster)
  • When Daffodils Begin to Peer (Ireland)
  • When Daffodils Begin to Peer (Quilter)
  • When Daisies Pied (Arne)
  • When Icicles Hang by the Wall (Quilter)
  • Where the Bee Sucks (Arne)
  • Who is Sylvia (Coates)

"This is a fascinating mixture of the known and unknown and well worth investigating .. excellent value"
The Association of Teachers of Singing

"Something for everyone in this excellent collection"
Journal of Singing, October 1999