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Catalogue No: NOV072524
Shop Product Code: 148843H
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ISBN: 9780711985469
By Popular Request

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Arranger: Allwood, Ralph

Editor: Allwood, Ralph

Series: The Novello Choral Programme

Department: Choral - Choral Collections

Instrumentation: Voice

Publisher: Novello

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By Popular Request: Songs on the Lighter Side for Mixed Voice Choirs (SATB)

By Popular Request includes thirteen superb arrangements of classic popular songs for mixed voice choirs (SATB). The selection covers a wide range of styles and moods, so choirs will be sure to find the right piece to provide a light selection in a concert programme, or simply as an encore!

Selected and edited by Ralph Allwood, one of the UK's most distinguished choral directors.

Contents and Reviews


Goodnight Sweetheart Here, There And Everywhere Honey Pie I'm Beginning To See The Light Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)? Lullaby Of Birdland Miss Otis Regrets Satin Doll Sit Down, You're Rocking The Boat The Bare Necessities The Girl From Ipanema The Way You Look Tonight Where Do I Begin?


"Here we go again books of "popular" arrangements!

There are a host of decent arrangers chosen for this collection but as we have seen in the past the arrangements that have been selected are typically underwhelming. Why do publishing houses insist on asking people who are classically trained to edit collections that are "popular"? For example Kirby Shaw has published over 2500 arrangements for choirs and in this collection we are graced with "Goodnight Sweetheart"!?!?!?!? This wasn't even a good doo-wop song! How the hell did this song make it into the collection. Oh I know.... all the arrangements were pre chosen and Ralph just had to put his name to it...Duh stupid me. Surely Ralph Allwood wouldn't have chosen such a lame-ass collection of arrangements from a group of otherwise talented arrangers?! Please tell me that's what happened."

Rating: 01/02/2010