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Catalogue No: M051933853
ISMN: 9790051933853
Shop Product Code: 194404H
Art Song in English - high voice & piano

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Editor: Kimball, Carol

Department: Vocal & Opera - Vocal Collections - High Voices

Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (New York)

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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 2009-2017568
ABRSM Singing from 2018568
Trinity College London Singing 2013-201768 
Trinity College London Singing 201868 

Perfect Pairing

This unique compilation is a wonderful, substantial sampling of art song in the English language, featuring composers from both sides of the Atlantic. The publication includes many first-time transpositions.

Contents, Sound Samples and Reviews

  • Acrostic Song (Del Tredici)
  • Alleluia (Rorem)
  • At the mid hour of night (Britten)
  • At the River (Copland)
  • Bright is the ring of words (Vaughan Williams)
  • Central Park at Dusk (Duke)
  • Civet a Toute Vitesse (Rabbit at Top Speed) (Bernstein)
  • Dirge (Argento)
  • Down by the salley gardens (Clarke)
  • Fear no more the heat o' the sun (Finzi)
  • Ferry me across the water (Rorem)
  • Greeting (Bernstein)
  • Heart, we will forget him (Copland)
  • How should I your true love know? (Quilter)
  • I hate music! (Bernstein)
  • If it's ever spring again (Britten)
  • In the Public Gardens (Beeson)
  • Indiana Homecoming (Beeson)
  • It was a lover and his lass (Finzi)
  • Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair (Foster/Rorem)
  • Jupiter has seven moons (Bernstein)
  • Linden Lea (Vaughan Williams)
  • Love (Rorem)
  • Love went a-riding (Bridge)
  • Money, O! (Head)
  • My Life's Delight (Quilter)
  • Nocturne (Britten)
  • Oh fair to see (Finzi)
  • Poet's Song (Copland)
  • Rain (Floyd)
  • Sephestia's Lullaby (Britten)
  • Sleep (Gurney)
  • Spring (Argento)
  • Spring is like a perhaps hand (Argento)
  • Spring Sorrow (Ireland)
  • Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (Rorem)
  • Sweet Suffolk Owl (Hundley)
  • Take, O take those lips away (Warlock)
  • The Astronomers (Hundley)
  • The lads in their hundreds (Somervell)
  • The Little Horses (Copland)
  • speaker2The Salley Gardens (Britten)
  • The Seal Man (Clarke)
  • There will be stars (Duke)
  • These, My Ophelia (Chanler)
  • Waterbird (Hundley)
  • speaker2Weep you no more (Quilter)
  • when faces called flowers float out of the ground (Argento)
  • Where Go the Boats? (Floyd)
  • Why do they shut me out of Heaven? (Copland)

This superb volume brings together a wide selection of art songs from British and American composers of the 20th century. Editor Carol Kimball has been careful to choose only the best and the range of composers includes everyone from Leonard Bernstein to Ned Rorem, Roger Quilter and Benjamin Britten.