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Music for your Grade Exam

Board:ABRSM
Syllabus:Singing from 2009
Grade:1

Please note that the information listed below does not contain complete syllabus details. Therefore, when planning an exam entry, it is important to refer to the following publications:

• The current syllabus
• The current Examination Information & Regulations
These Music Exams (containing practical advice for candidates, teachers and parents)

The keys and ranges of the set songs in all of the editions listed below can be found in the current syllabus.

In all grades, candidates are required to sing an unaccompanied traditional song. There are no ‘set’ songs for this part of the exam, and there are many available collections of traditional/folk songs. For a selection of possible sources, please see the current syllabus.

Songs (please select one from each list)

List A
Available in
1. The Bouquet of Rosemary
arr. R. Elkin
The Bouquet Of Rosemary (Novello)
$2.90Add to basket
2. The Gypsy Rover
Leo Maguire
Songs of Ireland (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
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3. The Happy Wanderer
F. W. Möller
Songs You Think You Know (IMP)
$28.19Add to basket
Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay: Songs for Everyone (Music Edition) (A&C Black)
$28.19Add to basket
4. I had a little nut tree
Trad.
Best of Children's Songs (Piano edition) (Schott)
$23.22Add to basket
5. Lavender's blue
Trad.
Best of Children's Songs (Piano edition) (Schott)
$23.22Add to basket
6. Home on the Range
Trad. American
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
Songs You Think You Know (IMP)
$28.19Add to basket
 Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay: Songs for Everyone (Music Edition) (A&C Black)
$28.19Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
 The Library of Folk Songs Piano, Vocal, Guitar (Amsco Library of . . . series) (Amsco)
$28.13Add to basket
7. Red River Valley
Trad. American
The Library of Folk Songs Piano, Vocal, Guitar (Amsco Library of . . . series) (Amsco)
$28.13Add to basket
8. Bound for South Australia
Trad. Australian
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9. Click go the shears
Trad. Australian
Best of Children's Songs (Piano edition) (Schott)
$23.22Add to basket
10. Anna Marie
Trad. Dutch
Sing Together Voice (Solo or Unison) & Piano (Oxford University Press)
$23.15Add to basket
11. Golden Slumbers
Trad. English
Sing Together Voice (Solo or Unison) & Piano (Oxford University Press)
$23.15Add to basket
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
 Strawberry Fair (2nd Edition) Full Music (Book & CD) (A&C Black)
$33.17Add to basket
12. The Miller of Dee
Trad. English
Sing Together Voice (Solo or Unison) & Piano (Oxford University Press)
$23.15Add to basket
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
 Songs of England (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
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13. The Smuggler's Song
Trad. English
Sing Together Voice (Solo or Unison) & Piano (Oxford University Press)
$23.15Add to basket
14. Auprès de ma blonde
Trad. French
Sing Together Voice (Solo or Unison) & Piano (Oxford University Press)
$23.15Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
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15. The Spinning Wheel
Trad. Irish
Songs of Ireland (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
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The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
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16. La cucaracha
Trad. Mexican
Songs Of The Americas (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
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17. Good Night
Trad. Russian, arr. Rao
Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection 1 (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$28.19Add to basket
18. The Robin's Last Will
Trad. Scottish
Songs for Countertenors Vol. 1 (Thames)
$14.85Add to basket
19. Dona, dona
Trad. South American/Sholom Secunda
Songs Of The Americas (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
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20. Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn
Trad. Welsh
Famous Songs of Wales 1 (Gwynn)
$15.35Add to basket
Songs Of Wales (Welsh version) - voice & piano (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
 Songs of Wales English Language Version (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
21. Y Fwyalchen Ddu Bigfelen
Trad. Welsh
Famous Songs of Wales 2 Pvg (Gwynn)
$15.35Add to basket
22. My Grandfather's Clock
H. C. Work
Songs Of The Americas (Boosey & Hawkes Folksong Collections) (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
Songs You Think You Know (IMP)
$28.19Add to basket
List B
Available in
1. Omens of Spring: No. 2 from Omens of Spring
W. H Anderson
Omens Of Spring Unison (Roberton)
$2.90Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
2. Es wird schon gleich dunkel
Anon. Austrian
Songs Of Christmas - voice & piano (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$24.88Add to basket
3. The Birds
Anon. Czech
BBC Songs of Praise Music Edition (Oxford University Press)
$35.68Add to basket
Oxford Book of Carols (Paperback) (Oxford University Press)
$33.11Add to basket
4. Children’s Song of the Nativity
Anon. English
Oxford Book of Carols (Paperback) (Oxford University Press)
$33.11Add to basket
5. Noël nouvelet
Anon. French
Oxford Book of Carols (Paperback) (Oxford University Press)
$33.11Add to basket
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
 The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
6. Quem pastores laudavere
Anon. German
Oxford Book of Carols (Paperback) (Oxford University Press)
$33.11Add to basket
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
 The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
7. Da unten im Tale
Brahms
42 Folk Songs Vol.1 (Deutsche Volkslieder) (High Voice) German/English (IMC)
$22.40Add to basket
42 Folk Songs Vol.1 (Deutsche Volkslieder) (Low Voice) German/English (IMC)
$21.49Add to basket
8. Die Nachtigall
Brahms
7 Children's Songs Unison (Roberton)
$3.15Add to basket
Art of Song Grades 1-3 (High Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
 Art of Song Grades 1-3 (Medium-Low Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
 The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
9. Marienwürmchen
Brahms
7 Children's Songs Unison (Roberton)
$3.15Add to basket
Art of Song Grades 1-3 (High Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
 Art of Song Grades 1-3 (Medium-Low Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
Songs for Countertenors vol.3 (Thames)
$16.51Add to basket
10. The Frog
Dunhill
The Frog Unis In F (Banks)
$3.98Add to basket
11. Grandfather Clock
Dunhill
Grandfather Clock/Big Red Bus Unis (Banks)
$3.57Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
12. Calon Lân
J. Hughes
Famous Songs of Wales 2 Pvg (Gwynn)
$15.35Add to basket
13. Cwm Rhondda
J. Hughes
Famous Songs of Wales 2 Pvg (Gwynn)
$15.35Add to basket
14. Orange and yellow and brown
Lin Marsh
Junior Songscape (Book & CD) (Faber Music)
$33.17Add to basket
15. Seagull: from Junior Songscape: Earth, Sea and Sky
Lin Marsh
Junior Songscape: Earth Sea & Sky (Book & CD) (Faber Music)
$33.17Add to basket
16. Good morrow to you, springtime!
Roberton
Good Morrow To You / Softly Fall The Shade Unison (Roberton)
$2.90Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
17. Der Abendstern, Op. 79 No. 1
Schumann
Art of Song Grades 1-3 (High Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
Art of Song Grades 1-3 (Medium-Low Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
18. Kinderwacht, Op. 79 No. 22
Schumann
Art of Song Grades 1-3 (High Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
Art of Song Grades 1-3 (Medium-Low Voice) (Peters Edition)
$13.19Add to basket
 The Language of Song: Elementary High Voice (Book & CD) (Faber Music)
$19.90Add to basket
The Language of Song: Elementary Low Voice (Book & CD) (Faber Music)
$19.90Add to basket
19. Jo on joulu täällä, Op. 1 No. 2
Sibelius
Viisi Joululaulua Op. 1 Vocal Score (Fazer Music Inc)
$18.17Add to basket
20. The Skylark
Thiman
The Skylark (Unison) (Novello)
$3.24Add to basket
21. Chaque chose a son temps
arr. Weckerlin
Bergerettes: 20 Romances & Songs (Schirmer)
$11.53Add to basket
List C
Available in
1. We're off to see the wizard: from The Wizard of Oz
Arlen & Harburg
Wizard of Oz - Songbook (Piano/Vocal) (United Artists)
$19.08Add to basket
2. Where is love?: from Oliver!
Bart
Oliver! - vocal score (Music Sales)
$21.49Add to basket
Oliver! - Vocal Selections from The Motion Picture (PVG) (Music Sales)
$14.85Add to basket
 Oliver! - Vocal Selections from The Musical (PVG) (Music Sales)
$24.81Add to basket
Stage & Screen White Book (Music Sales)
$31.45Add to basket
 The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
3. Any Boy to Any Ship
Arthur Baynon
Any Boy To Any Ship - choral unison & piano (Boosey & Hawkes (London))
$5.81Add to basket
4. It's a lovely day today: from Call me Madam
I. Berlin
90 Golden Years of Irving Berlin (IMP)
$23.22Add to basket
5. Walking in the Air: from The Snowman
Howard Blake
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
Walking In The Air (The Snowman) (Chester Music)
$6.62Add to basket
6. Smile: from Modern Times
Chaplin, Turner & Parsons
Songs of Charlie Chaplin (Bourne Music)
$18.17Add to basket
Stage & Screen – The Black Book (Music Sales)
$31.45Add to basket
7. Little April Shower: from Bambi
Churchill
The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs (Music Sales)
$36.43Add to basket
8. Abdul, the Magician: No. 1 from Magic in the Air
Clifford Crawley
Magic In The Air Unison (Roberton)
$4.65Add to basket
9. Cold Winter: No. 2 from Three Songs of Science for Juniors
Clifford Crawley
Three Songs of Science For Juniors (unison) (Roberton)
$2.90Add to basket
10. Mrs Dinosaur
Clifford Crawley
Mrs Dinosaur Unison (Roberton)
$3.32Add to basket
11. The Night the Witches Ride: No. 3 from Trick or Treat
Clifford Crawley
Trick or Treat (Unison) (Roberton)
$2.74Add to basket
12. We can make a difference
Clifford Crawley
We Can Make a Difference unison song (Roberton)
$3.24Add to basket
13. Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo: from Cinderella
David, Hoffman & Livingston
Cinderella (Disney) Vocal Selection (Hal Leonard)
$9.94Add to basket
The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs (Music Sales)
$36.43Add to basket
14. A dream is a wish your heart makes: from Cinderella
David, Hoffman & Livingston
Cinderella (Disney) Vocal Selection (Hal Leonard)
$9.94Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
 The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs (Music Sales)
$36.43Add to basket
15. I'm late: from Alice in Wonderland
Fain
The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs (Music Sales)
$36.43Add to basket
16. After the Ball
Charles K. Harris
100 Years of Popular Music: 1900s-1920s (IMP)
$36.49Add to basket
17. The Crocodile
Jenkyns
Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
 The Crocodile (Unison) (Novello)
$3.30Add to basket
18. Wonderful Copenhagen: from Hans Christian Andersen
Loesser
Hans Christian Andersen-Vocal Selections (Music Sales)
$21.49Add to basket
19. Moon River: from Breakfast at Tiffany's
Mancini & Mercer
Moon River (Piano, Vocal, Guitar) from Breakfast at Tiffany's (Greg Fishman Jazz Studios)
$6.62Add to basket
20. The Dinosaur Gang: from Junior Songscape: Earth, Sea and Sky
Lin Marsh
Junior Songscape: Earth Sea & Sky (Book & CD) (Faber Music)
$33.17Add to basket
21. Pirates!: from Junior Songscape: Earth, Sea and Sky
Lin Marsh
Junior Songscape: Earth Sea & Sky (Book & CD) (Faber Music)
$33.17Add to basket
22. When you're in love: from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
de Paul & Mercer
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Vocal Selection (Alfred Music)
$14.11Add to basket
23. Love me tender: from Love Me Tender
Presley & Matson
Stage & Screen White Book (Music Sales)
$31.45Add to basket
24. My Favorite Things: from The Sound of Music
Rodgers & Hammerstein
Broadway Ingénue Theatre Songs for Soprano (Hal Leonard)
$41.47Add to basket
Essential Audition Songs for Kids (Book & CD) (IMP)
$24.88Add to basket
 Musical Theatre Collection For Young Women Singers (Hal Leonard)
$28.13Add to basket
The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection (Hal Leonard)
$33.11Add to basket
 The Sound of Music - Vocal Selections (Revised Edition) (Hal Leonard)
$18.17Add to basket
25. Song of the Boats: No. 2 from Ten Ponder and William Songs
Betty Roe
Ten Ponder And William Songs (Thames)
$8.28Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
26. Cuckoo
M. Shaw
7 Songs (Stainer & Bell)
$9.54Add to basket
Cuckoo (Unison) G(D-D) (Curwen)
$3.24Add to basket
 Singing Time Grade 1 (David Turnbull Music Time series) (Bosworth)
$9.87Add to basket
The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket
27. Let's Go Fly a Kite: from Mary Poppins
Richard & Robert Sherman
Mary Poppins - vocal selection (PVG, illustrations & story) (Hal Leonard)
$16.51Add to basket
28. The Roses of Success: from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Richard & Robert Sherman
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Stage Show (Alfred Music)
$26.54Add to basket
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang vocal selections (Alfred Music)
$14.11Add to basket
29. Truly Scrumptious: from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Richard & Robert Sherman
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Stage Show (Alfred Music)
$26.54Add to basket
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang vocal selections (Alfred Music)
$14.11Add to basket
30. The Ugly Bug Ball: from Summer Magic
Richard & Robert Sherman
Stage & Screen – The Black Book (Music Sales)
$31.45Add to basket
31. The boy I love is up in the gallery
George Ware
Bumper Book of Music Hall Songs (Faber Music)
$33.17 $28.20Add to basket
Unaccompanied traditional song
Available in
Candidates are free to perform any song from any source, including this suggested publication:The ABRSM Songbook, Book 1 (ABRSM)
$24.81Add to basket

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