Music for your Grade Exam

Syllabus:Singing 2009-2017

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Songs (please select one from each list)


List AAvailable In
1. Shenandoah
arr. Jay Althouse
2. Nina
Anon. Italian (attrib. Pergolesi)
3. Where the bee sucks
T. A. Arne
4. Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur, Op. 48 No. 4
5. Tell me, lovely shepherd: from Solomon
W. Boyce
6. There is a garden in her face
T. Campion
7. Panis angelicus
8. Dove sei?: from Rodelinda, HWV 19
9. Where'er you walk: from Semele, HWV 58
10. Licht und Leben sind geschwächet: from Die Jahreszeiten, Hob. XXI/3
11. Sailor's Song: from 12 Canzonettas, Hob. XXVIa/31
12. The water is wide
arr. Mark Hayes
13. O can ye sew cushions?
arr. Holloway
14. The Star of the County Down
arr. H. Hughes
15. A young maid stood in her father's garden
arr. H. Hughes
16. It was a lover and his lass
T. Morley
17. L'ho perduta, me meschina!: from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
18. Rejoice in the Lord
19. Kalinka
arr. Pitfield
20. Fairest Isle: from King Arthur, Z. 628
21. I attempt from love’s sickness to fly: from The Indian Queen, Z. 630
22. Le Violette: from Il Pirro e Demetrio
A. Scarlatti
23. Go 'way from my window
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram
24. He's gone away
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram
25. Mu Yang Gu Niang
Trad. Chinese (Qinghai)
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26. Al pasar por Sevilla
Trad. Latin American
27. ¿Dónde vas, Alfonso doce?
Trad. Latin American
28. Nesta rua
Trad. Latin American
29. Vuela, suspiro!
Trad. Latin American
30. Vieni, vieni o mio diletto
List BAvailable In
1. Vor hinsti dagur
Jón Ásgeirsson
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2. Vergebliches Ständchen, Op. 84 No. 4
3. Sliczny chlopiec, Op. 74 No. 8
4. Smutna rzeka, Op. 74 No. 3
5. Simple Gifts: No. 4 from Old American Songs, First Set
arr. Copland
6. Hirschlein ging im Wald spazieren
P. Cornelius
7. The Irish Pig: from Cornucopia
Ronald Corp
8. The Cloths of Heaven, Op. 30 No. 3
9. Jsem jako lípa košatá, Op. 31 No. 3
10. Morys y Gwynt: from Chwe Chân i Blant
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards
11. Y Ddwy Wydd Dew: from Chwe Chân i Blant
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards
12. Sweet Suffolk owl
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards
13. Boy Johnny, Op. 1 No. 10
14. Jeg elsker Dig, Op. 5 No. 3
15. Margretes Vuggesang, Op. 15 No. 1
16. Prinsessen
17. Girl's Song, Op. 22 No. 4
18. Spring Sorrow
19. I will go with my father a-ploughing
John Jeffreys
20. Mamma ætlar ao sofna
Sigvaldi S. Kaldalóns
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21. Akkor szép az erdo
22. She walks in beauty: from Love's Philosophy
Alexander L'Estrange
23. Windy Weather: No. 8 from Serendipity Solos
Lin Marsh
24. Shui Diu Go Tau/Shui Diao Ge Tou
Mok Yan Lan
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25. Die betrogene Welt, K. 474
26. The Early Morning
27. I know a bank
28. Guitare
H. Reber
29. Mariä Wiegenlied, Op. 76 No. 52
30. Wenn die Linde blüht, Op. 76 No. 4
31. En Jerez de la Frontera: No. 10 from Doce canciones españolas
J. Rodrigo
32. Una palomita blanca: No. 3 from Doce canciones españolas
J. Rodrigo
33. An Sylvia, Op. 106 No. 4, D. 891
34. Lachen und Weinen, Op. 59 No. 4, D. 777
35. Trauer der Liebe, D. 465
36. Hinaus in's Freie!, Op. 79 No. 11
37. If doughty deeds
A. Sullivan
38. The Willow Song
A. Sullivan
39. Adam lay ybounden
40. Jeune fillette
arr. Weckerlin
List CAvailable In
1. Right as the Rain: from Bloomer Girl
Arlen & Harburg
2. Stormy Weather: from Cotton Club Parade of 1933
Arlen & Koehler
3. If you were the only girl in the world: from The Bing Boys Are Here
Ayer & Grey
4. The Birds' Lament: No. 1 from The Aviary
Richard Rodney Bennett
5. A little bit in love: from Wonderful Town
L. Bernstein, Comden & Green
6. The Trolley Song: from Meet Me in St Louis
Blane & Martin
7. Sunrise, sunset: from Fiddler on the Roof
Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick
8. Ain't misbehavin': from Ain't Misbehavin'
Brooks, 'Fats' Waller & Razaf
9. Sleepy Lagoon
E. Coates
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10. Love Walked In: from The Goldwyn Follies
G. & I. Gershwin
11. They all laughed: from Shall We Dance?
G. & I. Gershwin
12. The Policeman's Song 'When a felon's not engaged in his employment': from The Pirates of Penzance
Gilbert & Sullivan
13. When a merry maiden marries: from The Gondoliers
Gilbert & Sullivan
14. I won't send roses: from Mack and Mabel
J. Herman
15. Fear no more the heat o' the sun
Ian Higginson
16. Fly me to the moon (In Other Words)
B. Howard
17. Trade Winds: No. 2 from Three Salt-Water Ballads
18. I could have danced all night: from My Fair Lady
Lerner & Loewe
19. On the Street Where You Live: from My Fair Lady
Lerner & Loewe
20. Red Rosey Bush: No. 3 from Four Traditional American Songs
arr. Michael Moores
21. When she loved me: from Toy Story 2
Randy Newman
22. I Love Paris: from Can-Can
C. Porter
23. I have dreamed: from The King and I
Rodgers & Hammerstein
24. Johnny One Note: from Babes in Arms
Rodgers & Hart
25. Lover Come Back to Me: from The New Moon
Romberg & Hammerstein
26. From a Railway Carriage
27. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square: from New Faces
28. Sand in my eyes: from Salad Days
Julian Slade & Dorothy Reynolds
29. Linden Lea
Vaughan Williams
30. About a Quarter to Nine: from 42nd Street
Warren & Dubin
31. At Last
Warren & Gordon
32. My Ship: from Lady in the Dark
Weill & I. Gershwin
Unaccompanied traditional songAvailable In
Candidates are free to perform any song from any source, including this suggested publication:
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Sight-Singing Tests
2. Preparation for the Aural Tests