Music for your Grade Exam

Syllabus:Singing from 2018

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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 current syllabus and the Exam Information & Regulations.

Songs (please select one from each list)


List AAvailable In
1. Shenandoah
arr. Jay Althouse
2. Star vicino
Anon. Italian
3. Nina
Anon. Italian (attrib. Pergolesi)
4. Where the bee sucks
T. A. Arne
5. The water is wide
arr. Alan Bullard
6. Be thou my vision
Bob Chilcott
7. The Lord's my Shepherd
Bob Chilcott
8. Panis angelicus
9. Dove sei?: from Rodelinda, HWV 19
10. Where'er you walk: from Semele, HWV 58
11. The water is wide
arr. Mark Hayes
12. O can ye sew cushions?
arr. Holloway
13. Abide with me
Monk & Lyte
14. It was a lover and his lass
T. Morley
15. L'ho perduta, me meschina!: from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
16. Fairest isle (Venus's Song): from King Arthur, Z. 628
17. I attempt from love's sickness to fly: from The Indian Queen, Z. 630
18. A Gaelic Blessing
John Rutter
19. O can ye sew cushions?: No. 2 from Three Folk-Songs for Upper Voices
arr. John Rutter
20. Le Violette (Rugiadose, odorose): from Il Pirro e Demetrio
A. Scarlatti
21. Go 'way from my window
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram
22. He's gone away
arr. Ruth Elaine Schram
23. Vieni, vieni o mio diletto
List BAvailable In
1. Vor hinsti dagur
Jón Ásgeirsson
2. Mailied (Maigesang), Op. 52 No. 4
3. The Birds' Lament: No. 1 from The Aviary
R. R. Bennett
4. Hébé Op. 2 No. 6
5. Simple Gifts: No. 4 from Old American Songs, First Set
arr. Copland
6. The Cloths of Heaven, Op. 30 No. 3
7. Jsem jako lípa košatá, Op. 31 No. 3
8. Sweet Suffolk owl
9. Fall, leaves, fall: No. 8 from A Garland of Song
Christopher Field
10. Boy Johnny, Op. 1 No. 10
11. Jeg elsker Dig, Op. 5 No. 3
12. Fear no more the heat o' the sun
Ian Higginson
13. Girl's Song, Op. 22 No. 4
14. Spring Sorrow
15. Mamma ætlar að sofna
16. Trade Winds: No. 2 from Three Salt-Water Ballads
17. She walks in beauty: from Love's Philosophy
Alexander L'Estrange
18. Windy Weather: No. 8 from Serendipity Solos
Lin Marsh
19. The Early Morning
20. The Fuchsia Tree, Op. 25 No. 2
21. Mariä Wiegenlied, Op. 76 No. 52
22. Una palomita blanca: No. 3 from Doce canciones españolas
23. Star Carol
John Rutter
24. An Sylvia, Op. 106 No. 4, D. 891
25. Lachen und Weinen, Op. 59 No. 4, D. 777
26. Trauer der Liebe, D. 465
27. Linden Lea
Vaughan Williams
28. Adam lay ybounden
29. Jeune fillette
arr. Weckerlin
30. A Brown Bird Singing
Haydn Wood
List CAvailable In
1. Slipping through my fingers: from Mamma Mia!
Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
2. Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin' All the Time): 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. A little bit in love: from Wonderful Town
L. Bernstein, Comden & Green
5. The Trolley Song: from Meet Me in St Louis
Blane & Martin
6. Sunrise, sunset: from Fiddler on the Roof
Bock & Harnick
7. Ain't misbehavin': from Ain't Misbehavin'
Brooks, 'Fats' Waller & Razaf
8. Alone in the Universe: from Seussical the Musical
Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens
9. Leaning on a lamp-post: from Me and My Girl
N. Gay
10. I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise: from George White's Scandals of 1922
G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin & DeSylva
11. Love Walked In: from The Goldwyn Follies
G. & I. Gershwin
12. They can't take that away from me: from Shall We Dance?
G. & I. Gershwin
13. The flowers that bloom in the spring: from The Mikado
Gilbert & Sullivan
14. When a felon's not engaged in his employment (The Policeman's Song): from The Pirates of Penzance
Gilbert & Sullivan
15. When a merry maiden marries (Tessa's Song): from The Gondoliers
Gilbert & Sullivan
16. Fly me to the moon (In Other Words)
B. Howard
17. Cabaret: from Cabaret
Kander & Ebb
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. God Help the Outcasts: from The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz
21. When she loved me: from Toy Story 2
Randy Newman
22. I can give you the starlight: from The Dancing Years
I. Novello
23. Career Paths
Ben Parry
24. I Love Paris: from Can-Can
C. Porter
25. I have dreamed: from The King and I
Rodgers & Hammerstein
26. Lullaby of Birdland
Shearing & Weiss
27. A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square: from New Faces
28. Different: from Honk!
George Stiles & Anthony Drewe
29. My Ship: from Lady in the Dark
Weill & I. Gershwin
30. Once Upon a Dream: from Jekyll & Hyde
Frank Wildhorn & Leslie Bricusse
Unaccompanied traditional songAvailable In
1. Candidates are free to perform any song from any source, including this suggested publication
Also RecommendedAvailable In
1. Preparation for the Sight-Singing Tests
2. Preparation for the Aural Tests