Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Singing 2013-2017
Grade:4

Three songs are to be performed chosen from the groups below, to form a balanced programme. Instead of one item, candidates may offer their own composition.

Group A: Popular, Musical Theatre and Film
Group B: French mélodie, German Lied, Italian and other song
Group C: Pre 20th Century and Folk Song
Group D: 20th and 21st Century Song

Group AAvailable In
1. It’s Only a Paper Moon (standard version including verse must be sung) {G; d'–e"}
Arlen
2. Nellie Dean (from Great Songs of the 20th Century 1900–1950) {Bb; d'–eb"}
Armstrong
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3. (F) I Feel Pretty (from West Side Story — Vocal Selections) {F; c'–g"}
Bernstein
4. One Hand, One Heart (from West Side Story — Vocal Selections) {Eb; eb'–eb"}
Bernstein
5. Cry Me a River (from The Definitive Jazz Collection) {Eb; c'–d"}
Hamilton
6. The Way We Were (from The Essential Barbra Streisand) {A; a–d"}
Hamlisch
7. Can You Feel the Love Tonight? (The Lion King) (from The Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs or More Audition Songs for Kids) {Bb; eb'–f"}
John
8. (M) Old Devil Moon (Finian’s Rainbow) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2 (Tenor) or The Definitive Jazz Collection) {G; d–f' [F]}
Lane
9. Close Every Door (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) (from Whistle Down The Wind) {Fm; c'–f"}
Lloyd Webber
10. Whistle Down The Wind (Whistle Down The Wind) (from Whistle Down The Wind) {D; d'–d"}
Lloyd Webber
11. Colors of the Wind (Pocahontas) (from The Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs) {Bb; f–c"}
Menken
12. Les Poissons (The Little Mermaid) (from Over The Rainbow) {C; e'-d"}
Menken
13. Rainy Days and Mondays (from The Carpenters Greatest Hits) {G; d'–a"}
Nichols
14. We’ll Gather Lilacs (from Ivor Novello Song Album) {F; c'–f"}
Novello
15. (F) Hello Young Lovers (The King and I) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 1) (Soprano) {D; b–d"}
Rodgers
16. (F) Honey Bun (South Pacific) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Mezzo soprano) {Eb; bb–d"}
Rodgers
17. I Have Dreamed (The King and I) {Eb; bb–eb"} or We Kiss in a Shadow (The King and I) {F; c'–c"} (from Rodgers and Hammerstein Collection)
Rodgers
18. The Sound of Music (from The Sound of Music: Vocal Selections) {F; d'–d"}
Rodgers
19. Something Good (The Sound of Music) (from Over The Rainbow) {F; b-c"}
Rodgers
20. I Met You Like a Stranger (Destination London) (from Songs from the Shows vol. 4 (13 years and over)) {D; b–f#"}
Roe
21. Feed the Birds (with verse) (Mary Poppins) (from Over The Rainbow) {G; g–d"}
Sherman
22. Comedy Tonight (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) (from All Sondheim vol. 1) {G; a–e"(g")}
Sondheim
23. 42nd Street (from 42nd Street — Vocal Selections) {Em; e'–e"}
Warren
24. Unchained Melody (from An Old Fashioned Love Song) {G; a–d"}
Zaret
25. Silent Worship (Non lo diro col labbro) (Tolomeo) (from The Chester Books of Celebrated Songs book 1 {G; d'–e"} or The Language of Song vol. 1 {A; [F]} )
Handel arr. Somervell
26. (F) I’m Called Little Buttercup (HMS Pinafore) (from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook) {C; b–d"}
Sullivan
27. (M) On a Tree by the River (Tit-Willow) (The Mikado) (from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook) {Ab; c'–db"}
Sullivan
28. (M) When a Felon’s not Engaged (Policeman’s Song) (omitting chorus part) (Pirates of Penzance) (from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook) {F; F–c'}
Sullivan
Group BAvailable In
1. The Lark (from 50 Art Songs from the Modern Repertoire) {A; e'–f"}
Dvorák
2. Caro mio ben (from 26 Italian Songs and Arias or The Language of Song vol. 1) {Eb; d'–f" [C]}
Giordani
3. Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song) op. 13 no. 2 (from Gateway to German Lieder) {Ab; eb'–f" [F]}
Mendelssohn
4. Maienlied (May Song) op. 8 no. 7 (from Easy German Classic Songs) {G; d'–f#"}
Mendelssohn
5. Die Kleine Spinnerin (The Spinning Girl) K 531 (from 21 Songs) {C; e'–f"}
Mozart
6. Nel cor più non mi sento (from 26 Italian Songs and Arias {G; f#'–e" [Eb]} or The Language of Song vol. 1 {G; [E]} )
Paisiello
7. O cessate di piagarmi (from 26 Italian Songs and Arias) {Gm; f#'–f" [Em]}
Scarlatti
8. An die Laute D 905 (from The Chester Books of Celebrated Song book 1 {D; d'–f#"} or The Language of Song vol. 1 {D; [Bb]} )
Schubert
9. Lachen und Weinen D 777 (from Gateway to German Lieder {Ab; eb'–gb"} [F]}
Schubert
10. Minnelied (Holder klingt der Vogelsang) (Love Song) D 429 {Eb; d'–f"} or Tischlerlied (Song of the Cabinet Maker) D 274 (from Easy German Classic Songs) {C; c'–d"}
Schubert
11. An den Sonnenschein (To the sunshine) op. 36 no. 4 {E; c#'–f#" [F]}
Schumann
12. or Auf dem Rhein (On the Rhein) op. 51 no. 4 {F; c'–f" [F]} (from Vocal Album)
Schumann
13. or Volksliedchen (Love-thoughts) op. 51 no. 2 {G; f#'–g" [Eb]} (from Vocal Album)
Schumann
14. Schneeglöckchen (Snowdrops) op. 79 no. 27 (in English or German) (from Singer’s World book 2) {D; c#'–f#"}
Schumann
15. Jeunes fillettes {Am; g#–e"} or Maman, dites-moi {Dm; eb'–f#"} (from Bergerettes)
Weckerlin (arr.)
Group CAvailable In
1. (F) Willow Song (from 40 Songs from Elizabethan and Jacobean Song Books: Book 2b for low voice) {Dm; d'–d"}
Anon.
2. When Daisies Pied {F; c'–f"} or Where the Bee Sucks {F; c'–e"} (from Boosey and Hawkes Shakespeare Song Album)
Arne
3. (M) When to her Lute (from English Lute Songs book 1) {Em; b–d"}
Campian
4. Fine Knacks for Ladies (from English Lute songs book 2) {F; e'–f"}
Dowland
5. (M) Now I See thy Looks (from English Lute Songs book 1) {Em; b–d"}
Ford
6. Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair (from Songs of the Americas) {Eb; bb–eb"}
Foster
7. Morton Bay {E; b–e"}
O’Leary (arr.)
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8. I Will Walk with my Love (from Songs of Ireland arr. Hargest Jones) {Eb; bb–c"}
Trad.
9. Ah how pleasant (Z353) {C; g'–g" [A]} or Fairest Isle (King Arthur) Z628 {Ab; eb'–gb" [F]} (from 40 Songs)
Purcell
10. Lass of Richmond Hill (from Library of Folk Songs) {G; a–d"}
Trad.
11. Amazing Grace arr. Newton (from Making the Grade 4–5) {G; d'–d"}
Trad.
12. My Love is like a Red, Red Rose (from Folk Songs of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales) {A; a–e"}
Trad.
13. The Leprechaun arr. Hughes (from Irish Country Songs Highlights) {Am; d'–g"}
Trad.
14. Trottin’ to the Fair arr. Stanford {D; c#'–e"}
Trad.
15. Scarborough Fair (from Making the Grade 4–5) {D; c'–d"}
Trad.
16. The Lark in the Clear Air arr. Tate (from Singer’s World book 2) {G; d'–e"}
Trad.
Group DAvailable In
1. You Spotted Snakes {Dm; d'–f#"}
Armstrong Gibbs
2. Pretty Flower (from Singer’s World book 2) (alternative may be sung in bars 30–31) {Cm; c'–f"}
Bailey
3. My House (from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection) {F; c'–f"}
Bernstein
4. (F) Peter, Peter (from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection) {G; c'–g"}
Bernstein
5. Early One Morning (any 3 verses) {Eb; bb–eb"} or O Waly Waly (any 3 verses) {A; e'–e"} (from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection)
Britten (arr.)
6. The Little Nut Tree (from Eight Songs For High Voice and Piano) {D; f'–g"}
Bush
7. Mid Winter (candidates should sing the upper part of this 2-part song) {Eb; eb'–g"}
Chilcott
8. Shiny (from Two songs from The Wandering Moon) {C; c'–f"}
Cope
9. At the River (from Old American Songs book 2) {Eb; eb'–eb"}
Copland
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10. Sleep Little Babe (from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection) {Fm; c'–f"}
Field
11. The Lord is my Shepherd (Psalm 23) {F; c'–d"}
Goodall
12. (F) Girl’s Song (from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection) {G; d'–e"}
Howells
13. (F) My True Love hath my Heart (from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection) {Eb; eb'–eb"}
Keel
14. Psalm 23 {G; d'–g"}
Mawby
15. Johnny {D; d'–e"}
Noble
16. Song of the Bluebell Wood {Ab; cb'–eb"}
Roe
17. Dinah’s Song (from Australian Composers in Song) {Am; e'–e"}
E Rofe
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18. Carol of the Children {D; a–d"(e")}
Rutter
19. I Love All Graceful Things {G; d'–f"}
Thiman
20. The Man in the Moon {Eb; c'–f"}
Thiman
21. Nine Lives (from The Cat’s Whiskers) {b'–f"}
Thorne
22. The Turtle Dove {Bbm; db'–eb"}
Vaughan Williams (arr.)
23. Lullaby (from Warlock Songs) {F; a(b)–d"}
Warlock
24. Sweet and Low (from Six English Lyrics) {Eb; db'–d"}
Williamson
Also RecommendedAvailable In
Aural Tests Book 1 Initial - Grade 5
Sound at Sight Singing Book 2 Grades 3-5
The Language of Folk