Music for your Grade Exam

Board:Trinity College London
Syllabus:Singing 2013-2017
Grade:7

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

Group A: Opera, Operetta, Sacred and Oratorio
Group B: Song in English
Group C: German Lied
Group D: French Mélodie
Group E: Group E: Italian and other song

Group AAvailable In
1. Bist du bei mir (in German or English) (from Elisabeth Schumann Liederbuch or Sing Solo Sacred (in English)) {Eb; d'–ab" [Db] [Bb]}
J S Bach
2. Ave Maria (from Sing Solo Sacred) {F; c'–a" [D]}
J S Bach/Gounod
3. Quia respexit (end on first note of following chorus) (from Magnificat in D, BWV 243) {Bm; d'–f#"}
J S Bach
4. Barbarina's Remorse (L'Augellino Belverde) (from Songs & Arias for Soprano) {Cm; c'–bb''}
Dove
5. Pie Jesu (Requiem) (from Sacred Soprano Arias or Sing Solo Sacred) (high) {Bb; eb'–f"}
Fauré
6. He shall feed his flock (version 1) (with recit:?Then shall the eyes) (Messiah) {Bb; f'–g"}� 虌ã™nglish))ô¤ å™À��� [Db] [B ����/�����ŒÝ™ ¤¢Ý™����Wä™���Æ>~2! !™2™H!Š!Š2����
Handel
7. O had I Jubal’s lyre (Joshua) (from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 2 (high) or Sacred Soprano Arias) {A; d#'–f#"}
Handel
8. O that I on wings could rise (Theodora) {Em; d'–g"}
Handel
9. V’adoro, pupille (Guilio Cesare) (from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 3 (high) or vocal score) {F; f'–g"}
Handel
10. Lagrimas mías (El anillo de hierro) (from Zarzuela!) {Dm; f'–a"}
Marqués
11. Vedrai carino (Don Giovanni) (from Arias for Soprano or The Prima Donna’s Album) {C; g'–g"}
Mozart
12. Sorry her lot (HMS Pinafore) (from Gilbert and Sullivan for Singers) (Soprano) {F; f'–bb"}
Sullivan
13. Domine Deus (Gloria RV 589) (from Sing Solo Soprano or vocal score) {C; f'–f"}.
Vivaldi
14. Seguidilla: Pres de les remparts de Seville (Carmen) {Bm; b–f"} (from French Operatic Arias for Mezzo Soprano)
Bizet
15. Il segreto per esser felici (Lucrezia Borgia) (from Arias for Mezzo Soprano) {C; c'–f"}
Donizetti
16. Faites-lui mes aveux (Faust) (from French Operatic Arias for Mezzo-Soprano) {C; d'–g"}
Gounod
17. Father of heav’n (Judas Maccabæus) (from 45 Arias from Operas & Oratorios vol. 1 (low) {F; c'–e"}
Handel
18. Hence, Iris, hence away (Semele) (custom print vocal score) {Fm; bb–eb"}
Handel
19. Arnalta’s Lullaby (L’incoronazione di Poppea Act II Scene X) {C; b–a'}
Monteverdi
20. Chacun a son gout (Die Fledermaus) (from Operatic Anthology vol. II: Mezzo Soprano and Alto) {Db; c'–ab"}
J Strauss
21. Were I thy Bride (Yeoman of the Guard) (from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook) {Eb; bb–eb"}
Sullivan
22. Me voici dans son boudoir (Mignon) (from Operatic Anthology vol. II: Mezzo Soprano and Alto) {Eb; bb–f"}
Thomas
23. Gentle airs, melodious strains! (Athalia) (from The Oratorio Anthology: Tenor) {A; e–f#'}
Handel
24. Lay your doubts and fears aside (Semele) {A; e–a'}
Handel
25. Would you gain the tender creature? (Acis and Galatea) {G; f#–a'}
Handel
26. Now nature sinks beneath the weight (with recit: The noonday sun) (The Seasons) {E; B#–e'}
Haydn
27. Oh, is there not one maiden breast (Pirates of Penzance) (cutting chorus part and ending after cadenza ‘I’ll love you’) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Tenor) {Db; ab–bb'}
Sullivan
28. Wohlzutun und mitzuteilen (from Cantata no. 39: Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot BWV 39) {Dm; G–e'}
J S Bach
29. Leave me, loathsome light (Semele) (from Great Art Songs of Three Centuries (low)) {D; A–d'}
Handel
30. More sweet is that name (Semele) {D; A–d'} (custom print vocal score)
Handel
31. Hymne to God the Father {Gm; c#–f'}
Humphrey
32. Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen (Die Zauberflöte) (from Operatic Anthology vol. IV: Baritone) {F; B–d'}
Mozart
33. Ho capito, Signor, sì (Don Giovanni) (from Mozart Arie Scelte vol. IV or vocal score) {F; c–c'}
Mozart
34. In diesen heil’gen Hallen (Die Zauberflöte) (from Operatic Anthology vol. V: Bass) {E; F#–c'#}
Mozart
35. Non siate ritrosi (with recit: Le nostre pene) (Cosí fan tutte) {G; d–e'} (from Operatic Anthology vol. IV: Baritone)
Mozart
36. Fair moon to thee (HMS Pinafore) (from Gilbert and Sullivan for Singers — Baritone/Bass) {D; c–f'(a')}
Sullivan
37. Stormy Weather (from The Definitive Jazz Collection or All Woman: Blues) {Ab; db'–eb" [G]}
Arlen
38. Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me (from 100 Years of Popular Music: 40s vol. 2) {Ab; db–eb" [G]}
Ellington
39. Fascinatin’ Rhythm (Lady, be Good!) {Eb; eb'–f"} or (I’ll build a) Stairway to Paradise (George White’s Scandals of 1922) {C; c'–f"} or Nice Work If You Can Get It
Gershwin
40. The Little Things You Do Together (Company) (from All Sondheim vol. 1) {C; a–d}
Sondheim
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41. What More Do I Need? (Marry Me a Little) (from All Sondheim vol. 2) {Eb; bb–eb"}
Sondheim
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42. It never was you (Knickerbocker Holiday) {F; c'–f"(a")} (from Kurt Weill Songs: A Centennial Anthology vol. 1)
Weill
43. I had Myself a True Love (St Louis Woman) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Mezzo Soprano) {Bb; f–c"}
Arlen
44. Will He Like Me? (She Loves Me) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2) (Soprano) {G; b–f#"}
Bock
45. Maybe This Time (Cabaret) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Mezzo Soprano) {G; e–c"}
Kander
46. Roxie (from Chicago The Musical: Vocal Selections) {C; c'–eb"}
Kander
47. Take Back your Mink (Guys and Dolls) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 1) (Mezzo Soprano) {Bb; bb–c"}
Loesser
48. Show me (My Fair Lady) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 1) (Soprano) {G; d'–g"}
Loewe
49. Think of Meryl Streep (Fame) from Vocal Selections Fame
Margoshes
50. Another Hundred People (Company) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2 (Mezzo Soprano) {C; c'–eb"}
Sondheim
51. One More Kiss (Follies) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 1) (Soprano) {Db; d'–a"}
Sondheim
52. Take Me to the World (Evening Primrose) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2) (Soprano) {Bb; bb–eb"}
Sondheim
53. The Girls of Summer (Marry Me a Little) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Soprano) {E; b–e"}
Sondheim
54. Uptown, Downtown (Follies) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Mezzo Soprano) {Am; g–b'}
Sondheim
55. Popular (Wicked) (from from Vocal Selections Wicked)
Schwartz
56. Youkali (from Kurt Weill Songs: A Centennial Anthology vol. 2) {F; c'–g"}
Weill
57. In His Eyes (Jekyll and Hyde) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Soprano) {Bb; bb–f"}.
Wildhorn
58. The Mason (Working) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Tenor) {F; Bb–g'}
Carnelia
59. Funny (City of Angels) {Am; A–e'} or Hey there Good Times (I Love my Wife) (cut duet section) {Bb; Bb–f'} (from Cy Coleman Broadway Showstoppers)
Coleman
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60. Mr Cellophane (Chicago) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Tenor) {A; c#–g'}
Kander
61. Music of the Night (The Phantom of the Opera) (from The Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthology) {Db; Ab–ab'}
Lloyd Webber
62. If I Can’t Love Her (Beauty and the Beast) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3) (Baritone/Bass) or Contemporary Disney) {C; B–f'}
Menken
63. Bring Him Home (Les Misérables) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2) (Tenor) {A; e–a’} (N.B. Must be sung in A)
Schönberg
64. Empty Chairs at Empty Tables (Les Misérables) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2) (Baritone/Bass) {A–g'}
Schönberg
65. Stars (Les Misérables) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2) (Baritone/Bass) {E; B–e'}
Schönberg
66. In Pursuit of Excellence (Children of Eden) (from Children of Eden: Vocal Selections) {Am; G–f#'}
Schwartz
67. Good Thing Going (Merrily we Roll Along) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2) (Baritone/Bass) or The Smash Broadway Collection) {F; c–f'}
Sondheim
68. Johanna (Sweeney Todd) (from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 1) (Tenor) {Eb; c–eb'}
Sondheim
69. Where’s the Girl? (from The Scarlet Pimpernel vocal selections, Broadway Edition) {Abm; Bb–eb'}
Wildhorn
Group BAvailable In
1. Silver {F#m; c#'–f#"}
Armstrong Gibbs
2. The Fields are Full (from A Heritage of 20th Century British Song vol. 4) {Ebm; db'–gb"}
Armstrong Gibbs
3. The Crucifixion (The Hermit Songs) (from Collected Songs) {d'–f"}
Barber
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4. (F) By Thy Banks Gentle Stour (from Sing Solo Soprano) {Db; db'–ab"}
Boyce
5. Tit for Tat (from Tit for Tat) {Am; b–e"}
Britten
6. The Homeward Way {Ab; eb'–f"}
Delius
7. Twilight Fancies (from 19 Songs) {Bm; d'–f#" [Gm]}
Delius
8. Sorrow, Sorrow, Stay (from English Lute Songs book 2) {Fm; c'–c"}
Dowland
9. (F) Business Girls (from Five Betjeman Songs) {D; d'–f#"}
Dring
10. The Enchantment (from Six Songs) {Gm; d'–g"}
Dring
11. Crabbed Age and Youth (from Seven Shakespeare Songs) {F; f'–f"}
Dring
12. Come Away, Death {D; a#–d"} or It was a Lover and his Lass {E; a–e"} (from Let us Garlands Bring)
Finzi
13. Ill Wind (from The Songs of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann) {Eb; g(eb)–d'}
Flanders & Swann
14. (M) Droop Not Young Lover {Am; G–e'} or (M) Love That’s True (from New Imperial Edition of Bass Songs) {C; B(G)–d'}
Handel
15. (F) Sea Wrack (from New Imperial Edition of Contralto Songs) {Bb; bb–eb"}
Harty
16. (F) The Hag (from The Junior Recitalist book 2: Mezzo Soprano/Contralto) {Dm; a–f"}
Hatton
17. A Green Cornfield {F; d'–f"} or A Piper {Fm; eb–g"} or (F) Foxgloves {C; g'–g"} (from Song Album 1: Songs of the Countryside)
Head
18. Money, O {Gm; bb(g)–d"}
Head
19. Ships of Arcady (from Over the Rim of the Moon) {D; d’–g"}
Head
20. The Sergeant’s Song {Am; a–e" [Gm]}
Holst
21. Gavotte (from A Century of English Song vol. 1 (Soprano) or Sing Solo Soprano) {G; d'–g"}
Howells
22. Sea Fever (from Eleven Songs or Complete Songs vol. 2) {Em; b–d"}
Ireland
23. (F) Mother I will have a Husband (from A Century of English Song vol. 4 ) (medium/low) {G; d'–e"}
Jacob
24. (M) Love’s Secret {Gm; d'–g"}
Keats
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25. Plucking the Rushes {Dm; g'–f"}
Keats
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26. (M) She Walks In Beauty (from Love's Philosophy) {G; d'–d"}
L'Estrange
27. (M) Once the Strength (from Sings Harry) {Gm; Bb–c'}
D Lilburn
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28. Ophelia’s song {Cm; eb'–g"}
Maconchy
29. Oh could I but express in song {C#m; b–e"(g")}
Malashkin
30. (M) O Fair Enough are Sky and Plain (from The Chester Books of Celebrated Songs book 2) {Gm; db'–eb")
Moeran
31. (F) Dirge in Woods (from The Junior Recitalist book 2: Mezzo Soprano/Contralto) {G; g–e"}
Parry
32. (F) My Heart is like a Singing Bird (from Seven Songs for High Voice) {F; c'–a"}
Parry
33. An Evening Hymn (Harmonia Sacra Z193) {G; d'–g" [Eb]} or Hark, how all things (The Fairy Queen Z629) {G; d'–f" [E]} or If Music be the Food of Love (first version: Z379A) {Gm; d'–g" [Ebm]} or Music fo
Purcell
34. Blow, blow thou winter wind (from 3 Shakespeare Songs op. 6) {Em; e'–g" [Cm]}
Quilter
35. Fair House of Joy (from 7 Elizabethan Lyrics op. 12) {Db; f'–ab" [Bb]}
Quilter
36. Stop all the Clocks (from Seven Songs) {D; a–g"}
Roe
37. Hymn to the Virgin {Am; d'–g"}
Rubbra
38. Love Song {Am; e'–a"}
Stove
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39. Death and the Lady (from the Chester Book of Celebrated Songs 2) {D;b-d''}
Trad. arr. Holloway
40. The Bird’s Song (from Pilgrim’s Progress) {Eb; db'–f"}
Vaughan Williams
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41. Bethlehem Down {Dm; c#'–eb"}
Warlock
42. (M) Captain Stratton’s Fancy (from Songs 1920–1922: Warlock Society vol. 3) or Thirteen songs for high voice) {F; c'–f"}
Warlock
43. The Countryman (from Warlock Songs) {F; c'–f"}
Warlock
44. The Lover’s Maze (from Songs 1927–1928: Warlock Society vol. 7 or A First Book of Songs) {Fm; eb'–f"}
Warlock
45. no. 1, 2 or 4 of Four Epigrams
Yates
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Group CAvailable In
1. Feldeinsamkeit op.86 no. 2 {Ab; d'–gb" [G] [F]} or (M) Minnelied op. 71 no. 5 {D; e–g'(a') [C] [Bb]} or Nachtigall op. 97 no. 1 {Fm (db'–a") [Dm] [Cm]} or Ständchen (‘Der Mond steht’) op. 106 no. 1 {G
Brahms
2. Nacht Wanderer (from The Gateway to German Lieder) {F; c'–f'' [Eb]}
F Mendelssohn-Hensel
3. Ave Maria (Ellen’s dritter Gesang) D 839 (in German, not Latin) {Bb; f'–f" [Ab] [G]} or (M) Das Fischermädchen (Schwanengesang D 957) {Ab; c–gb' [G] [F]} or Frühlingsglaube D 686 op. 20 no. 2 {Ab; eb'
Schubert
4. Röselein, Röselein op. 89 no. 6 (from Lieder vol. 3) {A; f#'–f#" [G]}
Schumann
5. All mein Gedanken op. 21 no. 1 (from Lieder vol. 2 or Elisabeth Schumann Liederbuch) {E; c#'–g#" [D] [C]}
Strauss
6. Das Verlassene Mägdlein (Mörike Lieder no. 7) (from Gateway to German Lieder) {Am; e'–f" [Gm]}
Wolf
7. Der Gärtner (Mörike Lieder no. 17) {D; a'–g" [C]} or Nun wandre Maria (no. 3 of Spanisch Liederbuch 1) {Em; g'–f#" [Cm]} (from Ausgewählte Lieder)
Wolf
8. (F) Ein Stündlein wohl vor Tag (Mörike Lieder no. 3) (from Mörike Lieder vol. 1) {B; ab'–g" [Ab]}
Wolf
Group DAvailable In
1. Romance: l’âme évaporée (from Songs of Claude Debussy vol. II: medium voice) {D; d'–g#"}
Debussy
2. Au cimitière (from 50 Songs for high (or medium/low) voice) {Em (e'–g") [Cm]} or Clair de lune (from 50 Songs for high (or medium/low) voice) {Cm; g'–g" [Am]} or Mandoline (Cinq mélodies ‘de Venise’)
Fauré
3. Clair de lune (from The Language of Song vol. 2) {Cm; [Gm]}
Fauré
4. (F) l’incrédule (from Melodies vol. 1) {A; c#'–f#"}
Hahn
5. Fleurs (from The Art of French Song vol. 2) {Db; db'–f" [Db]}
Poulenc
6. (F) Les chemins de l’amour {Db; c#'–gb"(eb")}
Poulenc
7. Le disparu {b–f#"}
Poulenc
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8. Chanson triste (from The Art of French Song vol. 2) {F; e'–f" [C#]}
Saint-Saëns
9. Je te veux {C; d'–g"}
Satie
10. Gai Lon La arr. Hopkins (from Five French Folksongs) {Eb; eb'–eb"}
Trad.
Group EAvailable In
1. Vaga luna (from 15 Composizioni da Camera {Ab; c'–eb"} or The Language of Song vol. 2 {Bb; [Ab]} )
Bellini
2. Per la gloria d’adorarvi (ornaments must be included, either those published or candidate’s own) (from 26 Italian Songs and Arias) {F; d'–f" [D]}
Bononcini
3. (M) Pupille nere (in Italian only) (from New Imperial Edition of Bass Songs) {F; c–d'}
Buononcini
4. La conocchia (Nuits d'été à Pausilippe) (from The Language of Song - Advanced High (Faber) or Composizioni Da Camera Vol.1 (Ricordi)) {D; c#'–f#" (a'')}
Donizetti
5. Oh, Lord, Have Mercy and Turn Thou Thy Face to Me {Cm; f'–f" [Abm]} or Oh, my Shepherd is the Lord {E; e'–f#" [B]} (from Biblical Songs op. 99)
Dvorak
6. (M) Cessa d’esser amante (from Three Cantatas) {Dm; G–d'}
Legrenzi
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7. (F) Lasciatemi morire (from 26 Italian Songs and Arias) {Fm; f'–f" [Dm]}
Monteverdi
8. Le Violette (from 26 Italian Songs and Arias) {A; e'–f#" [F]}
Scarlatti
9. Verirrt op. 17 no. 4 (in Finnish, German or English) (from 15 Selected Songs) {F; c–eb'}
Sibelius
10. (M) Region sempre addita (from Arie Antiche vol. 2) {A; d–g'}
Stradella
11. None but the lonely heart op. 6 no. 6 (in Russian or English) (from Songs vol. 1 (high) or vol. 2 (low) {Eb; d'–g" [C]}
Tchaikovsky
12. Tu passaste por este jardim {F; a–e"}
Villa-Lobos
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