The five-volume ABRSM Songbook series offers singers and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study. The series features: Over 100 art songs, drawn from Grades 1-5 of ABRSM's Singing syllabus; A massive range of repertoire from the Medieval to modern musicals - many in practical new editions; Irresistible new arrangements by Carol Barratt of 18 classic songs; A rich collection of 60 authentic unaccompanied traditional songs, sourced from around the world; English singing translations for every non-English-language song - many newly-commissionedl; Useful notes on the songs containing background information and performance suggestions; CDs of piano accompaniments to all the art songs, performed by Simon Lepper, as well as recordings of the text to every song, performed by native speakers.
A mi hazunk eleje [Trad.] ; A Cradle Song [Vaughan Williams] ; Black is the colour [Trad.] ; Bunclody [Trad.] ; A New Year Carol [Benjamin Britten] ; El galan incognito [Trad.] ; Greenland Whale Fishery [Trad.] ; A Smuggler's Song [Christopher Le Fleming] ; Mak Inang [Trad.] ; Mengjiang nu [Trad.] ; Blow, blow, thou winter wind [Thomas Arne] ; The Cage [Trad.] ; The Donside Emigrant's Farewell [Trad.] ; Clock-a-clay [Richard Rodney Bennett] ; The Wings of a Gull [Trad.] ; Tudora [Trad.] ; Consider yourself [Lionel Bart] ; Y deryn pur [Trad.] ; Die Waise [Robert Schumann] ; Down by the salley gardens (text by W.B. Yeats, set to the Air: The Maids of Mourne Shore) [Anon.] ; Fy nghalon [Trad.] ; I feel pretty [Leonard Bernstein] ; Long ago and far away [Jerome Kern] ; Long Time Ago [Anon.] ; Love quickly is pall'd [H. Purcell] ; Med en Primula veris [Edvard Grieg] ; O cessate di piagarmi from Il Pompeo [A. Scarlatti] ; One Hand, One Heart [Leonard Bernstein] ; Seligkeit [Franz Schubert] ; She's like the swallow [Trad.] ; Shiny [Cecil Cope] ; Silent Worship [Geor