ABRSM Singing Grade 6, List C

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ART SONGS IN ENGLISH

1 S. Barber The Daisies, Op. 2 No. 1.
F (c’-f”): Barber 65 Songs (high or medium/low) (G. Schirmer HL50490044 or HL50490045)
F: The First Book of Tenor Solos (G. Schirmer GS81175)
F or D: 15 American Art Songs (high or low) (G. Schirmer GS82645 or GS82607)

2 R. R. Bennett The Owl (Die Eule): No. 2 from The Aviary.
(e#9837;’-f”): (Universal UE14168) (Eng/Ger)

3 Britten The Birds.
E (b -e”): publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)
E: The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

4 Britten How sweet the answer (The Wren).
B (f#’-f#”): No. 3 from Britten Folksong Arrangements, Vol. 4: Moore’s Irish Melodies (Boosey & Hawkes)
B or G: Britten Complete Folksong Arrangements (high or medium/low) (Boosey & Hawkes)

5 Britten When you’re feeling like expressing your affection.
F (c’-f”) or E: No. 2 from Britten The Red Cockatoo and Other Songs (high or medium/low) (Faber)

6 Rebecca Clarke Down by the salley gardens. (M)
G min (f’-g”) or E min: Art Song in English (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
E min: 20th-Century Easy Song Collection (Boosey & Hawkes)
E min: Rebecca Clarke Song Album (medium-high) (Boosey & Hawkes)

7 arr. Copland At the River: No. 4 from Old American Songs, Second Set.
F (f’-f”), E#9837; or D#9837;: Copland Old American Songs, Complete (high, medium/original or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
F or D#9837;: Art Song in English (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)

8 arr. Copland The Little Horses: No. 1 from Old American Songs, Second Set.
(d’-g”), (b-e”) or (a – d”): Copland Old American Songs, (high, medium/original or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
(d’-g”) or (a-d”): Art Song in English (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
(b-e”):
publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)
(b-e”): The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

9 J. Duke Loveliest of trees.
A#9837; (d#’-f”) or F: 15 American Art Songs (high or low) (G. Schirmer GS82645 or GS82607)
F: The First Book of Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Solos (G. Schirmer GS81174)

10 Christopher Field He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven: No. 6 from A Garland of Song.
F (c’- d”): (Recital Music RM910)

11 A. Gibbs Nod, Op. 10 No. 2.
D (d’-f#”): Celebrated Songs, Book 1 (Chester CH55317)
D: A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 3 (Boosey & Hawkes)

12 A. Gibbs Silver, Op. 30 No. 2.
F# min (c#’-f#”) or E min: publ. separately (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
F# min: A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 4 (Boosey & Hawkes)

13 Head Star Candles.
D min (c’-f”): publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)

14 Holst The Heart Worships.
E min (c’- e”) or D min: publ. separately (Stainer & Bell SS24 or H184)

15 A. Hopkins A Melancholy Song. (F)
D (d’-f#”): publ. separately (Chester CH04044)
D: A Century of English Song, Vol. 1: Ten Songs for Soprano (Thames TH978421)

16 Howells The Widow Bird.
E min (e’-e”): The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

17 Ireland Her Song.
(e’-f#”), (d’-e”) or (c’-d”): publ. separately (Cramer in F-maj, in G-maj)
(c’-d”): Ireland The Complete Works for Voice & Piano, Vol. 3 (Stainer & Bell B598)

18 Keen, arr. Jay Althouse Homeward Bound.
F (c’-f”), E#9837; or D: Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 1 (high, medium-high or medium-low) (Alfred21836, Alfred4952 or Alfred4953)

19 Alexander L’Estrange Love’s Philosophy: from Love’s Philosophy.
D (b- d”): (Faber)

20 Alexander L’Estrange Now sleeps the crimson petal: from Love’s Philosophy.
A#9837; (c’-e#9837;”): (Faber)

21 Jenny McLeod I have no name.
(d’-f”): publ. separately (SOUNZ)

22 Clive Pollard Pot and Kettle.
D (c#’-d”): A Century of English Song, Vol. 10: Fourteen Songs for Medium/low Voice (Association of English Singers & Speakers AESS010)

23 Quilter Dream Valley, Op. 20 No. 1.
G#9837; (e#9837;’-g#9837;”) or D: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
F or D: Roger Quilter 18 Songs for Voice and Piano (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
E or C: No. 16 from Everlasting Voices (medium-high or medium-low) (Peters EP72672a or EP72672b)

24 Quilter Fair House of Joy, Op. 12 No. 7.
D#9837; (f’-a#9837;”) or B#9837;: publ. separately (D-flat, A-flat, B-flat, Boosey & Hawkes)
D#9837; or B#9837;: Roger Quilter Collected Songs(high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
D#9837;: The Second Book of Tenor Solos (G. Schirmer GS82070)
D#9837;: A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 4 (Boosey & Hawkes)

25 Quilter How should I your true love know?, Op. 30 No. 3.
B min (f#’-f#”) or G min: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
A#9837; min or G min: Art Song in English (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
#9837; min: A Century of English Song, Vol. 1: Ten Songs for Soprano (Thames TH978421))

26 arr. Quilter Over the mountains.
A (e’-e”/a”) or G: publ. separately (In G, In A, Boosey & Hawkes)
G or F: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low)(Boosey & Hawkes)

27 Rich American Lullaby.
F (c’-f”) or D: 15 American Art Songs (high or low) (G. Schirmer GS82645 or GS82607)
D: The First Book of Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Solos (G. Schirmer GS81174)

28 Ned Rorem Early in the Morning.
A#9837; (d’-f”): Ned Rorem 14 Songs on American Poetry (Peters EP66583)

29 arr. John Rutter The Sprig of Thyme: No. 3 from Three Folk-Songs for Upper Voices.(F)
G (d’-e”): (OUP)

30 Steele O mistress mine (2nd setting). (M)
F (c’-d”): No. 8 from Music by Douglas Steele, Vol. 2: Selected Songs (Forsyth FSD02)

31 Thiman Madonna and Child (A Carol).
F (e’-f”): Thiman 13 Songs (Stainer & Bell B665)

32 Walton Under the greenwood tree.
G min (d’-g”): Walton A Song Album (OUP)

33 Warlock Balulalow (A Cradle-song).
E#9837; (e#9837;’-f”) or C: No. 2 from Sing Solo Christmas (high or low) (OUP)

34 Warlock Chopcherry.
A (e’-e”): Celebrated Songs, Book 2 (Chester CH55318)

35 Warlock The First Mercy (Premiere merci).
(f’-f”): publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes) (Eng/Fr)
(f’-f”): Warlock Songs (Boosey & Hawkes) (Eng)
(f’-f”): Christmas Song Album, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes) (Eng/Fr)

36 arr. G. Williams The Loom.
G min (b#9837;-e#9837;”): publ. separately (OUP archive OSS637-Banks)
G min: No. 5 from Sing Solo Soprano (OUP)

37 M. Williamson Sweet and Low: No. 4 from Six English Lyrics.
E#9837; (d#9837;’-d”): (Weinberger)

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