ABRSM Singing Grade 7, List C

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ART SONGS IN ENGLISH

1 arr. Rene Atkinson Bonny at Morn: No. 4 from Ma Bonny Lad (Five Traditional Songs from Northumbria).
E min (d’-e”): (Roberton 1508)

2 R. R. Bennett The Lark (Die Lerche): No. 5 from The Aviary.
C (e’-e”/g”): (Universal UE14168) (Eng/Ger)

3 arr. Britten Bonny at Morn.
E min (d’-e”): No. 4 from Britten Eight Folk Song Arrangements (1976) (medium) (Faber)

4 Britten A Cradle Song: No. 1 from A Charm of Lullabies, Op. 41.
(b♭-e”): (Boosey & Hawkes)

5 Rebecca Clarke Infant Joy.
(c#’-f”): The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)
(c#’-f”): Rebecca Clarke Song Album (medium-high) (Boosey & Hawkes)

6 Dring A Bay in Anglesey: No. 1 from Five Betjeman Songs.
(b-f”/g”): (Weinberger)

7 Dring Crabbed age and youth: No. 7 from Seven Shakespeare Songs.
F (f’-f”): (Thames TH978390)

8 Christopher Field House of Dreams: No. 10 from A Garland of Song.
C (b-d”/f”):(Recital Music RM910)

9 A. Gibbs The Fields are Full.
E♭min (d♭’-g♭”): publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)
E♭ min: A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 4 (Boosey & Hawkes))

10 A. Gibbs A Song of Shadows, Op. 9 No. 5.
E♭(e♭’-g♭”): publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)
E♭: A Century of English Song, Vol. 1: Ten Songs for Soprano (Thames TH978421)

11 Gurney Down by the salley gardens. (M)
A♭ (d♭’-f”): Gurney 20 Favourite Songs (OUP)
A♭ or F:
No. 17 from Everlasting Voices (medium-high or medium-low) (Peters EP72672a or EP72672b)

12 Head Foxgloves.
C (g’-g”) or A♭: publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes, C-major, A♭-major)

13 Head A Green Cornfield.
F (d’-f”): A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 3 (Boosey & Hawkes)

14 Head The Little Road to Bethlehem.
A♭ (e♭-A♭”) or F: publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)

15 Head The Ships of Arcady: No. 1 from Over the Rim of the Moon.
D (d’-g”) or B♭: Head Over the Rim of the Moon (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
B♭: The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

16 Head Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad.
F (c’-f”): A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 4 (Boosey & Hawkes))

17 arr. Howells The Brisk Young Widow: No. 2 from Two English Folksongs.
C (c’-e”): (medium)(Thames TH978588)

18 Howells Gavotte.
G (d’-g”): No. 1 from Sing Solo Soprano (OUP)

19 Howells O, my deir hert.
(b-e”): Songs for Countertenors, Vol. 3 (Thames TH978731)

20 M. R. Lang Irish Love Song, Op. 22.
F (c’-g”): First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Vol. 1 (high) (Hildegard)

21 Parry Proud Maisie.
F (d’-f”): No. 3 from Parry Seven Songs (high) (Stainer & Bell B525)

22 Poston Sweet Suffolk owl.
F (c’-f”): The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

23 Quilter It was a lover and his lass, Op. 23 No. 3.
A♭ (f’-a♭”) or E: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
G: Roger Quilter 18 Songs for Voice and Piano(high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)

24 Quilter Music, when soft voices die, Op. 25 No. 5.
A♭ (e♭’-f”) or G♭: Roger Quilter 18 Songs for Voice and Piano (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
A♭ or G♭: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)

25 Quilter My Lady Greensleeves (omitting repeat).
G min (d’-f”) or F min: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)

26 Quilter O mistress mine: No. 2 from Three Shakespeare Songs, Op. 6. (M)
G (d’-g”) or E♭: Quilter Three Shakespeare Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
G or E♭: Roger Quilter Collected Songs (high or low) (Boosey & Hawkes)
E♭: The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

27 Betty Roe The lass from the low countree: No. 4 from A Garland of Folksongs.
D min (d’-f”):(Thames TH978098)

28 Rubbra Rune of Hospitality, Op. 15.
(e♭’-d”): publ. separately (Lengnick AL 0866)

29 Somervell Young love lies sleeping: from Love in Spring-time.
B♭ (f’-g”): A Heritage of 20th-Century British Song, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)

30 Steele Farm Child.
E♭(d’-f”): No. 16 from Music by Douglas Steele, Vol. 2: Selected Songs (Forsyth FSD02)

31 Steele The snow falls.
A min (c’-d”): No. 14 from Music by Douglas Steele, Vol. 2: Selected Songs (Forsyth FSD02)

32 Steele Sweet cyder.
F (c’-f”): No. 12 from Music by Douglas Steele, Vol. 2: Selected Songs (Forsyth FSD02)

33 Strickland Dreamin’ time.
A♭(e♭’-a♭”): First Solos: Songs by Women Composers, Vol. 1 (high) (Hildegard)

34 Trad. Irish Danny Boy.
E♭(c’-g”), D or C: publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)

35 Vaughan Williams The Call: No. 4 from Five Mystical Songs.
E♭(e♭’-f”): vocal score (Stainer & Bell D52)
E♭: The Second Book of Tenor Solos (G. Schirmer GS82070)

36 Vaughan Williams Orpheus with his lute (1925 setting).
F (c’-e”): publ. separately (OUP)

37 Vaughan Williams Silent Noon.
G (e’-g”), F, E♭or D♭: publ. separately (Ashdown EA12636D (G-maj), EA12636C (F-maj), EA12636B (E♭-maj) or EA12636A (D♭-maj))
E♭: The First Book of Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Solos (G. Schirmer GS81174)

38 Vaughan Williams The sky above the roof.
C (c’-e”): publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)
C: The Boosey & Hawkes Song Collection, Vol. 2 (Boosey & Hawkes)
C: The First Book of Mezzo-Soprano/Alto Solos (G. Schirmer GS81174)
C: Songs for Countertenors, Vol. 3 (Thames TH978731)

39 Warlock My own country.
A♭(e♭’-g”) or F: publ. separately (OUP archive OSS29 or OSS548-Banks)
F: Warlock A Second Book of Songs (OUP archive OSS604-Banks)

40 Warlock Pretty Ring Time.
E♭(d’-f”/g”) or C: No. 21 fromEverlasting Voices(medium-high or medium-low) (Peters EP72672a or EP72672b)

41 Patricia Williams Love is a sickness.
E min (c’-e”): A Century of English Song, Vol. 10: Fourteen Songs for Medium/low Voice ((Association of English Singers & Speakers AESS010) )

 

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