ABRSM Singing Grade 8, List E

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1 Bellini Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni (Andante cantabile section only): from La sonnambula.
A♭ (G-e♭’):
publ. separately (Ricordi NR 05446200) (Ital)
A♭: Arias for Bass (G. Schirmer GS81101) (Ital)

2 L. Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim Maria: from West Side Story. (M)
(a♭-f#”):
publ. separately (Boosey & Hawkes)
(a♭-g”):
vocal selections (new edition) (Boosey & Hawkes)

3 L. Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim Something’s coming: from West Side Story.
(d’-f”):
vocal selections (new edition) (Boosey & Hawkes)

4 Britten Flora’s Aria ‘Go to sleep, my dolly dear’: from The Turn of the Screw, Op. 54. (F)
(f#’-g”): Britten Opera Arias, Soprano Book 2 (Boosey & Hawkes) (Eng/Ger)

5 G. & I. Gershwin By Strauss: from The Show is On.
F (c’-f”): The Best of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin (Faber)
F: The Great Songs of Gershwin (Alfred SF0147)
F: George Gershwin: The Definitive Songbook (Faber)

6 G. & I. Gershwin Someone to watch over me: from Oh, Kay!
E♭ (e♭’-f”): The Best of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin (omitting verse 2) (Faber)
E♭: The Great Songs of Gershwin (Alfred SF0147)
E♭: George Gershwin: The Definitive Songbook (Faber)
C: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 3 (Hal Leonard-Faber)

7 G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin & Heyward It ain’t necessarily so: from Porgy and Bess.
G min (d-g’): song album (Alfred VF1910)
G min: The Best of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin (Faber)
G min: The Great Songs of Gershwin (Alfred SF0147)

8 Gilbert & Sullivan Oh, Goddess Wise (Princess’s Song): from Princess Ida.
E♭ (f’-b♭”): Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers – Soprano (Hal Leonard HL00740214)
E♭: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 3 Hal Leonard-Faber)
E♭: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (high) (Peters EP 71771)

9 Gilbert & Sullivan Poor wand’ring one (Mabel’s Song): from The Pirates of Penzance.
A♭ (e♭’-b♭”/d♭'”): Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers – Soprano (Hal Leonard HL00740214)
A♭: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 2 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber – book only, book with audio access )

10 Gilbert & Sullivan Silver’d is the raven hair (including Recit: Sad is that woman’s lot) (Jane’s Song): from Patience.
E♭ (g-e♭”): Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers – Mezzo-Soprano (Hal Leonard HL00740215)
E♭: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (medium) (Peters EP 71772)

11 Gilbert & Sullivan Sorry her lot who loves too well (Josephine’s Song): from HMS Pinafore.
F min/F (e’-b♭”): Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers – Soprano (Hal Leonard HL00740214)

12 Gilbert & Sullivan Take a pair of sparkling eyes (Marco’s Song): from The Gondoliers.
G♭ (g♭’-a♭”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Tenor Vol. 3 (Hal Leonard-Faber)
G♭: Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers – Tenor (Hal Leonard HL00740216)
G♭: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (high) (Peters EP 71771)

13 Gilbert & Sullivan A tenor, all singers above (Captain Fitzbattleaxe’s Song) (observing repeat): from Utopia, Limited.
A♭/F (e♭’-a♭”): Gilbert & Sullivan for Singers – Tenor (Hal Leonard HL00740216)

14 Gluck O del mio dolce ardor (O blissful cause of ardour/Oh you, my heart’s desire): from Paride ed Elena.
G min (d’-a”), E min or D min: The Language of Song: Advanced (high, medium or low) (Faber) (Ital)
G min or D min: A Selection of Italian Arias 1600-1800, Vol. 1 (high or low)(ABRSM) (Ital/Eng)
F min or D min:
No. 27 from 30 Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th & 18th Centuries (medium-high or medium-low) (Peters EP7743a or EP7743b) (Ital/Eng)

15 Handel Cara sposa, amante cara: from Rinaldo, HWV 7a.
F# min (c#’- f#”) or D min: Handel 45 Arias from Operas and Oratorios, Vol. 1 (high or low) (IMC1693 or IMC1694) (Ital)
E min: Handel Aria Album: Male Roles for High Voice (Barenreiter BA 4296) (Ital)

16 Humperdinck Der kleine Taumann heiss ich (Dew-Fairy’s Song) (ending b. 48): from Hansel und Gretel.
D (e’-a”): P. 117
from vocal score (new edition) (Schott ED 8029) (Ger/Eng)
D:
P. 101 from vocal score (Dover 0486438260) (Eng)

17 Kern & Hammerstein Can’t help lovin’ dat man: from Show Boat. (F)
E♭ (b♭-f”/g♭”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, with audio access)
E♭ (b♭-f”):
No. 5 from vocal score (ending p. 72) (Wise AM79948)

18 Kern & Hammerstein Ol’ man river: from Show Boat.
E♭ (b♭-g”): The Definitive Jazz Collection (2nd edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber)
E♭: The Essential Jerome Kern Song Book (Wise AM81506)
C (G-e’):
No. 3 from vocal score (Wise AM79948)

19 Lehar Vilja (omitting repeat): from Die lustige Witwe.
G (d’-g”/b”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 2 (revised edition) (starting at Allegretto) (Hal Leonard-Faber – book only, book with audio access ) (Ger/Eng)
G: Lehar Songs from The Merry Widow (English version by Jeremy Sams) (Glocken-Verlag) (Eng/Ger)
G: Lehar Songs from The Merry Widow (English version by Christopher Hassall) (Glocken-Verlag)(Eng/Ger)

20 Andrew Lloyd Webber & David Zippel Evermore Without You: from The Woman in White.
(b♭-a”): vocal selections (Really Useful Group)
(b♭-a”): The Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthology (revised edition) (Hal Leonard HL00359075)
(a-a♭”):
publ. separately (Really Useful Group)

21 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Glenn Slater Love never dies: from Love Never Dies.
B♭ (b♭-b♭”): The Andrew Lloyd Webber Anthology (revised edition) (Hal Leonard HL00359075)

22 Loesser Adelaide’s Lament: from Guys and Dolls. (F)
(a♭-d”):
No. 8 from vocal score (MPL AM70079)
(a♭-d”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Mezzo-Soprano/Belter Vol. 2 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)
(g -c”/d”):
vocal selections (MPL AM70061)
(g -c”): Musical Theatre Collection for Young Women Singers (Hal Leonard HLE90001476)

23 Loesser I’ll know (this version only): from Guys and Dolls. (F)
A (e’-g#”/a”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 2 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber – book only, book with audio access )

24 Loesser Sit down, you’re rockin’ the boat: from Guys & Dolls.
F (f’-b♭”):
No. 28 from vocal score (Nicely’s part) (MPL AM70079)
F: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Tenor Vol. 2 (Hal Leonard-Faber)
C: vocal selections(MPL AM70061)

25 Lotti Pur dicesti, o bocca bella (When your lips/Gently murmur/You have spoken): from Arminio.
G (g’-a”) or C: A Selection of Italian Arias 1600-1800, Vol. 2 (high or low) (ABRSM) (Ital/Eng)
E (e’-f#”/g#”), D or C: The Language of Song: Advanced (high, medium or low) (Faber) (Ital)
E (e’-f#”) or C:
No. 12 from 26 Italian Songs and Arias (medium-high or medium-low) (Alfred 3402 or Alfred 3403) (Ital/Eng)
E or C: No. 16 from 30 Italian Songs and Arias of the 17th & 18th Centuries (medium-high or medium-low) (Peters EP7743a or EP7743b) (Ital/Eng)

26 Massenet Va! laisse couler mes larmes (No, let all my tears continue): from Werther.
D-min (c’-f”): Operatic Anthology, Vol. 2: Mezzo-Soprano and Alto (G. Schirmer GS32584) (Fr/Eng)

27 Alan Menken & Tim Rice If I can’t love her: from Beauty and the Beast. (M)
(b-f”):
vocal selections (Hal Leonard HLD00312511)
(b-f”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Baritone/Bass Vol. 3 (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

28 Menotti Don’t cry, Mother dear (upper part at end): from Amahl and the Night Visitors.
F (e’-a”):
Fig. 18-24 from vocal score (G. Schirmer GS33779)

29 Mozart Dalla sua pace (Shine, lights of heaven/All that can please her/On her contentment): from Don Giovanni, K. 527. (M)
G (d’-g”):
No. 10b from vocal score (G. Schirmer GS33818) (Ital/Eng)
G: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (high) (Peters EP 71771) (Ital/Eng)
G: Italian Songs & Arias (Mel Bay MLB95480) (Ital/Eng)

30 Mozart O Isis und Osiris (O mighty Isis and Osiris): from Die Zauberflote, K. 620.
F (F-c’): The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (low) (Peters EP 71773) (Ger/Eng)

31 Mozart Se vuol ballare (Should my dear master want some diversion/If you’ll go dancing): from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492.
F (C-f’):
No. 3 from vocal score (G. Schirmer GS33772) (Ital/Eng)
F: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (low) (Peters EP 71773) (Ital/Eng)

32 Mozart Una donna a quindici anni (When a girl is just beginning): from Cosi fan tutte, K. 588.
G (d’-b”): The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (high) (Peters EP 71771) (Ital/Eng)

33 I. Novello & Hassall Waltz of my heart: from The Dancing Years.
E♭ (b♭-g”): Ivor Novello Song Album (Faber)

34 C. Porter So in Love: from Kiss Me, Kate. (F)
A (c#’-f#”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)
A♭: vocal selections (Alfred 36270)
A♭: The Best of Cole Porter (Faber)
A♭: Cole Porter 100th Anniversary (Alfred VF1713)

35 Purcell Ah! Belinda: from Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626.
C min (c’-f”):
No. 3 from vocal score (observing repeat) (Novello NOV070318)
C min: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (high, medium or low) (Peters EP71771, EP71772 or EP71773)
C min or B♭ min: Purcell 40 Songs (high or low) (IMC2071 or IMC2072)

36 Purcell Music for a while: from Oedipus, Z. 583.
B♭ min (f’-g♭”) or G min: Purcell 15 Songs and Airs, Set 2 (high or low) (Novello NOV170265 or NOV170266)
A min, G min or F min: The Art of Song (revised & expanded edition), Grade 8 (high, medium or low)(Peters EP71771, EP71772 or EP71773)
A min or F min:
publ. separately (high or low) (IMC1930 or IMC1931)
A min or F min: Purcell 40 Songs (high or low) (IMC2071 or IMC2072)
A min:
No. 5 from Purcell Songs, Vol. 1 (Schott ED 12409)
F min:
No. 4 from Purcell Songs, Vol. 4 (Schott ED 12493)

37 Rodgers & Hammerstein Climb ev’ry mountain (this version only): from The Sound of Music.
(c’-a♭”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 1 (revised edition)(Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

38 Rodgers & Hammerstein If I loved you: from Carousel.
(c’-g♭”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)
(c’-g♭”): The Broadway Ingenue: 37 Theatre Songs for Soprano (Hal Leonard-Faber)
(a-f”): vocal selections (Williamson HLW01121008)
(a-f”): The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection (Williamson HL00313207)

39 Rodgers & Hammerstein Some enchanted evening: from South Pacific.
C (c’-e”): vocal selections (Williamson HLW00312400)
C: The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection (Williamson HL00313207)
C: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Baritone/Bass Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

40 Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil Empty chairs at empty tables: from Les Miserables.
(a-g”):
stage vocal selections(Wise MF10149)
(a-g”):
film vocal selections (Wise MF10150)
(a-g”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Baritone/Bass Vol. 2 )(Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

41 Stephen Schwartz Popular: from Wicked. (F)
(g-c”): vocal selections (Hal Leonard HL00313268)
(g-c”): Contemporary Musical Theatre for Teens, Young Women’s Edition Vol. 2 (Hal Leonard HL00129886)

42 Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman A Bit of Earth: from The Secret Garden. (M)
A (d♭’-g♭”/a”):
vocal selections (Alfred VF1792)
A: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Tenor Vol. 2 (Hal Leonard-Faber)

43 Slade & Reynolds Cleopatra: from Salad Days. (M)
E min (d’-f#”):
No. 11 from vocal score (Faber)

44 Slade & Reynolds The Time of My Life: from Salad Days.
F (c’-g”/a”):
No. 15 from vocal score (Faber)

45 Stephen Sondheim Giants in the Sky: from Into the Woods.
(c’-f#”):
stage vocal selections (Hal Leonard HL00313442)
(c’-f#”): Sondheim for Singers: Tenor (Hal Leonard HL00124181)
(g# -d”):
film vocal selections (Hal Leonard HL00142341)

46 Stephen Sondheim Green finch and linnet bird: from Sweeney Todd.
F (c’-g”):
stage vocal selections (not film selections) (Hal Leonard HL00313444)
F: Sondheim for Singers: Soprano (Hal Leonard HL00124179)
F: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Soprano Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

47 Stephen Sondheim What can you lose?: from Dick Tracey.
C (c’-g”): Sondheim for Singers: Tenor (Hal Leonard HL00124181)
B: The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Tenor Vol. 3 (Hal Leonard-Faber)
B♭: The Stephen Sondheim Collection (Hal Leonard HL00313531)
A♭: Sondheim for Singers: Soprano (Hal Leonard HL00124179)
A♭: Sondheim for Singers: Baritone/Bass (Hal Leonard HL00124182)

48 George Stiles & Anthony Drewe Practically Perfect: from Mary Poppins -the New Musical.
D/E♭ (a-g”): vocal selections (Hal Leonard HL00313303)
D/E♭: Contemporary Musical Theatre for Teens, Young Women’s Edition Vol. 2 (Hal Leonard HL00129886-)

49 Styne & Stephen Sondheim All I Need is the Girl: from Gypsy. (M)
B♭ (e’-g”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Tenor Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

50 A. Thomas Connais-tu le pays? (Knowest thou that dear land?/Dost thou know that fair land?): from Mignon.
E♭ (e♭’-g”) or D♭:
publ. separately (UMP, E♭ – high voice, D – medium voice ) (Eng/Fr)
D♭: Operatic Anthology, Vol. 2: Mezzo-Soprano and Alto (G. Schirmer GS32584) (Fr/Eng)

51 Weill & Anderson Stay well: from Lost in the Stars.
E♭ (b♭-e♭”): Weill From Berlin to Broadway (Hal LeonardFaber)

52 Weill & Hughes What good would the moon be?: from Street Scene. (F)
E♭ (c’-g”): Weill From Berlin to Broadway (Hal LeonardFaber)

53 Wright & Forrest (based on Borodin) Stranger in Paradise: from Kismet.
G (e♭’-a♭”): The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology, Tenor Vol. 1 (revised edition) (Hal Leonard-Faber, book only, with audio access)

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