Trinity – Singing Grade 4, 2018-2021

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SONGS
Candidates perform a balanced programme of three songs, chosen from the lists below. No more than two songs may be chosen from any one group. Candidates may not perform more than one song by the same composer.

📚 Songs included in the Trinity Repertoire Book for this grade

Group A(i): Opera Operetta & Oratorio
Handel arr. Somervell, Silent Worship (Non lo diro col labbro) (Tolomeo) from The Chester Book of Celebrated Songs book 1 or The Language of Song: Elementary,G; d’-e” or A [F], (Chester) CH55317 or (Faber) 0571523455 (high voice), 0571523463 (low voice)
Sullivan, (F) I’m Called Little Buttercup (HMS Pinafore) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook, C; b-d”, (Dover) DP11040
Sullivan, (M) On a Tree by the River (Tit-Willow) (The Mikado) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook, A♭; c’-d♭”, (Dover) DP11040
Sullivan, (M) When a Felon’s not Engaged (Policeman’s Song) [omitting chorus part] (Pirates of Penzance) from The Authentic Gilbert and Sullivan Songbook,F; F-c’, (Dover) DP11040

Group A(ii): Musical Theatre & Film
Bernstein, (F) I Feel Pretty from West Side Story: Vocal Selections, F; c’-g”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051933457
Bernstein, One Hand , One Heart from West Side Story: Vocal Selections, E♭; e♭’-e♭”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051933457
John, Can You Feel the Love Tonight♭ (The Lion King) from The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs or More Audition Songs for Kids,B♭; e♭’-f”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313100 or (Wise) AM966636
John, (M) Electricity from Billy Elliot the Musical, A; c’-f#”, (Wise) AM985512
Lane, (M) Old Devil Moon (Finian’s Rainbow) from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 2 (Tenor) or The Definitive Jazz Collection,G; d-f’ [F], (Hal Leonard, with Audio Access, ) HL00747032 or (Hal Leonard) HL00359571
Lloyd Webber, Close Every Door (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) from Whistle Down the Wind, Fm; c’-f”, (Trinity Faber) TCL 011497
Lloyd Webber, Whistle Down the Wind from Whistle Down the Wind, D; d’-d”, (Trinity Faber) TCL 011497
Loesser, (F) A Bushel and a Peck (Guys and Dolls) from Guys and Dolls: Vocal Score, G; b-d”, (Music Sales) AM70079
Menken, Colors of the Wind (Pocahontas) from The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs, B♭; f-c”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313100
Menken, (M) Grow for Me (Little Shop of Horrors) from Broadway Presents! Teens’ Musical Theatre Anthology (Male Edition), E♭; b♭-f”, (Alfred) 32027
Menken, Les Poissons (The Little Mermaid) from Over the Rainbow, C; e’-d”, (Trinity Faber) TCL 011480
Newman, (F) When She Loved Me (Toy Story 2) from The New Illustrated Treasury of Disney Songs, F; g-f”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313100
Rodgers, (F) Hello Young Lovers (The King and I) from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 1 (Soprano), D; b-d”, (Hal Leonard book only, with audio access) HL00361071
Rodgers, (F) Honey Bun (South Pacific) from The Singer’s Musical Theatre Anthology vol. 3 (Mezzo-Soprano), E♭; b♭-d”, (Hal Leonard book only, with audio access) HL00740123
Rodgers, I Have Dreamed (The King and I) from The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection, E♭; b♭-e♭”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313207
Rodgers, Something Good (The Sound of Music) from Over the Rainbow, F; b-c”, (Trinity Faber) TCL 011480
Rodgers, The Sound of Music from The Sound of Music: Vocal Selections, F; d’-d”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313518
Rodgers, We Kiss in a Shadow (The King and I) from The Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection, F; c’-c”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313207
Roe, I Met You Like a Stranger (Destination London) from Songs from the Betty Roe Shows vol. 4, D; b-f#”, (Thames) TH978635
Sondheim, Comedy Tonight (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) from The Stephen Sondheim Collection, G; a-e♭”, (Hal Leonard) HL00313531
Sondheim, (M) I’m Calm (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) from Broadway Presents! Teens’ Musical Theatre Anthology (Male Edition), G; d’-f”, (Alfred) 32027
Warren, 42nd Street from 42nd Street: Vocal Selections, Em; e’-e”, (Faber) 0571525970

Group B: General Song Repertoire in English
Anon., (F) Willow Song from Forty Songs from Elizabethan and Jacobean Song Books book 2b (low voice), Dm; d’-d”,(Stainer) X2B
Arlen, It’s Only a Paper Moon [standard version including verse must be sung] from Essential Audition Songs: Jazz Standards, G; d’-e”, (Faber) 0571528309
Armstrong Gibbs, You Spotted Snakes, Dm; d’-f#”, (Novello) NOV160126
Arne, When Daisies Pied from The Boosey & Hawkes Shakespeare Song Album, F; c’-f”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060104657
Arne, Where the Bee Sucks from The Boosey & Hawkes Shakespeare Song Album, F; c’-e”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060104657
Barber, Mother, I Cannot Mind My Wheel from Ten Selected Songs, Am; d#’-g” [F#m], (Hal Leonard) HL50486751 (high voice), HL50486752 (low voice)
Bernstein, My House from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, F; c’-f”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256
Bernstein, (F) Peter, G; c’-g”, Peter from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256,
Bush, The Little Nut Tree from Eight Songs For High Voice and Piano, D; f’-g”, (Novello) NOV170301
Campian, (M) When to her Lute from English Lute Songs book 1, Em; b-d”, (Stainer) B616
Chanler, The Lamb from 28 American Art Songs, Gm; d’-e” [Fm], (Schirmer) HL50499822 (high voice), HL50499823 (low voice)
Chilcott, Mid-winter [candidates should sing the upper part of this 2-part song], E♭; e♭’-g”, (OUP) 9780193415232
Cope, Shiny 📚, C; c’-f”,
Copland, At the River from Old American Songs book 2, E♭; e♭’-e♭”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M051902606
Dowland, Fine Knacks for Ladies from English Lute Songs book 2, F; e’-f”,(Stainer) B617
Field, Sleep Little Babe from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, Fm; c’-f”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256
Ford, (M) Now I See thy Looks from English Lute Songs book 1, Em; b-d”, (Stainer) B616
Foster, Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair 📚, E♭; bb-e♭”,
Goodall, The Lord is my Shepherd (Psalm 23), F; c’-d”, (Faber) 0571520774 Halloran/Millward, Under Southern Skies from Songs that Shaped Australia, F; a-d”, (All Music) 0801141540
Hamilton, Cry Me a River from The Definitive Jazz Collection, E♭; c’-d”, (Hal Leonard) HL00359571
Howells, (F) Girl’s Song from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, G; d’-e”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256
Keel, (F) My True Love Hath my Heart from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, E♭; e♭’-e♭”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256
Keen arr. Althouse, Homeward Bound from Folk Songs for Solo Singers vol. 1, E♭; bb-e♭”, (Alfred) 21836 (high voice), 4952 (medium high), 4953 (medium low)
Mawby, Psalm 23, G; d’-g”, (RSCM) RA10
Niles, Black is the Color of My True Love’s Hair from 28 American Art Songs, Gm; d’-g” [E♭m](Schirmer) HL50499822 (high voice), HL50499823 (low voice)
Niles, The Lass from the Low Countree from 28 American Art Songs, Dm” d’-f” [Bm], (Schirmer) HL50499822 (high voice), HL50499823 (low voice)
Noble, Johnny, D; d’-e”(Lengnick) AL0344
Novello, We’ll Gather Lilacs from Ivor Novello Song Album, F; c’-f”, (Faber) 0571528678
Parry, Career Paths 📚, F; e’-c”,
Purcell, Ah How Pleasant ’tis to Love Z353 from 40 Songs, C; g’-g” [A], (IMC) 2071 (high voice) 2072 (low voice)
Purcell, Fairest Isle (King Arthur) Z628 from 40 Songs, A♭; e♭’-g♭” [F], (IMC) 2071 (high voice) 2072 (low voice)
Roe, Song of the Bluebell Wood, A♭; c♭’-e♭”, (Thames) TH9781001
Rofe, Dinah’s Song 📚, Am; e’-e”,
Rutter, Carol of the Children, D; a-d”(e”)”, (OUP) 9780193420601
Thiman, I Love All Graceful Things, G; d’-f”, (Curwen) JC71977
Thiman, The Man in the Moon 📚, E♭; c’-f”,
Thorne, Nine Lives (from The Cat’s Whiskers) 📚, b-f”,
Trad., Lass of Richmond Hill from The Library of Folk Songs, G; a-d”, (Music Sales) AM961521
Trad. arr. Britten, Early One Morning [any 3 verses] from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, E♭; bb-e♭”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256
Trad. arr. Britten, O Waly, Waly [any 3 verses] from The Boosey & Hawkes 20th Century Easy Song Collection, A; e’-e”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060112256
Trad. arr. Cole, My Love is like a Red, Red Rose from Folk Songs of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, A; a-e”, (Alfred) VF1880
Trad. arr. Hargest Jones, I Will Walk with my Love from Songs of Ireland, E♭; b♭-c”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060087967
Trad. arr. Joyce, The Leprehaun 📚, Fm; b♭-e♭”,
Trad. arr. Latham/Lanning, Scarborough Fair from Making the Grade: Grades 4-5, D; c’-d”, (Chester) CH61682
Trad. arr. Newton, Amazing Grace from Making the Grade: Grades 4-5, G; d’-d”, (Chester) CH61682
Trad. arr. O’Leary, Moreton Bay 📚, E; b-e”,
Trad. arr. Stanford, Trottin’ to the Fair, D; c#’-e”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060025143
Trad. arr. Tate, The Lark in the Clear Air 📚, G; c’-e”,
Trad. arr. Vaughan Williams, The Turtle Dove, B♭m; d♭’-e♭”, (Curwen) JC71872
Vaughan Williams, From Far, from Eve and Morning from Changing Voices, C; e’-c” [A], (Peters) EP 72482
Warlock, Lullaby from Warlock Songs, F; a(b)-d”, (Boosey & Hawkes) M060029233 or (Thames) 978375
Williamson, Sweet and Low from Six English Lyrics, E♭; d♭’-d”, (Weinberger) M570052813

Group C: General Song Repertoire in Other Languages
Dvorák, The Lark from 50 Art Songs from the Modern Repertoire, A; e’-f”, (Schirmer) GS32754
Giordani, Caro mio ben from 26 Italian Songs and Arias or The Language of Song: Elementary, E♭; d’-f” [C], (Alfred) 3402 (medium high), 3403 (medium low) [with CD: 3396/3397] or (Faber) 0571523455 (high voice), 0571523463 (low voice)
Mendelssohn, Auf Flügeln des Gesanges (On Wings of Song) op. 13 no. 2 from Gateway to German Lieder, A♭; e♭’-f” [F] (Alfred) 17611 (high voice), 17617 (low voice)
Mendelssohn, Maienlied (May Song) op. 8 no. 7 from Easy German Classic Songs, G; d’-f#”, (Ditson) 431-41002
Mercken, La Dormeuse from The First Solos: Songs by Women Composers vol. 2, A; e’-e” (Hildegard)491-00511
Paisiello, Nel cor più non mi sento from 26 Italian Songs and Arias or The Language of Song: Elementary, G; f#’-e” [E♭] or G [E], (Alfred) 3402 (medium high) 3403 (medium low) [with CD: 3396/3397] or (Faber) 0571523455 (high voice) 0571523463 (low voice)
Scarlatti, O cessate di piagarmi 📚, Em; d#’-d”,
Scarlatti, Toglietemi la vita ancor from The First Book of Baritone/Bass Solos Part II, Fm; b-d♭”, (Schirmer) GS82067
Schubert, An die Laute D 905 from The Chester Book of Celebrated Songs book 1 or The Language of Song: Elementary, D; d’-f#” or D [B♭], (Chester) CH55317 or (Faber) 0571523455 (high voice), 0571523463 (low voice),
Schubert, Lachen und Weinen D 777 from Gateway to German Lieder, A♭; e♭’-g♭” [F], (Alfred) 17611 (high voice) 17617 (low voice)
Schubert, Minnelied (Holder klingt der Vogelsang) (Love Song) D 429 from Easy German Classic Songs, E♭; d’-f”, (Ditson) 431-41002
Schubert, Tischlerlied (Song of the Cabinet Maker) D 274 from Easy German Classic Songs, C; c’-d”, (Ditson) 431-41002
Schumann, An den Sonnenschein (To the Sunshine) op. 36 no. 4, E; c#’-f#” [F], (Schirmer) GS25286 (high voice) GS25287 (low voice)
Schumann, Auf dem Rhein (On the Rhein) op. 51 no. 4 from Vocal Album, F; c’-f” [F], (Schirmer) GS25286 (high voice) GS25287 (low voice)
Schumann, Schneeglöckchen (Snowdrops) op. 79 no. 27 [in German or English] 📚, D; c#’-f#”,
Schumann, Volksliedchen (Love-thoughts) op. 51 no. 2 from Vocal Album, G; f#’-g” [E♭], (Schirmer) GS25286 (high voice) GS25287 (low voice)
Trad. arr. Weckerlin, Jeune fillette 📚, Am; g-e”,
Trad. arr. Weckerlin, Maman dites-moi from Bergerettes, Dm; e♭’-f#”, (Schirmer) GS32612

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