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Folk Music Songbooks for Solo Voice

Expand your repertoire and add an international flavor to your set list by performing some of these songs from around the world. Folk songs have been entertaining generations of people and can be found in almost all cultures. We offer here a selection of songbooks for solo voice of different levels and with some having accompaniment CDs to facilitate learning.

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Bruce Trinkley : Nine Latin American Folk Songs - High

Review: These nine Latin American gems will be a stunning addition to your vocal repertoire. Whether performed in Spanish or English, these masterful arrangements feature sophisticated piano accompaniments and stylish vocal lines which emphasize the dramatic nuances of their delightful texts. Nine wonderful and heartfelt songs, which offer a wide variety of styles and tempos.

Songlist: Vuela Suspio (Fly, My Sighs), Donda Vas, Alfonso Doce, A cantar a una nina, Nesta Rua, Una tarde fesquita de Mayo, El Capotin, Al pasar por Sevilla, Villancico

Voicing: High
Style: World / Folk

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5342b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Bruce Trinkley : Nine Latin American Folk Songs - Low

Review: These nine Latin American gems will be a stunning addition to your vocal repertoire. Whether performed in Spanish or English, these masterful arrangements feature sophisticated piano accompaniments and stylish vocal lines which emphasize the dramatic nuances of their delightful texts. Nine wonderful and heartfelt songs, which offer a wide variety of styles and tempos.

Songlist: Vuela Suspio (Fly, My Sighs), Donda Vas, Alfonso Doce, A cantar a una nina, Nesta Rua, Una tarde fesquita de Mayo, El Capotin, Al pasar por Sevilla, Villancico

Voicing: Medium Low
Style: World / Folk

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5343b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Celius Dougherty : Folksongs and Chanties - High Voice

Review: American composer Celius Dougherty (1902-1986) created lovely arrangements of favorite folksongs and sea chanties. These collections for both High and Low Voice include: Buffalo Boy - Colorado Trail - Red River Valley - Rio Grande - Shenandoah - Wayfaring Stranger - and others. With many selections never before published, these editions offer exciting multicultural literature for voice students and teachers.

Songlist: Barbara Allen (arr. Dougherty), Bring My Lulu Home (arr. Dougherty), Buffalo Boy (arr. Dougherty), Colorado Trail (arr. Dougherty), Come All You Fair and Tender Maidens (arr. Dougherty), I Wish I Were on Yonder Hill (arr. Dougherty), The Lady Who Loved a Pig (arr. Dougherty), O Waly Waly (arr. Dougherty), Red River Valley (arr. Dougherty), Riding to Heaven (arr. Dougherty), Shady Grove (arr. Dougherty), Stewball (arr. Dougherty), The Water Cresses (arr. Dougherty), Wayfaring Stranger (arr. Dougherty), What You Gonna Do When the Meat Gives Out? (arr. Dougherty), Across the Western Ocean (arr. Dougherty), Blow, Ye Winds (arr. Dougherty), Mobile Bay (arr. Dougherty), Rio Grande (arr. Dougherty), Shenandoah (arr. Dougherty)

Voicing: High

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3062b | Songbook | $14.95 | Solo |


Celius Dougherty : Folksongs and Chanties - Low Voice

Review: American composer Celius Dougherty (1902-1986) created lovely arrangements of favorite folksongs and sea chanties. These collections for both High and Low Voice include: Buffalo Boy - Colorado Trail - Red River Valley - Rio Grande - Shenandoah - Wayfaring Stranger - and others. With many selections never before published, these editions offer exciting multicultural literature for voice students and teachers.

Songlist: Barbara Allen (arr. Dougherty), Bring My Lulu Home (arr. Dougherty), Buffalo Boy (arr. Dougherty), Colorado Trail (arr. Dougherty), Come All You Fair and Tender Maidens (arr. Dougherty), I Wish I Were on Yonder Hill (arr. Dougherty), The Lady Who Loved a Pig (arr. Dougherty), O Waly Waly (arr. Dougherty), Red River Valley (arr. Dougherty), Riding to Heaven (arr. Dougherty), Shady Grove (arr. Dougherty), Stewball (arr. Dougherty), The Water Cresses (arr. Dougherty), Wayfaring Stranger (arr. Dougherty), What You Gonna Do When the Meat Gives Out? (arr. Dougherty), Across the Western Ocean (arr. Dougherty), Blow, Ye Winds (arr. Dougherty), Mobile Bay (arr. Dougherty), Rio Grande (arr. Dougherty), Shenandoah (arr. Dougherty)

Voicing: Low

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3063b | Songbook | $14.95 | Solo || Sea Shanty Arrangements


Celtic Woman : A Christmas Celebration

Review: Enjoy 16 classic Christmas songs as well as as Gaelic rendition of "The Night in Bethlehem" with Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration. This Christmas songbook is perfect for those nights the family is gathered and eager for some holiday music.

Songlist: Christmas Song the (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire), Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, The Little Drummer Boy , White Christmas , Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!, O Holy Night, Away in a Manger, Ding Dong Merrily on High, Silent Night, Panis Angelicus, Don Oiche Ud I Mbeithil (That Night in Bethlehem) , O Come, All Ye Faithful, Wexford Carol, Green the Whole Year 'Round, Carol of the Bells (with Lyrics), Christmas Pipes

Style: World / Folk

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8506b | Songbook | $21.95 | Solo |


Celtic Woman : Songs from the Heart

Review: These piano/vocal/chord arrangements are based on Celtic Woman's PBS TV special and 2010 tour. This book showcases their unforgettable style and features four pages of color photos.

Songlist: Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, True Colors, The Call, The Coast of Galicia, The New Ground, Finale, Non C'e Piu, Nil Se'n La, The Lost Rose Fantasia, My Lagan Love, Amazing Grace, Slumber My Darling, The Mason's Apron, Danny Boy, Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears, Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel), O, America!, Galway Bay, You'll Be in My Heart (from Walt Disney Pictures' "Tarzan"), Mo Ghile Mear, Fields of Gold, Pie Jesu (from "Requiem"), You Raise Me Up, When You Believe (from "The Prince of Egypt")

Style: World / Folk

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8504b | Songbook | $21.99 | Solo |


Celtic Woman : The Greatest Journey Essential Collection

Review: This songbook arranged for piano/vocal/chords contains music from Celtic Woman's The Greatest Journey: Essential Collection and four pages of color photographs.

Songlist: Shenandoah - The Contradiction, Beyond the Sea (La Mer), Danny Boy, You Raise Me Up, Theme from "Harry's Game", Orinoco Flow, The Isle of Innisfree, Pie Jesu (from "Requiem"), Somewhere (from "West Side Story"), Ave Maria, Dulaman, The Sky and the Dawn and the Sun, Mo Ghile Mear, The Voice, Green the Whole Year 'Round, The Butterfly, Spanish Lady, The Call

Style: World / Folk

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8505b | Songbook | $21.95 | Solo |


Enya : A Day Without Rain

Review: Our matching folio features all 12 songs from the CD, the first release in five years from this ethereal Irish new age artist. Includes: A Day Without Rain - Fallen Embers - The First of Autumn - Flora's Secret - One by One - Only Time - Pilgrim - Silver Inches - Wild Child - and more, plus color photos and a separate lyric section.

Songlist: One By One, A Day Without Rain, Wild Child, Only Time, Tempus Vernum, Flora's Secret, Fallen Embers, Pilgrim, Deora Ar Mo Chroi, Silver Inches, The First Of Autumn, Lazy Days

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40201b | Songbook | $17.95 | Solo |


Enya : Paint the Sky with Stars

Review: The Best of Enya: Anywhere Is - Book of Days - Caribbean Blue - China Roses - Ebudae - Marble Halls - On My Way Home - Only If... - Orinoco Flow - Paint the Sky With Stars - Shepherd Moons - Storms In Africa - Story of Boadicea - The Celts - The Memory of Trees - Watermark.

Songlist: The Celts, Anywhere Is, China Roses, On My Way Home, The Memory Of Trees, Story Of Boadicea, Paint The Sky With Stars, Only If..., Ebudae, Book Of Days, Caribbean Blue, Marble Halls, Orinoco Flow, Shepherd Moons, Storms In Africa, Watermark

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40195b | Songbook | $17.95 | Solo |


Enya : Shepherd Moons

Review: Afer Ventus - Angeles - Book of Days - Caribbean Blue - Ebudae - Evacuee - How Can I Keep From Singing - Lothlorien - Marble Halls - No Holly For Miss Quinn - Samointe (D'aodh Agus Do Mhaire) - Shepherd Moons.

Songlist: Afer Ventus, Angeles, Ebudae, How Can I Keep From Singing, Book Of Days, Caribbean Blue, Evacuee, Lothlorien, Marble Halls, No Holly For Miss Quinn, Shepherd Moons, Samointe (D'aodh Agus Do Mhaire)

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40226b | Songbook | $17.95 | Solo |


Enya : The Memory of Trees

Review: Anywhere Is - Athair Ar Neamh - China Roses - From Where I Am - Hope Has a Place - La Sonadora - On My Way Home - Once You Had Gold - Pax Deorum - Teahouse Moon - The Memory of Trees.

Songlist: Anywhere Is, Athair Ar Neamh, China Roses, From Where I Am, Hope Has A Place, On My Way Home, Once You Had Gold, Pax Deorum, La Sonadora, Teahouse Moon, The Memory Of Trees

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40193b | Songbook | $16.95 | Solo |


Enya : Watermark

Review: Cursum Pertico - Evening Falls - Exiles - The Long Ships - Miss Clare Remembers - N Laetha Geal Moige - On Your Shore - Orinoco Flow - River - Storms In Africa - Watermark.

Songlist: River, Cursum Perticio, Evening Falls, Exiles, Long Ships, The, Miss Clare Remembers, Na Laetha Geal Moige, On Your Shore, Orinoco Flow, Storms In Africa, Watermark

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40227b | Songbook | $17.95 | Solo |


Herbert Hughes : Irish Country Songs

Review: Contents: A Young Maid Stood in Her Father's Garden - I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue - I Know My Love - My Bonny Labouring Boy - Rich and Rare - Shule Agra - The Bard of Armagh - Tigaree Torum Orum - A Ballynure Ballad - A Good Roarin' Fire - An Irish Elegy - Down by the Salley Gardens - I Know Where I'm Goin' - I Will Walk with My Love - Innisfree - Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye! - Monday Tuesday (Da Luain, da Mairt) - Oh Breathe Not His Name - Róisín Dubh - She Moved through the Fair - The Black Ribbon-Band - The Gartan Mother's Lullaby - The Leprechaun - The Magpie's Nest - The Next Market Day - The Old Turf Fire - The Star of the County Down.

Songlist: DOWN BY THE SALLEY GARDENS, I KNOW MY LOVE, JOHNNY I HARDLY KNEW YE, NEXT MARKET DAY, THE, OLD TURF FIRE, THE, SHE MOVED THROUGH THE FAIR, SHULE AGRA, STAR OF COUNTY DOWN, THE, BARD OF ARMAGH, THE, I KNOW WHERE I'M GOIN', I WILL WALK WITH MY LOVE, BALLYNURE BALLAD, A, BLACK RIBBON-BAND, THE, GARTAN MOTHER'S LULLABY, THE, GOOD ROARIN' FIRE, A, I HAVE A BONNET TRIMMED WITH BLUE, INNISFREE, IRISH ELEGY, AN, LEPRECHAUN, THE, MAGPIE'S NEST, THE, MONDAY, TUESDAY (DA LUAIN, DA MAIRT), MY BONNY LABOURING BOY, OH, BREATHE NOT HIS NAME, RICH AND RARE, ROISIN DUBH, TIGAREE TORUM ORUM, YOUNG MAID STOOD IN HER FATHER'S GARDEN, A

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40259b | Songbook | $39.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 1 - High

Review: Alfred is proud to announce the release of a brand new High edition of our top-selling vocal solo collection. Selected for contests and adjudications around the country, this incredible volume includes 11 favorite folk songs expertly crafted for solo voice and piano. Arranged by Alfred's finest writers, such as Philip Kern, Jay Althouse, Don Besig, Ruth Elaine Schram, and Carl Strommen.

Songlist: Amazing Grace , Greensleeves , 'Liza Jane , Farewell, Lad , Danny Boy, To The Sky , Scarborough Fair , She's Like The Swallow , Angels Through The Night , Homeward Bound, 'Cross The Wide Missouri

Voicing: High
Style: World / Folk

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5363b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : American Folk Songs for Solo Singers

Review: Most vocal teachers have already discovered Jay's extremely popular Folk Songs for Solo Singers collections. And now, Alfred is excited to offer another for vocal students and their teachers! American Folk Songs for Solo Singers includes an excellent variety of solo material for recitals, concerts, and contests, available in two voicings.

Songlist: Bright Morning Stars , Down in the Valley to Pray, Honey Babe , How Can I Keep from Singing?, My Lord, What a Morning, Nine Hundred Miles, Old Joe Clark, Pretty Little Girl , Shenandoah, Simple Gifts, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child , Sun Don't Set in the Mornin', The Water Is Wide

Voicing: Medium Low
Style: World / Folk

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7258b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : American Folk Songs for Solo Singers

Review: Most vocal teachers have already discovered Jay's extremely popular Folk Songs for Solo Singers collections. And now, Alfred is excited to offer another for vocal students and their teachers! American Folk Songs for Solo Singers includes an excellent variety of solo material for recitals, concerts, and contests, available in two voicings.

Songlist: Bright Morning Stars , Down in the Valley to Pray, Honey Babe , How Can I Keep from Singing?, My Lord, What a Morning, Nine Hundred Miles, Old Joe Clark, Pretty Little Girl , Shenandoah, Simple Gifts, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child , Sun Don't Set in the Mornin', The Water Is Wide

Voicing: High
Style: World / Folk

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7260b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 1 - Medium High

Review: Expertly crafted for solo voice and piano, Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Volume 1 includes 11 favorite folk songs arranged by some of Alfred's finest writers, such as Philip Kern, Jay Althouse, and Carl Strommen.

Songlist: Amazing Grace , Greensleeves , 'Liza Jane , Farewell, Lad , Danny Boy, To The Sky , Scarborough Fair , She's Like The Swallow , Angels Through The Night , Homeward Bound, 'Cross The Wide Missouri

Voicing: Medium High
Style: World / Folk

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5364b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 1 - Medium Low

Review: Expertly crafted for solo voice and piano, Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Volume 1 includes 11 favorite folk songs arranged by some of Alfred's finest writers, such as Philip Kern, Jay Althouse, and Carl Strommen.

Songlist: Amazing Grace , Greensleeves , 'Liza Jane , Farewell, Lad , Danny Boy, To The Sky , Scarborough Fair , She's Like The Swallow , Angels Through The Night , Homeward Bound, 'Cross The Wide Missouri

Voicing: Medium Low
Style: World / Folk

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5365b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 2 - Medium High

Review: This volume of best-loved folk songs for solo voice and piano contains fourteen memorable works arranged by three of Alfred's top writers: Jay Althouse, Mark Hayes and Ruth Elaine Schram. Includes "Camptown Races," "Follow the Drinking Gourd" and more!

Songlist: The Water Is Wide , Cindy, All Through The Night , Poor Boy , Camptown Races , Go 'Way From My Window , Simple Gifts , Poor Wayfaring Stranger , He's Gone Away , Old Dan Tucker , All My Trials , Follow the Drinking Gourd , Fire Down Below , Shenandoah

Voicing: Medium High
Style: World / Folk

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5366b | Songbook & CD | $20.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 2 - Medium Low

Review: This volume of best-loved folk songs for solo voice and piano contains fourteen memorable works arranged by three of Alfred's top writers: Jay Althouse, Mark Hayes and Ruth Elaine Schram. Includes "Camptown Races," "Follow the Drinking Gourd" and more!

Songlist: The Water Is Wide , Cindy, All Through The Night , Poor Boy , Camptown Races , Go 'Way From My Window , Simple Gifts , Poor Wayfaring Stranger , He's Gone Away , Old Dan Tucker , All My Trials , Follow the Drinking Gourd , Fire Down Below , Shenandoah

Voicing: Medium Low
Style: World / Folk

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5367b | Songbook & CD | $20.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : International Folk Songs for Solo Singers

Review: This outstanding collection of 12 singable folk songs from nine countries features easily learned texts in six different languages including English. Pronunciation guides and optional English lyrics are included where needed. Songs from Italy, Germany, Venezuela, Spain, France, South Africa, Canada, and USA. 64 pages.

Songlist: A la Nanita Nana, All My Trials, Aupres de Ma Blonde, Cara Mamma, Cara Mamma, Chevaliers de la Table Ronde, Guter Mond, Santa Lucia, Schlaf in Guter Ruh, Siyahamba, The Jones Boys, The Last Rose of Summer, Valencianita

Voicing: Medium High

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2952b | Songbook | $15.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : International Folk Songs for Solo Singers - Medium High

Review: This outstanding collection of 12 singable folk songs from nine countries features easily learned texts in 6 different languages including English. Pronunciation guides and optional English lyrics are included where needed. Songs from Italy, Germany, Venezuela, Spain, France, South Africa, Canada, and USA.

Songlist: Santa Lucia, Cara Mamma, Schlaf in Guter Ruh, Guter Mond, Valencianita, A La Nanita Nana, Aupres De Ma Blonde, Chevaliers de la Table Ronde, Siyahamba, The Last Rose of Summer, All My Trials, The Jones Boys

Voicing: Medium High
Style: World / Folk

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5424b | Songbook & 1 CD | $26.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : International Folk Songs for Solo Singers - Medium Low

Review: This outstanding collection of 12 singable folk songs from nine countries features easily learned texts in 6 different languages including English. Pronunciation guides and optional English lyrics are included where needed. Songs from Italy, Germany, Venezuela, Spain, France, South Africa, Canada, and USA.

Songlist: Santa Lucia, Cara Mamma, Schlaf in Guter Ruh, Guter Mond, Valencianita, A La Nanita Nana, Aupres De Ma Blonde, Chevaliers de la Table Ronde, Siyahamba, The Last Rose of Summer, All My Trials, The Jones Boys

Voicing: Medium Low
Style: World / Folk

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5425b | Songbook | $20.95 | Solo |


Jay Althouse : Ready To Sing Folk Songs

Review: 'Ready To Sing Folk Songs' Is a collection of ten folk songs arranged for voice and piano in a simple style appropriate for beginning and young soloists, unison classroom singing and elementary choral groups. Included are reproducible melody line song sheets for each song which can be distributed to your singers. Solois may also use these melody lines when learning or performing the songs.

Songlist: All Through The Night, Lil Liza Jane, Siyahamba, Scarborough Fair, Skye Boat Song, The Water Is Wide, Ma Bella Bimba, Oh Susanna, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, De Colores

Voicing: Medium
Style: World / Folk

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9529b | Songbook & CD | $29.95 | Solo |


Joan Frey Boytim : 36 More Solos for Young Singers

Review: Building on 36 Solos for Young Singers (available as HL00740143), this collection contains traditional and folk songs with limited ranges for late-elementary to mid-teen singers. The book includes intermediate-level piano arrangements, and the companion CD features professionally recorded accompaniments for performance or practice. Songs include: The Band Played On - Grandfather's Clock - The Glendy Burk - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles - Love's Wondrous Garden - This Little Light of Mine - Wait for the Wagon - and more. Ideal contest solos for young singers!

Songlist: This Little Light Of Mine, Spring, The Band Played On, Grandfather's Clock, Cradle Song, Buffalo Gals (Won't You Come Out Tonight?), Shenandoah, Memories, Alpine Song, Four-Leaf Clover, Gently, Johnny, My Jingalo, His Favorite Flower, Hey! Pretty Lady, I Heard You Go By, Love's Wondrous Garden, My Old Friend John, My Soldier, The Night Wind (The Sunbeam And The Rose), Oh, Charlie Is My Darling, The Old Woman And The Peddler, Peace of Night, Ring The Bluebell, Rowing, Smilin' Through, There Stands A Little Man, Wait For The Wagon, The Train For Poppyland, Listen To The Mocking Bird, For Me And My Gal, The Glendy Burk, and more

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2790b | Songbook & 1 CD | $18.99 | Solo |


Llyfr Caneuon : The Welsh Children's Songbook

Review: A beautifully presented, illustrated collection of children's songs from Wales. It is compulsory for all children to learn Welsh up to the age of 16 in Welsh schools, and this book provides a fun way of teaching and learning the language both in and out of the classroom. All songs are printed in the Welsh language and arranged for easy Piano and Voice.

Songlist: A Ei Di'r Deryn Du (Blackbird Will You Go), Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through The Night), Bwrw Glaw Yn Sobor Iawn (Raining Heavily), Dafydd Y Garreg Wen (David Of The White Rock), Dau Gi Bach (Two Little Dogs), Daw Hyfryd Fis (The Lovely Month), Deryn Y Bwn O'r Banna (The Bittern From The Beacons), Gee Ceffyl Bach (Gee Up Little Horse), Hen Fenyw Fach Cydweli (Little Old Woman Of Kidwelly), Hen Wraig Fach (Little Old Lady), Heno, Heno (Tonight, Tonight), Jac Y Do (The Jackdaw), Llongau Caernarfon (Ships Of Caernarfon), Llwyn Onn (The Ash Grove), Myfanwy (Myfanwy), Mynd Drot Drot (Trotting Along), Pedoli, Pedoli (The Horseshoe), Robin Ddiog (Lazy Robin), Robin Goch (Red Robin), Sosban Fach (Little Saucepan), Y Broga Bach (The Little Frog), Y Deryn Bach Syw (Birdie My Dear), Y March Glas (The Grey Stallion)

Style: World / Folk

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7460b | Songbook & CD | $19.95 | Solo || Welsh Choral Music Arrangements


Margery Hargest Jones : Songs of Wales

Review: Bumper collections of folk songs with manageable piano accompaniments, guitar chords and background notes. Ideal for solo singers of all ages or for classroom singing and cross-curricular activities.

Songlist: A Lovely Lady Softly Sighed, All The Day (North Wales Version), All The Day (South Wales Version), All Through The Night, As The Night Is Approaching, David Of The White Rock, Fair Country, Farewell My Dear Country, Forth To The Battle, From Your Slumber Arise!, God Bless The Prince Of Wales, If She Were Mine, In The Vale Of Llangollen, Land Of My Fathers, Let Now The Harp, Loudly Proclaim, Megan's Fair Daughter, Men Of Harlech, My Heart, My Lady Is More Fair, New Year's Eve, O Mountain White, On this day, Once A Farmer And His Wife, One Bright Summer Morning, Over The Stone, Sad Was The Day, So Early In The Morning, Springtime Is Returning, The Ash Grove, and more

Style: World / Folk

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7461b | Songbook | $26.95 | Solo || Welsh Choral Music Arrangements


Mark Hayes : The Mark Hayes Vocal Solo Collection: 10 Folk Songs for Solo Voice - Medium High

Review: Award-winning composer, arranger, pianist, and recording artist Mark Hayes has crafted a delightful addition to his popular vocal solo series. 10 Folk Songs for Solo Voice offers traditional tunes from Scotland, Wales, and the United States, ranging from the plaintive (I Know Where I'm Going) to the passionate (Aura Lee); from the Civil War (Goober Peas) to the nineteenth century American frontier (Railroad Medley); and from comic courting songs (Billy Boy) to early popular song (Stephen Foster's Beautiful Dreamer). Available in both medium high and medium low voicings with accompaniment CD recordings. A full performance Listening CD, featuring all ten titles in a mixture of voicings, is also available.

Songlist: Railroad Medley, I Know Where I'm Going, Simple Gifts, Beautiful Dreamer, The Erie Canal , The Ash Grove, The Arkansas Traveler, Aura Lee, Billy Boy, Goober Peas

Voicing: Medium High
Style: World / Folk

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5433b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Mark Hayes : The Mark Hayes Vocal Solo Collection: 10 Folk Songs for Solo Voice - Medium Low

Review: Award-winning composer, arranger, pianist, and recording artist Mark Hayes has crafted a delightful addition to his popular vocal solo series. 10 Folk Songs for Solo Voice offers traditional tunes from Scotland, Wales, and the United States, ranging from the plaintive (I Know Where I'm Going) to the passionate (Aura Lee); from the Civil War (Goober Peas) to the nineteenth century American frontier (Railroad Medley); and from comic courting songs (Billy Boy) to early popular song (Stephen Foster's Beautiful Dreamer). Available in both medium high and medium low voicings with accompaniment CD recordings. A full performance Listening CD, featuring all ten titles in a mixture of voicings, is also available.

Songlist: Railroad Medley, I Know Where I'm Going, Simple Gifts , Beautiful Dreamer, The Erie Canal, The Ash Grove, The Arkansas Traveler, Aura Lee, Billy Boy, Goober Peas

Voicing: Medium Low
Style: World / Folk

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5434b | Songbook & CD | $24.95 | Solo |


Richard Johnston (editor) : Folk Songs North America Sings

Review: This superb 382-page resource contains more than 350 North American folk songs, carefully sequenced both rhythmically and melodically for use with the Kodály method, which is based on authentic Hungarian folk music. The collection features information about solfege, form, phrase, length, range, rhythmic construction, and more.

Songlist: Jubilee, 1 2 3, Ah Vous Dirai-Je, Maman? (Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star), Animal Song, Frog Went A-Courtin', Wayfaring Stranger, Christus Natus Hodie, Goodbye, Old Paint, All The Pretty Little Horses, Let Me Fly, Cumberland Gap, On Springfield Mountain, Jesus Born In Beth'ny, Alphabet Song, I Wonder As I Wander, Daddy Shot A Bear, Down In The Valley, Soldier Boy, Little Bird, Skip To My Lou, Mary Had A Little Lamb, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Pretty Saro, London Bridge, The Farmer In The Dell, Hickory Dickory Dock, I Got A Letter This Morning, Riding In A Buggy, Awake, (Go Tell Aunt Rhody) The Ole Grey Goose Is Dead, and more

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2577b | Songbook | $49.00 | Solo |


Richard Walters : 12 Selected Folksong Arrangements

Review: This selection was made with student singers and pianists in mind. These are 12 of the most tangible, useful and approachable of Britten's jewel-like folksong settings. Includes historical notes on the songs. The audio of performances by professional singers will aid in familiarizing students and teachers with these expressive lyrical works. Contents: The Ash Grove - At the mid hour of night - The Brisk Young Widow - Come you not from Newcastle? - Early one morning - Greensleeves - I will give my love an apple - O Waly, Waly - Sail on, sail on - The Salley Gardens - Sweet Polly Oliver - There's none to soothe. The audio is acceessed online using the unique code inside each book. It can be streamed or downloaded according to personal preference.

Songlist: O Waly, Waly, Greensleeves, The Ash Grove, Sweet Polly Oliver, The Brisk Young Widow, At The Mid Hour Of Night, Come You Not From Newcastle?, Early One Morning, I Will Give My Love An Apple, Sail On, Sail On, The Salley Gardens, There's None To Soothe

Voicing: High

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40275b | Songbook & Online Audio | $17.95 | Solo |


Richard Walters : 12 Selected Folksong Arrangements

Review: This selection was made with student singers and pianists in mind. These are 12 of the most tangible, useful and approachable of Britten's jewel-like folksong settings. Includes historical notes on the songs. The online audio tracks of performances by professional singers will aid in familiarizing students and teachers with these expressive lyrical works. Contents: The Ash Grove - At the mid hour of night - The Brisk Young Widow - Come you not from Newcastle? - Early one morning - Greensleeves - I will give my love an apple - O Waly, Waly - Sail on, sail on - The Salley Gardens - Sweet Polly Oliver - There's none to soothe. 48019746 High Voice,Book/Online Audio $17.95 48019747 Medium/Low Voice, Book/Online Audio $17.95

Songlist: O Waly, Waly, Greensleeves, The Ash Grove, Sweet Polly Oliver, The Brisk Young Widow, At The Mid Hour Of Night, Come You Not From Newcastle?, Early One Morning, I Will Give My Love An Apple, Sail On, Sail On, The Salley Gardens, There's None To Soothe

Voicing: Medium

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40276b | Songbook & Online Audio | $18.95 | Solo |


Richard Walters : Folksongs in Recital - 14 Concert Arrangements - High Voice

Review: Contains 14 folk favorites: Bill Grogan's Goat - The Cruel War Is Raging - How Can I Keep from Singing - I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song) - Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier - Nine Hundred Miles - Shenandoah - The Streets of Laredo - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - and more. Includes two CDs with full performances and accompaniment tracks, notes on each piece by the arranger, and performer biographies. Great for recitals!

Songlist: I Know Where I'm Goin', Nine Hundred Miles, How Can I Keep From Singing, Bill Grogan's Goat, Shenandoah, The Streets Of Laredo, Sail Around, The Cruel War Is Raging, I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song), When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier, Once I Had A Sweetheart, Beware, Oh, Take Care, Single Girl

Voicing: High

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3012b | Songbook | $19.95 | Solo |


Richard Walters : Folksongs in Recital - 14 Concert Arrangements - Low Voice

Review: Contains 14 folk favorites: Bill Grogan's Goat - The Cruel War Is Raging - How Can I Keep from Singing - I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song) - Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier - Nine Hundred Miles - Shenandoah - The Streets of Laredo - When Johnny Comes Marching Home - and more. Includes two CDs with full performances and accompaniment tracks, notes on each piece by the arranger, and performer biographies. Great for recitals!

Songlist: I Know Where I'm Goin', Nine Hundred Miles, How Can I Keep From Singing, Bill Grogan's Goat, Shenandoah, The Cruel War Is Raging, I Gave My Love A Cherry (The Riddle Song), When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier, Once I Had A Sweetheart, Beware, Oh, Take Care, Single Girl

Voicing: Low

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3013b | Songbook | $19.95 | Solo |


Richard Walters (editor) : The Boy's Changing Voice

Review: 20 selections, art songs and folksong arrangements, with a limited vocal range of one octave, chosen especially for the adolescent boy's voice during its change from a higher treble register. The complete range of the book falls between the F below middle C to the G above middle C.

Songlist: Simple Gifts, Aura Lee, The Jolly Miller, Barbara Allen, The Erie Canal, All Through the Night, Shenandoah, It was a lover and his lass, I Gave My Love a Cherry, Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Bendemeer's Stream, Bill Groggin's Goat, Bury Me No on the Lone Prairie, Come again, sweet love, Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, The lark in the Morn, Pastime with good company, The Rambling Silor, The Silver Swan, The Streets of Laredo

Style: World / Folk

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2555b | Songbook | $16.95 | Solo |


Richard Walters and Bryan Stanley : American Folksongs

Review: Concert arrangements for voice and piano in an art song style of 35 great folksongs from the American heritage. These interesting and expressive settings are appropriate for collegiate recitals or advanced high school singers as contest solos. The songs range from comic to sad, from rowdy to inspirational, and there are selections appropriate for women and men singers. The collection is primarily comprised of secular folksongs, with a few sacred American folk tunes. The same songs appear, transposed, in the editions for High Voice and Low Voice. There are three bonus duets.

Songlist: SHENANDOAH , BANKS OF THE OHIO , THE BATTLE ON SHILOH'S HILL , BEWARE, OH, TAKE CARE , Bill Groggin's Goat , BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVE'S HAIR , BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW , COME, THOU FOUNT OF EVERY BLESSING (arr. Walters), DAUGHTER, WILL YOU MARRY? , HONEST PLOUGHMAN, THE , HOUSEWIFE'S LAMENT, THE, HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION, I GAVE MY LOVE A CHERRY (THE RIDDLE SONG), JOHNNY HAS GONE FOR A SOLDIER (arr. Walters), LET US BREAK BREAD TOGETHER , MIGHTY DAY, NINE HUNDRED MILES, ONCE I HAD A SWEETHEART, RIVER IN THE PINES, THE, SACRAMENTO, SINGLE GIRL, SOLDIER, SOLDIER, WILL YOU MARRY ME? , STREETS OF LAREDO, THE (arr. Walters), WAYFARING STRANGER, WHISTLE, DAUGHTER, WHISTLE, AMAZING GRACE, CRUEL WAR IS RAGING, THE , SAILING AROUND , HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING (duet), HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING (solo) , and more

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4080b | Songbook | $17.95 | Solo |


Richard Walters and Bryan Stanley : American Folksongs

Review: Concert arrangements for voice and piano in an art song style of 35 great folksongs from the American heritage. These interesting and expressive settings are appropriate for collegiate recitals or advanced high school singers as contest solos. The songs range from comic to sad, from rowdy to inspirational, and there are selections appropriate for women and men singers. The collection is primarily comprised of secular folksongs, with a few sacred American folk tunes. The same songs appear, transposed, in the editions for High Voice and Low Voice. There are three bonus duets included.

Songlist: SHENANDOAH (arr. Stanley), BANKS OF THE OHIO (arr. Walters), THE BATTLE ON SHILOH'S HILL (arr. Stanley), BEWARE, OH, TAKE CARE (arr. Walters), Bill Groggin's Goat (arr. Walters), BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY TRUE LOVE'S HAIR (arr. Stanley), BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW (arr. Stanley), COME, THOU FOUNT OF EVERY BLESSING (arr. Walters), DAUGHTER, WILL YOU MARRY? (arr. Stanley), HONEST PLOUGHMAN, THE (arr. Stanley), HOUSEWIFE'S LAMENT, THE (arr. Stanley), HOW FIRM A FOUNDATION (arr. Walters), I GAVE MY LOVE A CHERRY (THE RIDDLE SONG) (arr. Walters), JOHNNY HAS GONE FOR A SOLDIER (arr. Walters), LET US BREAK BREAD TOGETHER (arr. Walters), MIGHTY DAY (arr. Stanley), NINE HUNDRED MILES (arr. Walters), ONCE I HAD A SWEETHEART (arr. Walters), RIVER IN THE PINES, THE (arr. Stanley), SACRAMENTO (arr. Stanley), SINGLE GIRL (arr. Walters), SOLDIER, SOLDIER, WILL YOU MARRY ME? (arr. Walters), STREETS OF LAREDO, THE (arr. Walters), WAYFARING STRANGER (arr. Walters), WHISTLE, DAUGHTER, WHISTLE (arr. Stanley), AMAZING GRACE (arr. Walters), CRUEL WAR IS RAGING, THE (arr. Walters), SAILING AROUND (arr. Walters), HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING (duet) (arr. Walters), HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING (solo) (arr. Walters), and more

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4081b | Songbook | $17.95 | Solo |


Various : 25 Folksong Solos for Children

Review: Folksongs especially arranged for a child's solo voice (including a unchanged boy's treble voice), with a limited range, designed to encourage lyric singing, and easy piano accompaniments. Contents: All the Pretty Little Horses - Animal Fair - Annabel Lee - The Ash Grove - Bill Grogan's Goat - Cradle Song - Every Night When the Sun Goes In -Father's Whiskers - The Generous Fiddler - How Can I Keep from Singing - Hush, Little Baby - The Lark in the Morn - Little Brown Dog - The Mermaid - My White Horse - On Mondays I Never Go to Work - Poor Lonesome Cowboy - The Red River Valley - Scarborough Fair - Shenandoah - Simple Gifts - The Streets of Laredo - Sweet the Evening Air of May - Tell Me Why - The Water Is Wide.

Songlist: Simple Gifts, All The Pretty Little Horses, Kehto Laula (Cradle Song), Water Is Wide, The Mermaid, The Generous Fiddler, Animal Fair, Tell Me Why, The Ash Grove, The Red River Valley, Mi Caballo Blanco (My White Horse), How Can I Keep From Singing, Bill Grogan's Goat, Scarborough Fair, Shenandoah, The Streets Of Laredo, Annabel Lee, Hush, Little Baby, Every Night When The Sun Goes Down, Poor Lonesome Cowboy, Lark In The Morning, Little Brown Dog, On Mondays I Never Go To Work, Father's Whiskers, Sweet The Evening Air Of May

Voicing: Children

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4335b | Songbook & Online Audio | $14.95 | Solo |


Various : American Folksongs & Spirituals

Review: 75 songs of American heritage, including: All The Pretty Little Horses - Arkansas Traveler - Aura Lee - Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair - The Blue Tail Fly - Buffalo Gals (Won't You Come Out Tonight) - Bury Me Not On The Lone Prairie - Cotton Eyed Joe - Deep River - Down In The Valley - The Drunken Sailor - Git Along, Little Doggies - Home On The Range - Hush, Little Baby - I've Been Working On The Railroad - Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho) - Never Said A Mumblin' Word - Oh! Susanna - Old Joe Clark - The Red River Valley - She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain - Shenandoah - Simple Gifts - Steal Away - The Streets Of Laredo - Wayfaring Stranger - and many more!

Songlist: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, Wayfaring Stranger, The Wabash Cannon Ball, Somebody's Knockin' At Your Door, Soon I Will Be Done (Trouble Of The World), Steal Away (Steal Away To Jesus), This Little Light Of Mine, Simple Gifts, The Lonesome Road, All My Trials, All The Pretty Little Horses, Frankie And Johnny, Deep River, Down In The Valley, Skip To My Lou, Turkey In The Straw, Animal Fair, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, When The Saints Go Marching In, Arkansas Traveler, Home On The Range, I've Been Working On The Railroad, Yankee Doodle Boy, Aura Lee, Standin' In The Need Of Prayer (Standing In The Need Of Prayer), Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, There Is A Balm In Gilead, The Red River Valley, John Henry, Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me, and more

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20381b | Songbook | $12.95 | Solo |


Various : Songs of Spain - Volume 1

Review: A superb collection of vocal music, for high voice with piano accompaniment, by celebrated Spanish composers. A brief introduction to the composers and their personal style is also included in English and Spanish.

Songlist: CALATANAZOR GOMBAU, CANCO DE MARIA LAMOTE DE GRIGNON, CANCONETA INCERTA MOMPOU, CORAZON DE MUJER TURINA, EL MIRAR DE LA MAJA GRANADOS, SEIS CANCIONES INFANTILES GURIDI, EN EL PINAR OBRADORS, MELPOMENE TURINA, MENTA I FARIGOLA TOLDRA, ROMANC DE SANTA LLUCIA TOLDRA, EL ROBLE Y EL OMBU GARCIA-ARCELUZ

Voicing: High
Style: World / Folk

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4086b | Songbook | $19.95 | Solo |


Various Arrangers : French Fun - Chansons Coquines

Review: Risque French cabaret numbers from the '20s and '30s that show the emergence of a new modern woman through the spirited songs of the era. Includes 12 songs.

Songlist: Ma Petit' Canne a la main, Par le trou, Les Femmes mariee, Savez-vous, Oh! Dis, Claudie, Ma Soeur (fait ca dans l'ascenseur) , Si vous saviez combien c'est long d'attendre, Je n'savais pas qu'c'etait ca, Odile! Oh! Dis-le, C'est bon, Felicie aussi, J'suis venue nue

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3064b | Songbook | $31.95 | Solo || French Choral Arrangements


Various Arrangers : Songs of the Far East for Solo Singers - Medium Low

Review: This exquisite collection of vocal solos features folk songs from China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand. Appropriate for both developing singers and mature vocalists, each of the ten beautiful arrangements is sung largely in English and a phonetic pronunciation guide is included for the phrases in Asian languages.

Songlist: Japanese Snow Song, Jasmine Flower, Kangding Love Song, Loy Krathong, Arirang, Burung Kakak Tua, Flower Drum Song, High Green Mountain, Sakura, Uji River

Voicing: Medium Low

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2955b | Book & CD | $26.95 | Solo |


Various Composers : 15 Easy Folksong Arrangements - High Voice

Review: This collection is designed for those students, of any age beyond early teens, in the early stages of voice study, although the arrangements are so satisfying that more advanced singers will also enjoy them. The ranges are modest, and songs have been chosen for both genders. The new arrangements are lovely, fresh and interesting, but keep the simple vocal line in the forefront. The piano accompaniments were deliberately designed for an intermediate level player. The CD includes beautiful performances of each song by professional singers to be used as a learning tool, and a piano accompaniment track for practice. Joan Boytim, the leading American expert on teaching the young voice, has added a preface about how to use these songs in the studio.

Songlist: The Ash Grove (arr. Stanley), Barbara Allen (arr. Stanley), Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes (arr. Dean), Greensleeves (arr. Stanley), How Can I Keep From Singing (arr. Ruck), I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song) (arr. Dean), I Know Where I'm Goin' (arr. Walters), Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier (arr. Walters), Loch Lomond (arr. Dean), Scarborough Fair (arr. Ruck), Shenandoah (arr. Walters), Soldier, Soldier Will You Marry Me (arr. Dean), Streets Of Laredo (The Cowboy's Lament) (arr. Walters), Water is Wide, The (arr. Ruck), When Johnny Comes Marching Home (arr. Walters)

Voicing: High
Style: World / Folk

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5317b | Songbook & CD | $16.95 | Solo |


Various Composers : 15 Easy Folksong Arrangements - Low Voice

Review: This collection is designed for those students, of any age beyond early teens, in the early stages of voice study, although the arrangements are so satisfying that more advanced singers will also enjoy them. The ranges are modest, and songs have been chosen for both genders. The new arrangements are lovely, fresh and interesting, but keep the simple vocal line in the forefront. The piano accompaniments were deliberately designed for an intermediate level player. The CD includes performances of each song by professional singers to be used as a learning tool, and a piano accompaniment track for practice. Joan Boytim, the leading American expert on teaching the young voice, has added a preface about how to use these songs in the studio.

Songlist: The Ash Grove (arr. Stanley), Barbara Allen (arr. Stanley), Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes (arr. Dean), Greensleeves (arr. Stanley), How Can I Keep From Singing (arr. Ruck), I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song) (arr. Dean), I Know Where I'm Goin' (arr. Walters), Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier (arr. Walters), Loch Lomond (arr. Dean), Scarborough Fair (arr. Ruck), Shenandoah (arr. Walters), Soldier, Soldier Will You Marry Me (arr. Dean), Streets Of Laredo (The Cowboy's Lament) (arr. Walters), Water is Wide, The (arr. Ruck), When Johnny Comes Marching Home (arr. Walters)

Voicing: Low
Style: World / Folk

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5314b | Songbook & CD | $16.95 | Solo |

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