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John Jacob Niles
Songs of John Jacob Niles - Revised and Expanded Edition

Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Evening
Careless Love
I Wonder As I Wander
Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
The Black Dress
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair
The Cherry-Tree
Down In Yon Forest
Lulle Lullay
The Carol Of The Birds
The Seven Joys Of Mary
Sweet Little Boy Jesus
What Songs Were Sung
The Flower Of Jesse
Jesus, The Christ, Is Born
See Jesus, The Saviour
Go 'Way From My Window
The Lass From The Low Countree
The Rovin' Gambler
The Blue Madonna
Reward
Calm Is The Night
The Lotus Bloom
The Gambler's Lament
The Gambler's Wife (By - Low)
Gambler, Don't You Lose Your Place
Gambler's Song Of The Big Sandy River
My Lover Is A Farmer Lad
The Wild Rider
Ribbon Bow
Little Black Star
The Robin And The Thorn
Unused I Am To Lovers
When I Get Up Into Heaven

35 songs by Kentucky-born John Jacob Niles, one of the most loved American vocal composers, whose songs are a staple of contest solo lists. 11 songs have been added for the 2015 expanded edition. Includes Gambling Songs and a collection of Niles' Appalachian Carols, as well as a preface by and biographical notes on the composer. New in the 2015 Revised and Expanded edition: The Blue Madonna - Calm is the Night - Careless Love - Reward - Wayfaring Stranger - The Cherry-Tree - Lulle Lullay - Down in yon forest - Jesus the Christ is born - The Seven Joys of Mary - See Jesus the Saviour Complete Table of Contents: The Black Dress - Black is the color of my true love's hair - The Blue Madonna - Calm Is the Night - Careless Love - The Carol of the Bells - Evening - The Flower of Jesse - Go 'way from my window - I wonder as I wander - Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head - The Lass from the Low Countree - Little Black Star - The Lotus Bloom - My Lover is a farmer lad - Reward - Ribbon Bow - The Robin and the Thorn - Sweet little boy Jesus - Unused I am to lovers - Wayfaring Stranger - What Songs Were Sung - When I get up into Heaven - The Wild Rider - The Rovin' Gambler - The Gambler's Lament - The Gambler's Wife (By-Low) - Gambler, don't you lose your place - Gamblyer's Song of the Big Sandy River - The Cherry-Tree - Lulle Lullay - Down in yon forest - Jesus the Christ is born - The Seven Joys of Mary - See Jesus the Saviour These two lovely volumes for high and low voice are the result of years of growing scholarship around the work of a composer often slighted...We are fortunate indeed to have this latest generous edition, offering as it does a wealth of material for recital and pedagogic purposes. The inclusion of Niles's own notes from the original edition are particularly moving.--Journal of Singing

Item code: 70795B | Songbook | $19.95 add item to cart
Opera | Voice and Piano | Solo | 104 Pages | Softcover | 9 x 12
073999810769 | 0793525845 | 50481076

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