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Benjamin Britten : Complete Folksong Arrangements : Solo : Songbook : 073999488128 : 1423421574 : 48018782

Benjamin Britten : Complete Folksong Arrangements

This landmark publication includes 61 songs, combining the contents of the seven published books of Britten folksong arrangements in High and Low Voice editions. Some of the songs have never before been transposed. The songs of Volume 6, for voice and guitar, have been transcribed for voice and piano for this edition. Editor Richard Walters has done a splendid job of bringing this collection to publication, not only assembling the material but also writing an excellent, informative, and thought provoking Preface that gives insight into Britten's life and work...Having all these songs together in one volume is a real boon to voice teachers and students alike, not to mention accompanists...All music libraries and voice studios will want to own this collection.--Journal of Singing Contents: VOLUME 1: BRITISH ISLES: The Salley Gardens - Little Sir William - The Bonny Earl o' Moray - O Can Ye Sew Cushions? - The Trees They Grow So High - The Ash Grove - Oliver Cromwell - VOLUME 2: FRANCE: La Noel Passee - Voici le Printemps - Fileuse - Le Roi s'en va-t'en Chasse - La Belle est au Jardin d'amour - Il es quelqu'un sur terre - Eho! Eho! - Quand j'etais chez mon pere - VOLUME 3: BRITISH ISLES: The Plough Boy - There's none to Soothe - Sweet Polly Oliver - The Miller of Dee - The Foggy, Foggy Dew - O Waly, Waly - Come you not from Newcastle? - VOLUME 4: MOORE'S IRISH MELODIES: Avenging and Bright - Sail on, Sail on - How Sweet the Answer - The Minstrel Boy - At the Mid Hour of Night - Rich and Rare - Dear Harp of my Country! - Oft in the Stilly Night - The Last rose of Summer - O the Sight Entrancing - VOLUME 5: BRITISH ISLES: The Brisk Young Widow - Sally in Our Alley - The Lincolnshire Poacher - Early One Morning - Ca' the Yowes - VOLUME 6: ENGLAND: I Will Give My Love an Apple - Sailor-boy - Master Kilby - The Soldier and the Sailor - Bonny at Morn - The Shooting of His Dear - EIGHT FOLKSONG ARRANGEMENTS (1976): Lord! I Married Me a Wife - She's Like the Swallow - Lemady - Bonny at Morn - I Was Lonely and Forlorn - David of the White Rock - The False Knight Upon the Road - Bird Scarer's Song - OTHER ARRANGEMENTS: Tom Bowling - The Crocodile - Dink's Song - Greensleeves - The Holly and the Ivy - I Wonder as I Wander - Pray Goody - The Deaf Woman's Courtship - Soldier, Won't You Marry Me? - The Stream in the Valley

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Voicing: Medium Low | 11756b | Songbook | $34.95


Bruce Trinkley : Nine Latin American Folk Songs - Low : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081221212  : 00-22938

Bruce Trinkley : Nine Latin American Folk Songs - Low

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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 5343b | Songbook & CD | $24.95


Celius Dougherty : Folksongs and Chanties - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : 073999854992 : 0634073338 : 50485499

Celius Dougherty : Folksongs and Chanties - Low Voice

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)

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Voicing: Low | 3063b | Songbook | $14.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 1 - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook : 038081024691  : 00-4953

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

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 Music's finest writers, such as Philip Kern, Jay Althouse, Don Besig, Ruth Elaine Schram, and Carl Strommen. Titles: Amazing Grace * Danny Boy * 'Liza Jane * Greensleeves * Farewell, Lad (Adéu, Donzellet) * To the Sky * Scarborough Fair * She's Like the Swallow * Angels Through the Night (All Through the Night/All Night, All Day) * Homeward Bound * 'Cross the Wide Missouri. This title is available in SmartMusic. A Federation Festivals 2020-2024 selection.

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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 10214b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : Folk Songs for Solo Singers, Vol. 2 - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook : 038081136486  : 00-16301

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

This volume of 14 best-loved folk songs for solo voice and piano contains memorable works arranged by three of Alfred Music's top writers: Jay Althouse, Mark Hayes and Ruth Elaine Schram. Titles: All My Trials * All Through the Night * Camptown Races * Cindy * Fire Down Below * Follow the Drinking Gourd * Go 'Way from My Window * He's Gone Away * Old Dan Tucker * Poor Boy * Poor Wayfaring Stranger * Shenandoah * Simple Gifts * The Water Is Wide. This title is available in SmartMusic. A Federation Festivals 2020-2024 selection.

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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 10220b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : International Folk Songs for Solo Singers - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook : 038081150994  : 00-16960

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

This outstanding collection of 12 singable folk songs from eight 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. Titles: A la Nanita Nana * All My Trials * Auprès de Ma Blonde * Cara Mamma * Chevaliers de la Table Ronde * Guter Mond * The Jones Boys * The Last Rose of Summer * Santa Lucia * Schlaf in Guter Ruh * Siyahamba * Valencianita.

Songlist: A la Nanita Nana, All My Trials, Auprès de Ma Blonde, 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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 10223b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Jay Althouse : American Folk Songs for Solo Singers - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook : 038081397634  : 00-35565

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

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.

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Voicing: Medium Low | 10147b | Songbook | $15.95


Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : 038081444116  : 00-39750

Jay Althouse : Songs of the British Isles for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice

The songs of the British Isles---England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales---are among the most expressive and singable in Western music. The 11 songs selected for this collection are ideal for both the beginning soloist and the more skilled singer. Included are ballads, love songs, folk songs, and even two Christmas carols. Titles: Annie Laurie * The Ash Grove * The Blaydon Races * Danny Boy * Flow Gently, Sweet Afton * Greensleeves * God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen * Scarborough Fair * Skye Boat Song * The Snow Lay on the Ground * The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly).

Songlist: Flow Gently, Sweet Afton, Scarborough Fair, Annie Laurie, The Ash Grove, Danny Boy, Skye Boat Song, Greensleeves, The Snow Lay on the Ground, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, The Water Is Wide (O Waly, Waly), The Blaydon Races

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Voicing: Medium Low | 10362b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Mark Hayes : 10 Folk Songs for Solo Voice - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081198699  : 00-20963

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

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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 5434b | Songbook & CD | $24.95


Richard Walters : Folksongs in Recital - 14 Concert Arrangements - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook & CD : 884088113322 : 1423421353 : 00000474

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

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

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Voicing: Low | 3013b | Songbook & CD | $19.95 | Voice and Piano


Richard Walters and Bryan Stanley : American Folksongs - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : 073999401882 : 0634047620 : 00740188

Richard Walters and Bryan Stanley : American Folksongs - Low Voice

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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Voicing: Low | 4081b | Songbook | $21.95 | Voice and Piano


Sally K. Albrecht : 12 Folk Songs for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : 038081338194  : 00-31047

Sally K. Albrecht : 12 Folk Songs for Solo Singers - Medium Low Voice

This excellent collection of 12 varied folk songs from near and far offers fresh settings by well-known Alfred Music arrangers including Jay Althouse, Andy Beck, Mark Hayes, Douglas E. Wagner, Dave and Jean Perry, and more. Available in Medium High and Medium Low editions. Titles are: A-Roving * Arirang * By Waters Clear and Flowing * How Can I Keep from Singing? * Johnny's Gone * Land of Our Dreams * The Lass from the Low Country * Ol' Dan Tucker * Star of the County Down * Sun Don't Set in the Mornin' * Waters Ripple and Flow * Where the Sea Meets the Sky.

Songlist: A-Roving, Arirang, By Waters Clear and Flowing, How Can I Keep from Singing?, Johnny's Gone, Land of Our Dreams, The Lass from the Low Country, Ol' Dan Tucker, Star of the County Down, Sun Don't Set in the Mornin', Waters Ripple and Flow, Where the Sea Meets the Sky

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Voicing: Medium Low | 10350b | Songbook | $15.95 | Voice and Piano


Various Arrangers : Songs of the Far East for Solo Singers - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook & CD : 038081490267  : 00-43486

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

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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 2955b | Songbook & CD | $26.95 | With Piano


Various Arrangers : Songs of the Far East for Solo Singers - Medium Low : Solo : Songbook : 038081490274  : 00-43487

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

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

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Voicing: Medium Low | 2956b | Songbook | $15.95 | With Piano


Various Composers : 15 Easy Folksong Arrangements - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook & CD : 073999788921 : 0634077287 : 00740269

Various Composers : 15 Easy Folksong Arrangements - Low Voice

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, 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)

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Voicing: Low | 5314b | Songbook & CD | $16.95 | Voice and Piano


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