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Catalogue No: M051933747
ISMN: 9790051933747
Shop Product Code: 190073B
Complete Folksong Arrangements - high voice

Status: Usually despatched within 15 - 20 working days

Department: Singing - Vocal repertoire (other publishers): high voice

Instrumentation: Voice, Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (New York)

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ABRSM Singing 2009-20176
ABRSM Singing from 20186
This landmark publication includes all sixty-one of Britten's arrangements of folk songs, combining the contents of the seven published books 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.

Contents and Reviews

  • At the mid hour of night
  • Avenging and bright
  • Bird Scarer's Song
  • Bonny at morn (1976)
  • Bonny at morn (volume 6)
  • Ca' the yowes
  • Come you not from Newcastle?
  • David of the White Rock
  • Dear harp of my country
  • Dink's Song
  • Early one morning
  • Eho! Eho!
  • Fileuse
  • Greensleeves
  • How sweet the answer
  • I was lonely and forlorn
  • I will give my love an apple
  • I wonder as I wander
  • Il est quelqu'en sur terre
  • La belle est au jardin d'amour
  • La Noel passee
  • Le roi s'en va-t'en chasse
  • Lemady
  • Little Sir William
  • Lord! I married me a wife
  • Master Kilby
  • O can ye sew cushions
  • O the sight entrancing
  • O Waly, Waly
  • Oft in the stilly night
  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Pray goody
  • Quand j'etais chez mon pere
  • Rich and rare
  • Sail on, sail on
  • Sailor-boy
  • Sally in our alley
  • She's like the swallow
  • Soldier, won't you marry me?
  • Sweet Polly Oliver
  • The Ash Grove
  • The Bonny Earl o' Moray
  • The Brisk Young Widow
  • The Crocodile
  • The Deaf Woman's Courtship
  • The False Knight upon the Road
  • The Foggy, Foggy Dew
  • The Holly and the Ivy
  • The last rose of summer
  • The Lincolnshire Poacher
  • The Miller of Dee
  • The Minstrel Boy
  • The Plough Boy
  • The Salley Gardens
  • The Shooting of His Dear
  • The Soldier and the Sailor
  • The Stream in the Valley
  • The trees they grow so high
  • There's none to soothe
  • Tom Bowling
  • Voici le printemps

"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