The five-volume ABRSM Songbook series offers singers and their teachers an unrivalled choice of core repertoire that will provide the bedrock for many years of rewarding vocal study. The series features: over 100 art songs, drawn from Grades 1-5 of ABRSM's Singing syllabus; A massive range of repertoire from the Medieval to modern musicals - many in practical new editions; Irresistible new arrangements by Carol Barratt of 18 classic songs. A rich collection of 60 authentic unaccompanied traditional songs, sourced from around the world; English singing translations for every non-English-language song - many newly-commissioned; Useful notes on the songs containing background information and performance suggestions; CDs of piano accompaniments to all the art songs, performed by Simon Lepper, as well as recordings of the text to every song, performed by native speakers.
Publisher: Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 431 g
Dimensions: 305 x 229 x 9 mm
This series is a rich source of songs for teachers and students ... the CDs add to overall usefulness of the volumes, especially with native speakers of the various languages of the international traditional songs. * Journal of Singing *
Best Classical Publication 2009 * MIA Award *