The ABRSM Songbook Book 5

ABRSM Songbook Book 5 (with CD)


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ABRSM Songbook Book 5 (with CD) from 2018

For Instrument - Voice
Exam Board - ABRSM Grade 5
Ability - Intermediate
Format - Sheet Music with CD and/or Online Content

With selected pieces and traditional songs, the Songbook Series by ABRSM offers teachers and singers a broad choice of repertoire for vocal study. This book includes songs from Grades 5 of the ABRSM singing syllabus.

There are useful notes on the songs with background information and performance suggestions.

Includes CD featuring piano accompaniments and recordings.


  • A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square [Manning Sherwin]
  • Una palomita blanca [Joaquin Rodrigo]
  • Who is Sylvia? [Franz Schubert]
  • Vergebliches Standchen [Johannes Brahms]
  • Dove sei? [George Frideric Handel]
  • Vieni, vieni o mio diletto [Antonio Vivaldi]
  • Fear no more the heat o' the sun [Ian Higginson]
  • Where the bee sucks [Thomas Arne]
  • From a Railway Carriage [Alec Rowley]
  • Where'er you walk [George Frideric Handel]
  • Bengawan Solo [Trad.]
  • Hirschlein ging im Wald spazieren [Peter Cornelius]
  • Cantilena del 'Maggio' [Trad.]
  • Canto de la trilla [Trad.]
  • I attempt from love's sickness to fly [Henry Purcell]
  • Henry Martyn [Trad.]
  • Molihua [Trad.]
  • If doughty deeds [Arthur Sullivan]
  • Noches de luna [Trad.]
  • Tatties an' Herrin' [Trad.]
  • It was a lover and his lass [Thomas Morley]
  • The Banks of Newfoundland [Trad.]
  • The Blackbird of Avondale [Trad.]
  • Jeg elsker Dig [Edvard Grieg]
  • The Sprig of Thyme [Trad.]
  • The Woods of Trugh [Trad.]
  • Jsem jako lipa koata [Antonin Dvorak]
  • To be a Farmer's Boy [Trad.]
  • Linden Lea [Ralph Vaughan Williams]
  • Love Walked In [George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin]
  • Maria Wiegenlied [Max Reger]
  • My Ship [Kurt Weill / Ira Gershwin]
  • Rejoice in the Lord [James Nares]
  • Rugiadose odorose [Alessandro Scarlatti]
  • Simple Gifts [Aaron Copland / Trad.]
  • Tell me, lovely shepherd [William Boyce]
  • The Birds' Lament [Richard Rodney Bennet]
  • Trade Winds [Frederick Keel]

Additional Information

Series - ABRSM Songbooks
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
Grades Incl. - Grade 5
Type - Exam Music, Songbooks, Exam Pieces