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American Folksongs

American Folksongs (The Vocal Library High Voice). Arranged by Bryan Stanley and Richard Walters. For Vocal. Vocal Collection. 208 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.740187).

ISBN 0634047612. 9x12 inches.

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. Includes fresh arrangements of “Amazing Grace,” “Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair,” “The Cruel War Is Raging,” “How Can I Keep from Singing?,” “I Gave My Love a Cherry,” “Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier,” “Shenandoah,” “Soldier, Soldier, Will You Marry Me,” “The Streets of Laredo,” “Wayfaring Stranger,” “Wondrous Love” and more.

  • 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) 
  • 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) 
  • SACRAMENTO (arr. Stanley) 
  • SINGLE GIRL (arr. Walters) 
  • SOLDIER, SOLDIER, WILL YOU MARRY ME? (arr. Walters) 
  • WAYFARING STRANGER (arr. Walters) 
  • WHISTLE, DAUGHTER, WHISTLE (arr. Stanley) 
  • AMAZING GRACE (arr. Walters) 
  • SAILING AROUND (arr. Walters) 
  • HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING (duet) (arr. Walters) 
  • HOW CAN I KEEP FROM SINGING (solo) (arr. Walters) 
  • WE ARE CLIMBING JACOB'S LADDER (duet) (arr. Walters) 
  • WE ARE CLIMBING JACOB'S LADDER (solo) (arr. Walters) 
  • WONDROUS LOVE (duet) arr. Walters 
  • WONDROUS LOVE (solo) arr. Walters 
  • GREENLAND FISHERIES/HAUL AWAY, JOE arr. Stanley 
  • HONEST PLOUGHMAN, THE (arr. Stanley) 
  • HOUSEWIFE'S LAMENT, THE (arr. Stanley) 
  • RIVER IN THE PINES, THE (arr. Stanley) 
  • STREETS OF LAREDO, THE (arr. Walters) 
  • CRUEL WAR IS RAGING, THE (arr. Walters) 

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