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Sarah's Encores

By Sarah Walker

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Piano/Vocal
By Sarah Walker. Music Sales America. Christmas. 56 pages. Novello & Co Ltd. #NOV170342. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (HL.14028809).

Item Number: HL.14028809
ISBN 0853604509. Christmas. 8.25x11.75 inches.

A collection of humorous and nostalgic songs with which Sarah Walker and Roger Vignoles have regaled audiences from time to time with enormous success. Two by Jeremy Nicholas and a very rare one by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann are here published for the first time. Singers will welcome the opportunity to acquire such a witty selection in one volume. Includes 8 songs: Ages Ago • Paris in New York • There Are Fairies at the Bottom of Our Garden • Usherette's Blues • and more.

  • A Word On My Ear 
  • Ages Ago 
  • Paris In New York 
  • Place Settings 
  • Someone Is Sending Me Flowers 
  • There Are Fairies At The Bottom Of Our Garden 
  • Transatlantic Lullaby 
  • Usherette's Blues 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    Washington, DC
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • July 11, 2008 Music as good as ever, new cover disappointing

    This is a marvelous book - contains fabulous comic pieces, some of which can't be found anywhere else. I enjoy singing them myself, and working on them with my students.(If the pieces are to be sung for an audition, there should be a VERY capable pianist available - most are...

    tricky.) Now, the bad news: the photo shows the full color glossy cardstock cover. What came this time is a black and white, heavy paper cover. The book handles differently, and is less stable on the piano then my other copies were. I'm also afraid it will wear out more quickly. Other than the new cover, I'm delighted to have my third copy of this anthology, and believe me, I will NOT be lending this one out!

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  • 4

    Location:
    Rotorua New Zealand
  • April 23, 2008 Caveats for compilation albums

    I wanted the scores for several songs on Sarah Walker and Roger Vignoles cd 'Blah Blah Blah and other trifles" and was disappointed that this book has only about half of them. It's because she does not have the rights to all the songs I think. (Blah Blah Blah...

    is a Gershwin number). It's a problem with compilation albums and you might be better ordering the sheet music for each song direct from the publisher. But it has the wonderful Donald Swan song 'A word on my ear', which I plan to perform, and buying this book was the only way I could get it legally. But the book is expensive,[...]

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  • 5

    Location:
    Norway
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • December 05, 2007 Fantastic Encores

    The main reason for me buying this was the masterwork "A word on my ear", but I discovered a lot of other nice songs as well.

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