Britten - 8 Folksong Arrangements for high voice + harp




Britten's last set of folksong arrangements from 1976 for high voice + pedal harp. Welsh & English lyrics given for the 2 Welsh songs. Set for ABRSM Examination 2018 onwards Singing Grade 7 (List C: Bonny at morn) & DipABRSM (She's like the swallow).

Bird Scarer's song (Somerset) - Bb (f'-g"/bb")

Bonny at morn (Northumbria) - Ab (eb'-f")

David of the White Rock / Dafydd y Garreg Wen (Wales) - F minor (c'-ab")

False Knight upon the road, The (Appalachians) - F (c'-f")

I was lonely and forlorn / Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn (Wales) - F (e'-g")

Lemady (Yorkshire) - B (b-f#")

Lord! I married me a wife (Appalachians) - E minor (e'-e")

She's like the swallow (Newfoundland) - E minor (e'-g")