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Lewis Henry Horton
The A Cappella Primer

Song NameArranger
Let Us Sing (cannon)Horton
Whistle, Mary, WhistleHorton
Billy Boy
A Round of RoundsHorton
Angels We Have Heard On HighOld French
All Through The NightOwen
March Of The KingsProvencal
Song From "Pippa Passes"Horton
O How Lovely Is The EveningOld Round
Go Down MosesNegro "spiritual"
Steal AwayNegro "spiritual"
Riggety-JigOld Song
Stars Of The Summer NightWoodbury
Here I Have A Tasty PieAdam de la Halle
Gaily The TroubadourBayly
To CeliaOld English
Good King WenceslasOld English Tune
Years Of PeaceSicilian
Bendemeer's StreamIrish

A first introduction to a cappella singing containing a choice repertoire of twenty choruses with pedagogical suggestions for interpretation. The choruses in this collection appear in the progressive order of their respective degrees of difficulty: First, two-part music, with occasional four-part endings; then, the use of the melodic style and imitation afforded by rounds and canons; and finally, choice material in four-part harmony. In these, special attention has been given to the melodic line of the harmony parts; awkward skips have been avoided, while both smooth melodic line and variety have been sought within the easy compass of youthful voices. Piano, or preferably reed organ if available, may be used freely while teaching the parts, but should be omitted as soon as the parts have been learned, and should, however, be used occasionally during rehearsal in order to test for accuracy in pitch.

Item code: 9652B | Songbook | $4.95 add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | SATB | 58 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10

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