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Songs Of The Americas (arr Hargest Jones)



48 Songs of which FIVE are set on Grades 1 and 3 of the AB Singing Exams from 2009. Published by Boosey and Hawkes.

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Songs Of The Americas - 48 Favourite Songs.

Voice And Piano - Song Book.

Six outstanding collections of favourite songs. All arrangements include the melody line in the accompaniment so that the songs work equally well as piano solos.
Ideal for playing at home, in the classroom, or even as concert items!

\"Songs of the Americas\" is a collection from north, central and south America and the West Indies including Lil Liza Jane, Land of the Silver Birch, Banana Boat Song, Deep River and Yankee Doodle.
The edition is part of the ABRSM syllabus (grades 1 and 3).

Series: Folk Song Series
Instrumentation: Voice And Piano
Editor: Hargest Jones, Margery
Binding: Saddle stitching
Language: English
Edition Type: song book
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, London
ISMN: M-060-09269-5
ISBN: 979-0-060-09269-5

Songs Set by the AB:

  • Dona, Dona in Dm (d'-c\") AB 1
  • La Cucaracha in F (c'-d\") AB 1
  • Work - My Grandfather's Clock in A (c#'-e\") AB 1
  • Foster - Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair in Eb (bb-eb\") AB 3
  • Foster - Old Folks at Home in D (d'-e\") AB 3

Full Contents:


  • A Life on the Ocean Wave
  • Deep River
  • Dona Dona
  • Jamaica Farewell
  • La Cucaracha
  • Land of the Silver Birch
  • Mango Walk
  • My Old Kentucky Home
  • Old Folks at Home
  • One More River
  • The Erie Canal
  • The Gypsey Davey
  • The Wreck of Sloop John B
  • Water Come a Me Eye
  • Angelico
  • Banana Boat Song
  • Carmen Carmela
  • Clementine
  • Dixie
  • Donkey Riding
  • Drill ye tarriers
  • Farewell My Own True Love,
  • Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair
  • Jennie Jenkins
  • John Browns Body
  • Lil Liza Jane
  • Linstead Market
  • Marching through Georgia
  • My Grandfathers Clock
  • No Other Moon
  • Nobody Knows the Trouble Ive Seen
  • Patrick on the Railroad
  • Pay Me My Money Down
  • Riddles
  • Sambalele
  • Santy Anno
  • Shenandoah
  • Simple Gifts
  • Steal Away
  • Swing Low sweet Chariot
  • The Greenland Whale Fishery
  • The Old Man Who Lived in the Wood
  • The Shanty-Boys in the Pine
  • The Streets of Laredo
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas
  • Tortilla Vendor
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • Yankee Doodle



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