The Oxford Book of Flexible Choral Songs

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51 secular Concert Works for all Choirs

for: Choir, piano


Item no.691778
EditorAlan Bullard
Scope280 pages; 17,5 x 25 cm
Release year2019
Publisher/ProducerOxford University Press
Producer No.9780193525641
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  • Perfect for small choirs, young choirs, choirs with few men, choirs just starting out, and choirs with limited rehearsal time
  • 51 flexibly scored choral songs, including 12 new commissions
  • Accessible piano accompaniments, with some unaccompanied songs
  • Wide range of styles, from the thirteenth century to the present day
  • Repertoire includes madrigals and part-songs, folksongs, European art songs, Victorian ballads, and variety songs
  • Classified by subject-matter, including 'Birds and Beasts', 'Comedy', 'Mystery', 'Seasons and Times', 'Choral Centrepieces', and 'Encores'
  • Original songs by composers including Will Todd, John Rutter, Bob Chilcott, Oliver Tarney, Sarah Quartel, Ben Parry, and Alan Bullard
  • Newly arranged songs by composers ranging from Dowland to Walton
  • English singing translations for songs in other languages


  • A Bell-Chime, Alan Bullard
  • A flower remembered, John Rutter
  • A Swan (En svane), Edvard Grieg
  • All will be well, Will Todd
  • As She Goes, Stephen Hatfield
  • Calm and deep peace / Simple Gifts, Alan Bullard
  • Canzonet, Thomas Morley, adap. Alan Bullard
  • Celebrate!, Alan Bullard
  • Cherry ripe, Charles Edward Horn, arr. Alan Bullard
  • Catch a Falling Star, Bob Chilcott
  • Chimes, Oliver Tarney
  • Dwell on the beauty, Ian Assersohn
  • Eletelephony, Ben Parry
  • Fall, leaves, fall, Toby Young
  • Flow my tears, John Dowland, adap. Alan Bullard
  • Four Bird Songs, Alan Bullard
  • Greensleeves, Trad. English folk song, arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • If I can stop one heart from breaking, Libby Larsen
  • It was a lover and his lass, Thomas Morley, arr. Alan Bullard
  • La, la, la, Pierre Certon
  • Juanita (A Spanish Ballad), Trad. Spanish, arr. Alan Bullard
  • My Boy Jack, Alison Willis
  • My heart is like a singing bird, Michael Higgins
  • O er the Waves Let Us Go, Trad. Hebridean, arr. Alan Bullard
  • Pase el agoa (Cross the water), Anon. 16th century, arr. Alan Bullard
  • Scarborough Fair, Trad. English folk song, arr. Michael Higgins
  • Spring (Sound the Flute), Edmund Jolliffe
  • Stars of the summer night, Andy Brooke
  • Sumer is icumen in, Anon. 13th century, arr. Alan Bullard
  • The Darkened Valley (Abendlich schon rauscht der Wald), Fanny Hensel
  • The Gartan Mother s Lullaby, Trad. Irish, arr. Alan Bullard
  • The Honeysuckle and the Bee, William H. Penn, arr. Alan Bullard
  • The Tiger, Alan Bullard
  • The Water Mill, Ralph Vaughan Williams, adap. Alan Bullard
  • The Truth is Great, Bob Chilcott
  • The Way of Peace (Kayra Sillo), Trad. West African (Mandingo wedding
  • processional), transcribed and arr. Fred Onovwerosuoke
  • There alway something sings, Sarah Quartel
  • Three Shakespeare Songs, Alan Bullard
  • To Music (An die Musik), Franz Schubert, adap. Alan Bullard
  • Tom s gone to Hilo, Trad. British sea shanty, arr. Alan Bullard
  • Tread Softly, Alan Bullard
  • Two Songs of Quisqueya, Trad. Dominican Republic, arr. Juan Tony Guzmán
  • Under the greenwood tree, William Walton, adap. Alan Bullard
  • What is the song the stars sing?, Malcolm Archer
  • Where did you get that hat?, James Rolmaz
  • Why does he gallop?, Charles Villiers Stanford, adap. Alan Bullard