Songs of John Jacob Niles: High Voice and Piano (Vocal Collection)

  • ISBN-13: 9780793525843
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(Vocal Collection). 35 songs by Kentucky-born John Jacob Niles, one of the most loved American vocal composers, whose songs are a staple of contest solo lists. 11 songs have been added for the 2015 expanded edition. Includes Gambling Songs and a collection of Niles' Appalachian Carols, as well as a preface by and biographical notes on the composer. New in the 2015 Revised and Expanded edition: The Blue Madonna * Calm is the Night * Careless Love * Reward * Wayfaring Stranger * The Cherry-Tree * Lulle Lullay * Down in yon forest * Jesus the Christ is born * The Seven Joys of Mary * See Jesus the Saviour Complete Table of Contents: The Black Dress * Black is the color of my true love's hair * The Blue Madonna * Calm Is the Night * Careless Love * The Carol of the Bells * Evening * The Flower of Jesse * Go 'way from my window * I wonder as I wander * Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head * The Lass from the Low Countree * Little Black Star * The Lotus Bloom * My Lover is a farmer lad * Reward * Ribbon Bow * The Robin and the Thorn * Sweet little boy Jesus * Unused I am to lovers * Wayfaring Stranger * What Songs Were Sung * When I get up into Heaven * The Wild Rider * The Rovin' Gambler * The Gambler's Lament * The Gambler's Wife (By-Low) * Gambler, don't you lose your place * Gamblyer's Song of the Big Sandy River * The Cherry-Tree * Lulle Lullay * Down in yon forest * Jesus the Christ is born * The Seven Joys of Mary * See Jesus the Saviour "These two lovely volumes for high and low voice are the result of years of growing scholarship around the work of a composer often slighted...We are fortunate indeed to have this latest generous edition, offering as it does a wealth of material for recital and pedagogic purposes. The inclusion of Niles's own notes from the original edition are particularly moving."-- Journal of Singing

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