Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 August 2019

Difficulty: Easy

280 Pages | 249x174mm

ISBN: 9780193525634

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Alan Bullard

The Oxford Book of Flexible Choral Songs


Forces or Category: Flexible voices and piano, with options for unison and two-part singing (mixed or upper/lower), SABar, & SATB

Oxford Flexible Anthologies

  • 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