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Arrangements for voice(s)  and guitar


If music be the food of love (Purcell) alto and guitar


George Gershwin

    Summertime

         alto and guitar


Harold Arlen

  Stormy Weather:

      alto voice, guitar



Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (A great and mighty wonder / Lo how a Rose e’er blooming) with guitar accompaniment

    high voice and guitar

    low voice and guitar

   


Arrangements from Schubert’s Gesänge der Harfners (Songs of the harpist)

     Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt (Who gives himself to solitude)

          Low voice and guitar


    Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen ass (Who never ate his bread with tears)

          Low voice and guitar


    An die Türen (I will creep up to the doors)

          Low voice and guitar


    All three Gesänge der Harfners (Songs of the harpist)

            Low voice and guitar

  

If Music be the food of love (Purcell)

     low voice and guitar

  


A North Country Maid (The Oak and the Ash)

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)


An die Laute - on the Schubert arrangements page

  (alto or baritone and guitar and soprano or tenor and guitar)


Après un Rêve (Gabriel Fauré)                             Video

Apres un reve

  (alto or mezzo soprano and guitar)



The Ash Grove

   (alto, tenor, guitar chords - versions in F major and E major)

and

   (soprano, alto, guitar chords - version in B flat)




The ballad of Green Broom

  (simple arrangement for alto or tenor and guitar)



Believe me if all those endearing young charms (Thomas Moore)         Video

  (alto and guitar)


Beautiful Dreamer (Stephen Foster)

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)



Bobby Shafto

  (alto, guitar)



Brennan on the Moor

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)



Byrd’s Cradle song

  (alto, guitar)



Cats Duet (Rossini, Weyse, Pearsall arr DWS)         Video

  (2 altos and guitar)



Chantefable of Aucassin and Nicolette

  (solo voice and guitar)



Come Again (by John Dowland)

  (arranged for medium voice and guitar)




Come into the Garden, Maud (Balfe)                     Video

  (alto, guitar)



Dashing away with the smoothing iron

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)



Dido’s Lament (when I am laid in earth (Purcell)                                      Video

  (alto and guitar)

  (soprano and guitar)



Du bist die Ruh - on the Schubert arrangements page

  (alto or baritone and guitar and soprano or tenor and guitar)




Flow not so fast ye fountains (Dowland)               Video

  (alto, guitar and optional melody instrument)


Hebridean fairy’s love song                                   Video

   (alto or baritone and guitar)



Heidenröslein - on the Schubert arrangements page

  (alto or baritone and guitar and soprano or tenor and guitar)




Ich danke dem Herrn (Schütz)

   (alto, guitar)



If my complaints (Dowland)

  (alto, guitar)



I have a bonnet (folk song arrangement)

   (alto, guitar)


It was a lover and his lass (Thomas Morley)

  (alto or mezzo soprano, guitar)





Let now the harp and voice unite

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)




Love’s God is a boy (Robert Jones)                    Video

  (alto, guitar)




Madonna il tuo bel viso (Philippe Verdelot)

  (alto voice and guitar - with additional English singing translation)




The Mallow Fling

   (simple arrangement for alto (or baritone) and guitar)




Music for a While (Henry Purcell)          

  (alto, guitar)



Nacht und Träume  - on the Schubert arrangements page

  (alto or baritone and guitar and soprano or tenor and guitar)




Ten Nursery Rhymes (very simple arrangements)              Video

  (voice and guitar chord-names - each arranged for high, medium and low voice)

  (The nursery rhymes are also available separately:

                     Here we go gathering nuts in May (also known as Here we go round the mulberry bush)     

                     Hot cross buns

                     Hey diddle diddle

                     Lavender's blue

                     The North Wind doth blow

                     Tom Tom the piper's son  

                     Oh dear what can the matter be (Johnny's so long at the fair)

                     Tom he was a piper's son

                     Humpty Dumpty

                     Pop goes the weasel



Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt (Tchaikovsky)

   (alto, guitar)



Nymphs and Shepherds (Purcell)

   (alto, guitar)


Rest Sweet Nymphs (Pilkington)

   (alto or baritone, guitar)



Rêvé-je (song by Bataille) reve-je         Video

  (alto and  guitar - also with English singing translation)


Rêvé-je (song by Bataille) reve-je    

    (mezzo soprano and guitar - also with English singing translation)



Rossignol du bois sauvage               Video

  (alto and guitar)





Rossignol du bois sauvage              Video

  (alto, recorder or flute and guitar)



Sapphic Ode (Brahms)

  (alto, guitar - including English singing translation)





Si La Noche Hace Oscura (Diego Pisador)         Video

  (alto, guitar)



Ständchen  - on the Schubert arrangements page

  (alto or baritone and guitar and soprano or tenor and guitar)



Sweet, stay awhile (Dowland)

  (alto, guitar)



Sweet was the song (John Attey)

  (high tenor or alto and guitar)




Taliesin’s Prophecy

  (low alto or high tenor, guitar)




The Lass of Richmond Hill

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)





The Meeting of the Waters                           Video

   (voice and guitar)


To the Maypole haste away

  (simple arrangement for alto and guitar)




Up I arose in verno tempore (arrangement)         Video

   (alto, guitar)



Wenn der Pott aber nu ein Loch hat                   Video

(German folk song - ancestor of “There’s a hole in my bucket”)

  (alto, bass, guitar

    or soprano, tenor, guitar)




What can we poor females do? (H Purcell)

      (arranged for alto, tenor and guitar)


What can we poor females do? (H Purcell)

      (arranged for soprano, alto and 2 guitars)


What shall I do to show how much I love her

  (Purcell)

  (alto, guitar)



When Laura smiles (arrangement)

  (alto (or mezzo or baritone) and guitar - versions in D major and E major)



The Willow Song (anon arr DWS)                     Video

   (tenor or alto and guitar)



With my love my life was nestled (Morley)

  (alto, guitar)




See also:


Yiddish folk songs


German folk songs


Nursery rhymes

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