Ready to Sing . . . Folk Songs
Ten Folk Songs, Simply Arranged for Voice and Piano, for Solo or Unison Singing
Ed. Jay Althouse
Ready to Sing
A collection of 10 folk songs arranged for voice and piano in a simple style appropriate for beginning soloists, unison classroom singing, and elementary choral groups. Included are reproducible melody-line song sheets for each song. Easy piano accompaniments strongly support the melody, and vocal tessituras are moderate; most have an octave range. Titles: All Through the Night * Li'l Liza Jane * Siyahamba * Scarborough Fair * Skye Boat Song * The Water Is Wide * Ma Bella Bimba * Poor Wayfaring Stranger * Oh, Susannah * De Colores.