The ranges are modest, and songs have been chosen for both genders. The new arrangements are lovely, fresh and interesting, but keep the simple vocal line in the forefront.
The piano accompaniments are deliberately designed for an intermediate level player.
The CD includes beautiful performances of each song by professional singers to be used as a learning tool, and a piano accompaniment track for practice.
Joan Boytim, the leading American expert on teaching the young voice, has added a preface about how to use these songs in the studio.SonglistBarbara AllenDrink To Me Only With Thine EyesGreensleevesHow Can I Keep From Singing?I Gave My Love A CherryI Know Where I'm GoingJohnny Has Gone For A SoldierLoch LomondScarborough FairShenandoahSoldier, Soldier, Will You Marry Me?The Ash GroveThe Streets Of LaredoThe Water Is WideWhen Johnny Comes Marching Home