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Alfred Music Publishing Releases American Folk Songs for Solo Singers Songbooks

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Alfred Music Publishing expands its popular ". . . for Solo Singers" vocal series by introducing American Folk Songs for Solo Singers, arranged by Jay Althouse, known for Alfred's top-selling Folk Songs for Solo Singers collection.

American Folk Songs for Solo Singers is a 13-song collection of treasured American folk favorites—available in medium high and medium low voicings—written for solo voice and piano. Offering a variety of classic folk tunes, the songbook includes such songs as “Bright Morning Stars,” “Honey Babe,” “How Can I Keep from Singing?,” “Simple Gifts,” and many more. Also included is an audio CD with the piano accompaniment for every song in the book.

Alfred’s Vocal Solo Collections are great resources for any singer looking for a broad selection of vocal solos. Geared for vocal students and their teachers, each of the editions in the series offers a repertoire that’s ripe for recitals, concerts, and contests, yet accessible to the casual learner and hobbyist.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving our environment, this book is printed on 100% recycled paper stock.

The American Folk Songs for Solo Singers book and CD sets are now available in medium high and medium low voicings for $24.99 each, and can be found at music retail stores and at

Titles: Bright Morning Stars * Down in the Valley to Pray * Honey Babe * How Can I Keep from Singing? * My Lord, What a Morning * Nine Hundred Miles * Old Joe Clark * Pretty Little Girl * Shenandoah * Simple Gifts * Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child * Sun Don’t Set in the Mornin’ * The Water Is Wide.