Great American Songwriters for Solo Singers

Great American Songwriters for Solo Singers
12 Contemporary Settings of Favorites from the Great American Songbook for Solo Voice and Piano

Arr. Jay Althouse Medium High Voice Book & CD Item: 00-31235
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The third in our series of vocal collections from the Great American Songbook, this superb publication contains favorite songs written by Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, George and Ira Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Richard Rodgers, and Cole Porter. All ages will enjoy this timeless collection of fine arrangements by Jay Althouse. Includes excellent background information on both the songwriters and the songs. Titles: Blue Moon * I Wonder What Became of Me * I’ve Got You Under My Skin * It Don’t Mean a Thing * It’s Only a Paper Moon * Just One of Those Things * The Man I Love * Over the Rainbow * Satin Doll * Somebody Loves Me * Something’s Gotta Give * Summertime.


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Contents

Title Composer
Something's Gotta Give (from "Daddy Long Legs") Johnny Mercer (composer)
Blue Moon Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Over the Rainbow (from "The Wizard of Oz") Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist)
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) Duke Ellington (composer); Irving Mills (lyricist)
I Wonder What Became of Me Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Summertime (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)
Just One of Those Things (from "High Society") Cole Porter (composer)
It's Only a Paper Moon Harold Arlen (composer); E. Y. Harburg (lyricist); Billy Rose (lyricist)
The Man I Love (from "Strike Up the Band") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Somebody Loves Me George Gershwin (composer); Buddy DeSylva (lyricist); Ballard MacDonald (lyricist)
Satin Doll (Vocal Version) Billy Strayhorn (composer); Johnny Mercer (composer); Duke Ellington (composer)
I've Got You Under My Skin (from "Born to Dance") Cole Porter (composer)

Additional Information

Series: For Solo Singers
Arranged by: Jay Althouse
Instrument: Voice
Voicing: Medium High Voice
Format: Book & CD
Page Count: 64
Item Number: 00-31235
ISBN 10: 0-7390-6057-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-6057-5
UPC: 038081340050

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