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Title

Genre

Credits

Publisher

First Performed

Aberystwyth Hymn better known by its first line 'Jesu, lover of my soul'. Written by Joseph Parry and arranged by Alwyn Humphreys for the Morrison Orpheus Choir in 1966. Hawlfraint Cyhoeddiadau Curiad March 2012
Alexander's Ragtime Band First hit song for Irving Berlin in 1911 Arrangement by Denys Hood Robertson Publications March 2011
All in the April evening
1939 arrangement of a poem by Katharine Tynan
Music by Hugh Robertson
Robertson Publications
May 2007
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life This version of the song first performed in the film 'Life of Brian' is from Monty Python's musical 'Spamalot' Words and Music by Eric Idle
Arranged by Mac Huff
Hal Leonard Corporation February 2014
Amen
(This Little Light of Mine)
Written originally as a gospel children's song by the American Harry Loes in about 1920 Arranged by Geraint Roberts and Annette Parri Cyhoeddiadau Sain July 2013
Anthem
From the 1984 musical Chess
Music by Benny Anderson & Byorn Ulvaeus. Words by Tim Rice. Arranged by Haydn James
Banks Music Publications
July 2009
Ave Maria
Original 16th Century song by Giulio Caccini
Arrangement by Alwyn Hughes for the Morrison Orpheus Choir
Patterdale Music Ltd
October 2007
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Traditional Hymn arranged as a 'Patrol' for two parts
Arrangement by Harry Dexter
Edwin Ashdown Ltd
May 2007
Beauty is her Name 2015 American song Words by Wanetta Hill and arranged by Earlene Rentz Carl Fischer October 2017
Blowin' in the Wind Popular Bob Dylan song released as a single and in his 1963 album 'The freewhellin' Bob Dylan Words and music by Bob Dylan.
Arranged by Gwyn Arch
Robertson Publications March 2011
Blue Moon
Popular American song written in 1934.
Music by Richard Rogers, lyrics by Lorenz Hart, arranged by Jeff Funk
Alfred Publishing Co.
November 2008
Blue Suede Shoes
1956 popular American song later sung by Elvis Presley
Words and Music by Carl Lee Perkins
Arranged by Jeff Funk
Warner Brothers
publications
January 2010
Bobby Shafto Originally a Durham folk song later adapted as a popular nursery rhyme Arranged by Edmund Walters Roberton Publications March 2013

Bridge over troubled water

From 1969 Simon & Garfunkel song

Words and Music by
Paul Simon

Music Sales Ltd

January 2008

Bring Him Home
From the show Les Miserables
Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg; Lyrics by Kretzmer and Boublil
Arranged by John Leavitt
Hal Leonard Corporation
January 2010
Can't Help Falling in Love Based on Elvis Presley's 1961 hit song from the film 'King Creole' Arranged by Fron Choir who have kindly provided the Brue Boys with their music and permission to perform. January 2016
Caro Mio Ben Italian Love Song which we sing in Italian By Tommaso Giordani arranged by Brian Hughes Roberton Publications October 2016
Carrickfergus Nostalgic Irish Folk Song originally sung in a rather more bawdy Gaelic version in the 18th Century. Arranged by Gwyn Arch who introduced it to the Brue Boys during a 'Masterclass' in October 2011 Grove Music November 2011
Chattanooga Choo Choo Popular wartime American song published in 1941 performed by The Glen Miller Band et al Words by Mack Gordon; Music by Harry Warren; Arranged by Gwyn Arch Robertson Publications June 2010

Come to the Fair

Traditional English Folk Song

Music Easthope Martin; Lyrics by Helen Taylor; Arrangement by GA Bower

Edwin Ashdown Ltd

January 2008

Consider Yourself
Song from the 1960 stage musical Oliver
Music and lyrics by Lionel arranged for parts by Brue Boy Dick Warman
Dick Warman / Brue Boys
November 2008
Country Garden A modern version of the popular song whose folk tune was collected by Cecil Sharp and arranged for the piano by Percy Grainger in 1918. Words by Patrick Rooke and arranged by Gwyn Arch Grove Music July 2012

Do you hear the People Sing?

From the 1980 musical Les Miserables

Music by C-M Schonberg Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer

Alain Boubil Music Ltd

January 2008

Every Time I Feel The Spirit African-American Spiritual pre-dating the US Civil War Arranged by Alan Simmonds Alan Simmonds Music May 2015
Fantasia on British Sea Songs

Arrangement for male voice choir with words based on the the orchestral version famous in The Last Night of the Proms.

By Henry Wood and arranged by Peter Lawson Goodmusic Publishing  

Including: The Anchor's Weighed,The Saucy Arethusa, Tom Bowling, Jack's The Lad, Spanish Ladies, Home, Sweet Home, See, the Conquering Hero Comes, Rule, Britannia!

July 2016
Ghost Riders in the Sky Well known ' Cowboy Legend'
Words and music by Stan James and arranged by Gwyn Arch Roberton Publications October 2016
Good Night Ladies
Traditional English Song
June 2008
Hand Me Down My Silver Trumpet Traditional American Spiritual Music arranged by Andrew Goddard Westcountry Music Ltd. June 2017
I Believe It was the first song commissioned and first performed on TV in 1953 in the Jane Froman show, and holding a record of 18 weeks at UK No 1 in a version by Frankie Lane. Words and music by Ervin Drake, Irvin Graham, Jimmy Shirl and Al Stillman Shawnee Press Inc July 2013
I'd do anything
From the 1960 musical Oliver
Words and music by Lionel Bart
arranged by Mac Huff
Lakeview Music Co
May 2009
I'd like to teach the world to sing
Originally a jingle advert for Coca-Cola in 1971, it was then recorded with new words by The New Seekers as a popular song in 1972
Words by Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
arranged by Alan Evans
Alan Simmons Music
July 2009
If you were the only girl in the world
1916 popular song
Words by Clifford Grey
Music by ND Ayer
B Feldman & Co Ltd
May 2007
If the rain's got to fall
From the musical Half a Sixpence
Words and Music by
David Heneker arranged for two parts by Brue Boy
Dick Warman
Dick Warman / Brue Boys
June 2008
I'm Gonna Sing
A round combining the sp rituals: I'm gonna sing; Oh when the saints and Swing low, sweet chariot
Sing for Pleasure
May 2007
I've Got Peace Like a River
Traditional Negro Spiritual
Adapted and arranged by John Coates Jr
Harold Flammer Music
January
2009
Juanita Spanish Folk Song Arranged by Gwyn Arch Grove Music October 2012
Kumba yah!
African Spiritual
Arranged by Kenneth Pont
Oxford University Press
May 2007
Michelle Popular 1967 song from the album Rubber Soul By Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney Alan Simmonds Music March 2017
Mingulay Boat Song Scottish song in the folk tradition by Sir Hugh Roberton Arranged for piano and voices by Brue Boy Trevor Ryder Trevor Ryder / Brue Boys May 2015
My Lord, what a morning
Negro Spiritual
Arranged by Kenneth Pont
Oxford University Press
May 2007
Now won't you sit down
Negro Spiritual
Sing for Pleasure
June 2009
Out of my dreams From the musical Oklahoma Music by Richard Rogers and words by Oscar Hammerstein Williams Music March 2017
Portrait of My Love Hit song for Matt Munro in 1960 Edward Kasner Music, arranged by Alan Simmonds Alan Simmonds Music February 2015
Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head Popular song from the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Words by Hal David; Music by Burt Bacharach. Arranged by Gwyn Arch Robertson Publications July 2011
Rhys Welsh Hymn By WJ Evans and arranged by James Hearn Curiad July 2015
Rhythm of Life
American 1965 popular song
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields Music by Cy Coleman
Arranged by Richard Barnes
Shawnee Press Inc
June 2008
Rio, Rio
Chilean Song
Arranged by Kenneth Pont
Oxford University Press
October 2007
September Song Popular American song written in 1938 for the Broadway musical Knickerbocker Holiday. Words by Maxwell Anderson, Music by Kurt Weill.
Arranged by Gwyn Arch.
Roberton Publications October 2014
Soldier's Chorus From Gounod's Faust Arranged by HF Chorley   July 2015
Shenandoah Traditional American folk song Arranged by Kevin Memley Gentry Publications November 2017
She Popular song composed and made famous by Charles Aznavour 1974 Words and music by Charles Aznavour and Herbert Kretzmer
Arranged by Bob Barratt
Standard Music Ltd February
2014
She Was Beautiful (Cavatina) Originally a classical guitar tune 'Cavatina' composed in 1970 and in 1978 the theme of the film 'The Deer Hunter'. Music by Stanley Mears, words by Cleo Lane. Arranged by Alan Simmonds Robbins Music Corporation May 2015
Sinner Man
Traditional Negro Spiritual
Adapted and Arranged by Roger Emerson
Hal Leonard Corporation
January 2010
Skye Boat Song Scottish traditional song Arranged by Gwyn Arch Grove Music June 2010
Some Enchanted Evening
From the 1949 Musical South Pacific
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rogers
Williamson Music Inc
June 2008
Some folks like to sigh
Popular American Song by Stephen Foster
Arranged by Kenneth Pont
Oxford University Press
May 2007
Sound of Silence Popular 1964 song Words and Music
by Paul Simon
Arranged by Gwyn Arch
Grove Music November 2010
Stand by me Spiritual By E Presley (but not The King!) and arranged by Alwyn Humphreys Private publication and permission from Alwyn Humphreys for the Brue Boys May 2013
Steal Away
Negro spiritual
Arranged by Kenneth Pont
Oxford University Press

May 2007

Summertime Famous song from the 1935 musical 'Porgy and Bess' Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin et al. Arranged by Mark Hayes Alfred Publishing January 2016
Sunset Poem Musical arrangement in chant style of Dylan Thomas' poem recited in the play for voices 'Under Milk Wood. Words by Dylan Thomas . Troyre's Chant No 1 by AHD Troyte Roberton Publications January 2016
Swing low, sweet chariot
Negro spiritual
Arranged by Kenneth Pont
Oxford University Press
May 2007
Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill Popular 18th Century song written by Irishman Leonard McNally and a favourite of George III Arranged by Edmund Walters Roberton Publications July 2013
The Hippopotamus Song
1950s British Comic Song with words by Michael Flanders and Music by Donald Swann & Michael Flanders
Arranged by William Stickles
Chappell & Co Ltd
February 2009
The Sloop John B.
Bahamas Folk Song made famous by The Beach Boys
Arranged by Gwyn Arch
Grove Music
January 2010
The Orchestra Originally a German Quodlibet, this version is in French and sung as a cannon or round. Arranged by Geisler First performed with Les Voix du Marais Choir July 2015
To Where You Are Modern American Love Song composed in 2002 Words and music by Richard Marx and Linda Thompson; Arranged by Alwyn Humphreys 2008. Banks Musical Publications March 2012

There is Nothin' Like a Dame

From the 1949 musical South Pacific

Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rogers

Williamson Music

January 2008
The Rose
Popular 1977 song sung by Bette Midler in the 1979 film The Rose
Words and music by Amasnda McBroom, arranged by Alwyn Humphreys
Banks Music Publications
November 2008
The Policeman's Song
From the Pirates of Penzance
Words by WS Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Banks Music Publications
May 2007
There's Something about the Brue Boys
Loosely adapted from the song
'There's Something about a Soldier' for the Brue Boys
Brue Boys
May 2007
The Wonder of You One of Elvis Presley's signature songs first performed in 1958. Words and music by Baker Knight, arranged by Alwyn Humphries Banks Music Publictions April 2017

The Song of the Jolly Roger

1911 sea song

Words and Music by C Candish

J Curwen & Sons Ltd

January 2008

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
From the film of the same name
Words and Music by Ron Goodwin arranged by Gwyn Arch
Banks Music Publications
June 2008
Unchained Melody Chart-topping song from 1955 (by Jimmy Young and the Righteous Brothers) and in 1990 featuring in the movie 'Ghost'

Words by Hy Zaret, Music by Alex North and
arranged by Mark Brymer

Hal Leonard Corporation March 2013
Uptown Girl Popular 1974 song composed and made famous by Billy Joel. Words and Music by Billy Joel. Arranged by Roger Emerson Hal Leonard Corporation February 2014
Wade in the Water An African-American spiritual first published in 1901 by John Wesley Work II and his brother, Frederick J. Work. Arranged by Peter Hunt   November 2011

Walls Come Tumbalin' Down!

Two part combination of the negro spirituals 'Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel' and 'Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho'

Arranged by JA Shafferton

Alfred Publishing Co Ltd

July 2007

Waltzing Matilda Popular Australian Song (sometimes regarded as an unofficial National Anthem!) written by AB (Banjo) Patterson in 1895 and first recorded in 1926. Music by Marie Cowan and arranged by Harold Noble an Ascherberg Choral Music November 2011
What a Wonderful World Popular song first recorded by 66 year old Louis Armstrong in 1968. It was the best selling single of that year in the UK. Words and music by George Weiss and Bob Thiele. Arranged by Gwyn Arch Robertson Publications July 2011
What shall we do with a drunken sailor
Well known traditional sea shanty
Arranged and edited by Marshall Bartholomew and Fenno Heath
G Schirmer inc
July 2009
When I'm Sixty-Four
Popular 1967 Beatles Song
Words and music by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Arranged by Alan Billingsley
Sony / ATV Songs LLC
May 2009
When the Saints Go Marching In Popular Traditional Song Arranged by Denys Hood Robertson Publications March 2012
World War I Medley Including: Long Way to Tipperary; Roses of Picardy; Over There; Keep the Home Fires Burning and Pack Up Your Troubles. Arranged by Alwyn Humphreys Banks Music October 2014
Yfory Welsh song Music by Roberty Arwyn, English words by Dadydd Iwan Banks Music Publications March 2017
You'll never walk alone
From the 1945 musical Carousel
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Music by Richard Rogers
arranged by Alyn Humphreys
Williamson Music
May 2007
You are the New Day Stirring and enigmatic song written in 1986 Words and music by John David, arranged by Jack Stobbs Banks Music Publications March 2014
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