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#102: 50 Classical Songs for Beginners - Baritone

50 Classical Songs for Beginners - Baritone - Rebecca Reid Vocal Studio

Ever feel like selecting the right songs to learn is like stepping into a vast ocean with no compass? Totally get that feeling! It's like, where do you even start, right? Well, let's chat about it.

So, when you're just starting out as a classical singer, picking the right songs is key. It's kinda like building a house – you gotta start with a solid foundation. Just like a builder carefully chooses the right materials, we singers need to pick songs that match our current skill level and voice type.

Now, I've put together this list of 50 classical songs specifically for beginners, and let me tell you, I've really geeked out over it. I've thought about everything – from vocal range to difficulty level, even down to the lyrics and musical style. My goal? To make sure these songs not only provide a variety of classical styles but also fit your voice like a glove. Because hey, singing should feel awesome, not like squeezing into shoes that don't quite fit, right?

So, get ready to dive in and discover some gems that'll light up your singing journey. I've got your back every step of the way!


50 Classical Songs for Beginners - Baritone

  1. Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes - Traditional

  2. Oh! Susanna - Stephen Foster

  3. Aura Lee - George R. Poulton

  4. All Through the Night - Traditional Welsh

  5. Simple Gifts - Joseph Brackett

  6. Shenandoah - Traditional American Folk Song

  7. When Johnny Comes Marching Home - Traditional American

  8. The Water Is Wide - Traditional Scottish

  9. Scarborough Fair - Traditional English

  10. Barbara Allen - Traditional Scottish

  11. Tom Dooley - Traditional American

  12. The Ash Grove - Traditional Welsh

  13. The Minstrel Boy - Traditional Irish

  14. Blow the Man Down - Traditional Sea Shanty

  15. The Erie Canal - Traditional American Folk Song

  16. The Riddle Song - Traditional English

  17. Danny Boy - Traditional Irish

  18. Londonderry Air - Traditional Irish

  19. Red River Valley - Traditional American Folk Song

  20. The Blue Tail Fly (Jimmy Crack Corn) - Traditional American

  21. The Crawdad Song - Traditional American

  22. Wayfaring Stranger - Traditional American

  23. The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot

  24. Country Roads - John Denver

  25. The Times They Are A-Changin' - Bob Dylan

  26. Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan

  27. Leaving on a Jet Plane - John Denver

  28. Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - Pete Seeger

  29. This Land Is Your Land - Woody Guthrie

  30. The House of the Rising Sun - Traditional Folk

  31. Streets of London - Ralph McTell

  32. Greensleeves - Traditional English

  33. What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor? - Traditional Sea Shanty

  34. The Last Rose of Summer - Traditional Irish

  35. The Wild Rover - Traditional Irish

  36. Loch Lomond - Traditional Scottish

  37. Annie Laurie - Traditional Scottish

  38. Auld Lang Syne - Traditional Scottish

  39. Oh! My Darling, Clementine - Percy Montrose

  40. Goodnight, Irene - Huddie Ledbetter (Lead Belly)

  41. Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair) - Evelyn Danzig, Jack Segal

  42. Waltzing Matilda - Banjo Paterson

  43. The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond - Traditional Scottish

  44. The Foggy Dew - Traditional Irish

  45. The Star of the County Down - Traditional Irish

  46. The Parting Glass - Traditional Irish

  47. The Bonnie Ship the Diamond - Traditional Scottish

  48. Molly Malone - Traditional Irish

  49. The Black Velvet Band - Traditional Irish

  50. The Banks of the Ohio - Traditional American Folk Song


I really hope these 50 classical songs for beginners have sparked some inspiration for you! Bookmark this page so you can come back when you’re ready for more. Because they're not just a random list—they're little gems, perfect for helping you refine your technique and discover new things about your voice along the way. So, whether you're just starting out or looking to level up your skills, these songs are here to support you every step of the way.

Let's keep this momentum going and dive deeper into the magic of classical repertoire together!

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* Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post is for general informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional or medical advice. Singers and professional voice users should always consult with qualified professionals, such as singing teachers or medical practitioners before making any decisions or taking any actions related to their vocal health and wellbeing.


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