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#100: 50 Classical Songs for Beginners - Mezzo-Soprano

50 Classical Songs for Beginners - Mezzo-Soprano - 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 - Mezzo-Soprano

  1. Simple Gifts - Traditional

  2. All Through the Night - Traditional Welsh Folk Song

  3. Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind - Thomas Arne

  4. Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes - Traditional English Air

  5. Early One Morning - Traditional English Folk Song

  6. The Lass with the Delicate Air - Michael Arne

  7. The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington - Traditional English Ballad

  8. The Salley Gardens - Traditional Irish Air

  9. The Ash Grove - Traditional Welsh Folk Song

  10. The Water is Wide - Traditional English Folk Song

  11. Bushes and Briars - Traditional English Folk Song

  12. My Bonny Boy - Traditional English Folk Song

  13. O Waly, Waly - Traditional English Folk Song

  14. Ae Fond Kiss - Traditional Scottish Air (arr. by Beethoven)

  15. Annie Laurie - Traditional Scottish Air

  16. Charlie is My Darling - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  17. Comin' Thro' the Rye - Traditional Scottish Air

  18. Loch Lomond - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  19. The Ploughboy - Traditional English Folk Song

  20. The Piper O' Dundee - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  21. The Lark in the Clear Air - Traditional Irish Air

  22. The Last Rose of Summer - Traditional Irish Air

  23. The Minstrel Boy - Traditional Irish Air

  24. The Croppy Boy - Traditional Irish Air

  25. Danny Boy - Traditional Irish Air

  26. Down by the Salley Gardens - Traditional Irish Air

  27. Foggy Dew - Traditional Irish Air

  28. I Know Where I'm Goin' - Traditional Irish Folk Song

  29. My Lagan Love - Traditional Irish Air

  30. She Moved Through the Fair - Traditional Irish Air

  31. The Harp that Once Through Tara's Halls - Traditional Irish Air

  32. The Rose of Tralee - Traditional Irish Air

  33. Wearin' o' the Green - Traditional Irish Folk Song

  34. Bonnie George Campbell - Traditional Scottish Air

  35. The Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lomond - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  36. Charlie is My Darling - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  37. Flow Gently, Sweet Afton - Traditional Scottish Air

  38. The Blue Bells of Scotland - Traditional Scottish Air

  39. The Rowan Tree - Traditional Scottish Air

  40. Caller Herrin' - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  41. Coming Through the Rye - Traditional Scottish Air

  42. My Heart's in the Highlands - Traditional Scottish Air

  43. Ye Banks and Braes - Traditional Scottish Air

  44. An Eriskay Love Lilt - Traditional Scottish Air

  45. Afton Water - Traditional Scottish Air

  46. Skye Boat Song - Traditional Scottish Air

  47. Auld Lang Syne - Traditional Scottish Air

  48. Will Ye No' Come Back Again? - Traditional Scottish Air

  49. The Keel Row - Traditional Scottish Folk Song

  50. John Anderson, My Jo - Traditional Scottish Air


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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