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#152: 50 Post Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Baritone/Bass


50 Post Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Baritone/Bass - Rebecca Reid Vocal Studio


The post-Golden Age period in musical theatre, which began roughly in the 1960s and continued to 1969, represents a significant departure from the traditional musical styles of the Golden Age. It is characterised by a shift in themes, styles, and storytelling techniques and saw the beginning of more diverse narratives, experimental music, and socially relevant topics. 

The post-Golden Age period marked a significant evolution in musical theatre, both artistically and thematically. Exploring songs from this era allows singers to engage with diverse stories, musical styles, and character dynamics, helping them develop their skills and connect with audiences in a contemporary context.


To help you get started, here are 50 post-Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Baritone/Bass.


 

Post Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Baritone/Bass


  1. All Of My Life - Do Re Mi (Styne, Comden & Green)

  2. A Lot of Livin' to Do - Bye Bye Birdie (Strouse & Stewart)

  3. A Rainbow - Minnie’s Boys (Grossman & Hackady)

  4. A Secretary Is Not a Toy - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Loesser)

  5. A Wonderful Day Like Today - The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd (Newley & Bricusse)

  6. Bring Me My Bride - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Sondheim)

  7. C'est Moi - Camelot (Loewe & Lerner)

  8. Camelot - Camelot (Loewe & Lerner)

  9. Colorado - The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Wilson)

  10. Come Back To Me - On a Clear Day You Can See Forever

  11. Don't Go - Cabaret (Kander & Ebb)

  12. Dulcinea - Man of La Mancha (Leigh & Darion)

  13. Everybody Ought To Have A Maid - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Sondheim)

  14. Everybody Says Don't - Anyone Can Whistle (Sondheim)

  15. Funeral Tango (Le Tango Funebre) - Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Brel, Shuman & Blau)

  16. Gonna Be Another Hot Day - 110 in the Shade (Schmidt & Jones)

  17. Gonna Build A Mountain - Stop the World - I Want to Get Off (Newley & Bricusse)

  18. Grand Knowing You - She Loves Me (Bock & Harnick)

  19. How To Handle A Woman - Camelot (Loewe & Lerner)

  20. I'll Never Say No - The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Wilson)

  21. I Don't Remember You - The Happy Time (Kander & Ebb)

  22. If Ever I Would Leave You - Camelot (Loewe & Lerner)

  23. If I Were a Rich Man - Fiddler on the Roof (Bock & Harnick)

  24. Ilona - She Loves Me (Bock & Harnick)

  25. Isn't It? - Saturday Night (Sondheim)

  26. I Wonder What the King Is Doing Tonight - Camelot (Loewe & Lerner)

  27. Look at That Face - The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd

  28. Mama - Minnie’s Boys (Grossman & Hackady)

  29. Man Of La Mancha (I, Don Quixote) - Man of La Mancha (Leigh & Darion)

  30. Molasses to Rum - 1776 (Edwards)

  31. My Home - The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Wilson)

  32. My Name - Oliver! (Bart)

  33. On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever) - On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Lane & Lerner)

  34. Once Upon a Time - All American (Strouse & Adams)

  35. Promises, Promises - Promises, Promises (Bacharach & David)

  36. Put on a Happy Face - Bye Bye Birdie (Strouse & Stewart)

  37. Real Live Girl - Little Me (Coleman, Leigh & Simon)

  38. Reviewing The Situation - Oliver! (Bart)

  39. The Bulls (Les Toros) - Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Brel, Shuman & Blau)

  40. The Impossible Dream (The Quest) - Man of La Mancha (Leigh & Darion)

  41. The Kite (Charlie Brown's Kite) - You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Gesner & Lippa)

  42. There's No Reason in the world - Milk & Honey (Herman)

  43. Those Canaan Days - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (Lloyd-Webber & Rice)

  44. Try Me - She Loves Me (Bock & Harnick)

  45. Try To Remember - The Fantasticks (Jones & Schmidt)

  46. What Kind Of Fool Am I? - Stop the World - I Want to Get Off (Newley & Bricusse)

  47. Where Was I When They Passed Out The Luck? - Minnie’s Boys (Grossman & Hackady)

  48. Who Can I Turn To? (When Nobody Needs Me) - The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd (Newley & Bricusse)

  49. With So Little to Be Sure Of - Anyone can Whistle (Sondheim)

  50. Your Eyes Are Blue - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Sondheim)


 

Exploring songs from this era offers singers a unique opportunity to delve into a rich tapestry of stories, musical genres, and character dynamics, facilitating their artistic growth and enabling them to connect with contemporary audiences. I hope you find these 50 post-Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Baritone/Bass inspirational.


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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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