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#150: 27 Post Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Mezzo-Soprano/Belter


27 Post Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Mezzo-Soprano/Belter - 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 27 post-Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Mezzo-Soprano/Belter.


 

Post Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Mezzo-Soprano/Belter


  1. Anyone Can Whistle - Anyone Can Whistle (Sondheim)

  2. There Won't Be Trumpets - Anyone Can Whistle (Sondheim)

  3. Cabaret - Cabaret (Kander & Ebb)

  4. Don't Tell Mama, What Would You Do? - Cabaret (Kander & Ebb)

  5. Maybe This Time - Cabaret (Kander & Ebb)

  6. Mein Herr - Cabaret (Kander & Ebb)

  7. So What? - Cabaret (Kander & Ebb)

  8. Adventure - Do Re Mi (Styne, Comden & Green)

  9. Don't Rain on My Parade - Funny Girl (Styne & Merrill)

  10. The Music That Makes Me Dance - Funny Girl (Styne & Merrill)

  11. Easy to Be Hard - Hair (MacDermot, Ragni & Rado)

  12. Happy to Keep His Dinner Warm - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Loesser)

  13. Who Knows - I can get it for you wholesale (Rome)

  14. Miss Marmelstein -  I can get it for you wholesale (Rome)

  15. If He Walked Into My Life - Mame (Herman)

  16. The Sweetest Sounds - No Strings (Rodgers)

  17. As Long as He Needs Me - Oliver! (Bart)

  18. He Wasn't You - On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Lane & Lerner)

  19. Hurry! It's Lovely Up Here - On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Lane & Lerner)

  20. What Did I Have That I Don't Have? - On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Lane & Lerner)

  21. A Trip to the Library - She Loves Me (Bock & Harnick)

  22. If My Friends Could See Me Now - Sweet Charity (Coleman & Fields)

  23. Where Am I Going - Sweet Charity (Coleman & Fields)

  24. Gorgeous - The Apple Tree (Bock & Harnick)

  25. I Ain't Down Yet - The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Willson)

  26. My New Philosophy - You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Gesner)

  27. Life Is - Zorba (Kander & Ebb)


 

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 27 post-Golden Age Musical Theatre Songs for Mezzo-Soprano/Belter 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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