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3 Little Fishies
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Saxie DowellEasyNoA great novelty song to use on a membership drive or for a chorus cold start.Unknown$30
59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (Adult)
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Marge BaileyMediumNoSome tricky rhythms but a nice easygoing song - good audience appeal. Short.SAI Arranged Music List
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59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (YWIH)
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Marge BaileyMediumNoYWIH voicing - some tricky rhythms but a nice easygoing song - good audience appeal.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Advance Australia Fair
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Free to Region 34
Renee CraigEasyNoAustralian National Anthem. Region 34 SAI
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Free within Australia
Ain't Misbehavin'
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Tedda LippincottMedium/DifficultPossibleClose, juicy chording makes this a fun song to sing. Swing ballad.Arranger
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Ain't She (He) Sweet
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Lorraine RochefortEasy/MediumYes1920's Song with good structure, no key change, no range stretches, a great peel-off tag and only one tricky bit! Solid contest material for a less experienced group.SAI Published Sheet Music
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All I Have To Do Is Dream (Adult)
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Tedda LippincottMediumPossibleWell known song that would be a good addition to repertoire. Learning tape has alternate Tag 1.SAI Published Sheet Music
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All I Have To Do Is Dream (YWIH)
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Tedda LippincottMediumNoGreat popular number for youth choruses or quartets.SAI Published Sheet Music
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All My Lovin'
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Carolyn SchmidtEasy/MediumWeakThis Beatles number will be popular with audiences and which your group – very singable and fun.  Visits low Eb fairly frequently for the bass.SAI Published Sheet Music
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All Of My Life
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Larry WrightDifficultNoA lovely lyrical song, but with numerous key changes (C,A,Gb,C,Gb) and huge range requirements (bass goes down to a C, but you can't put it up as the lead is already reaching top Eb's and the tenor is up to G). Nice work if you can carry it off - Good Luck!Arranger
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All The Way
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Joni BescosMediumYesBeautiful rich chording, lots of tenor/lead crossing and clash chords, this ballad is one of my favourites. The ending is soft and lovely with a bass hanger and bari/tenor slide - yum!SAI Published Sheet Music
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Amazing Grace
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Carolyn ButlerEasyNoWritten by John Newton in 1779, this standard is one of the most famous songs of all time. No per copy or arranger fee. I've added some backing variations and key changes to build excitement over 5 verses.Unknown$30
And So It Goes (SSAA)
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Kirby ShawMediumNoThis non-barbershop arrangement (SSAA) has some lovely chords and would be a great showcase for a talented tenor.Hal Leonard etc.
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Anything GoesGeorge AvenerMediumPossibleWith nowhere to breathe and some challenges in the tenor part, this would be a difficult song to present for contest.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Are You Lonesome Tonight
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Nancy BergmanEasy/MediumYesDifficult to get Elvis out of your head with this song, but has a lovely climax and tag. No great strain in range for any part. I've simplified the tag slightly.Arranger
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As Time Goes By
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Marge BaileyEasy/MediumPossibleA beautiful arrangement of this old favourite. There are 3 quick low Cs for the bass but these could be substituted for the octave at a pinch.SAI Arranged Music List
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At Last
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Nancy BergmanMediumYesLuscious arrangement with an uplifting and passionate message. Don't compete with this unless you have the skills to do it justice!Arranger
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Auld Lang SyneRoberta StreetEasyYesStraight up and down barbershop - great for new groups wanting to learn an easy contest structured ballad, or for use in a workshop - quick to learn and Public Domain!Contact arranger. Let me know if you have difficulty.$25
Away In A Manger
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BescosEasyNoThe Muller melody for this traditional carol. Christmas.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Back In The Old Routine
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Renee CraigMediumYesA wonderful old song with razzle-dazzle and ballad style verse. Beautiful tag. A few challenging chords, an athletic bass line and up/down lead line make this tricky to keep in pitch, but it's worth it for this great contest vehicule.Arranger
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Bandstand In Central Park
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Nancy BergmanMedium/DifficultYesA beautiful ballad, written by Nancy from her own life. Great scope for demonstrating skills. Alternate key change, original tag.Arranger
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Beach Boys MedleyPaula MauritzenMedium/DifficultNoA medley of Good Vibrations, Help Me Rhonda, Fun Fun Fun, I Get Around, Barbara Ann, Surfin' USA, Shut Down, Surfin' Safari. Has a custom tag.Arranger
Blue Moon
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Carolyn SchmidtMediumNoIt's the "Ba baba ba.." version you've been looking for! Plenty of fun here, although a high lead line and lots of repetition for the harmony parts makes singing this harder than it looks.SAI Arranged Music List
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Blue Skies
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Renee CraigMediumPossibleI've sung the alternate chords through out this song, as the otherwise enormous jumps and very low bass notes on the key word "Blue" make this a difficult song for less experienced groups to sing - which is odd, because they are the ones who seem to pick this song! The Alt Chords make this much more singable and will produce a smoother and therefore better tuned result.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Bohemian Rhapsody
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Lorraine RochefortDifficultNo4 Parts plus short Tenor and Lead solos. Some extremely difficult chords in this, as you might imagine! A spectacular show piece if you can pull it off...Arranger
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
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Tedda LippincottMediumNoA fun, well arranged number with great intro and two styles of chorus to add interest. Well known song from the 50's.Arranger
Bye Bye Baby
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Dot CalvinEasyYesA solid but simple contest uptune, suited to a small chorus or inexperienced quartet. Has a nice ad lib section in the middle and a challenging chord progression to add interest.SAI Published Sheet Music
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$30
Bye Bye Blues
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The BarbertonesMediumPossibleBell chords make this a flashy but tricky opening or closing number.SAI Published Sheet Music
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California Dreamin'L DiamondEasyNoLovely intertwining of parts in this groovy number – all parts get a section of melody.SAI Arranged Music List
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Can You Feel The Love Tonight (YWIH)
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Marge BaileyMediumNoWell known song from The Lion King, written by Tim Rice & Elton John. Crowd pleaser. Some tricky rhythms if sung rigidly to the music. High lead.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Candle On The Water
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June DaleEasy/MediumNoInspirational Song with lovely climax and ending. This is the adult version – don’t do the YWIH version as it is weaker to accommodate younger voice ranges.SAI Arranged Music List
Carol Of The Bells
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Avis FellowsMediumNoLovely addition to Christmas repertoire. Tenor melody. Breathing impossible!SAI Published Sheet Music
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Caroling, Caroling
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Norma AndersenDifficultNoA joy to sing this lovely chording and dancing rhythm - as long as range isn't an issue for you. Bass touches low C / C# 3 times, while the lead goes up to C# an octave above middle C, so putting it up isn't an option. A very familiar Christmas song for me, and it only mentions snow once (for those in the Southern Hemisphere).SAI Published Sheet Music
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Chase The Rain Away
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Lynnell DiamondMedium/DifficultYesWith some very spread chords, this arrangement is difficult to bring successfully to contest. It is a beautiful and original song by Lynnell.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Chordbuster MarchW A WyattMediumPossibleA great opener in this feisty number about singing and ringing chords with gusto and joy! It has everything – bell chord, part solos, swipes & slides and a bass hanger to nail in the tag. Lead pickups make it tricky to breathe!SAI Arranged Music List
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Christmas ChopstixUnknownEasyNoA one minute throwaway number for Christmas - can you name all the reindeer?SAI Published Sheet Music
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$30
Click Go The Shears
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Free to Region 34
Bev SellersEasyNoTraditional Australian Song.Region 34 SAI
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Free within Australia
Come Fly With MeCarolyn SchmidtMediumPossibleGreat ‘Rat Pack’ song, well arranged. Reasonably high lead. Great tag.SAI Arranged Music List
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Come Follow The Band
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Ann MinihaneDifficultNoLong and a tuning challenge. However, could be very effective in a show.SAI Arranged Music List
Coventry Carol
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Renee CraigEasyNoThe classic minor medieval carol, simple and short. Slightly unusual chording but nothing difficult. Christmas.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Dancing Queen
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Elaine GainEasyNoClassic ABBA song. Wouldn't want to be a baritone on this one - leaps from bass range to high bari. Lots of unison bari/bass and some unison lead/tenor but it certainly gets in your head!SAI Arranged Music List
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Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend
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Jarmela SpetaMediumYesBass is fairly low - sits on D all through the intro and into the chorus. Lead reaches up to a high E in the tag, so not much wriggle room! Nice chords and transitions make it interesting and fun - two key changes make it more challenging.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Down Under Medley
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Brian BeckDifficultNoIncludes ‘Land DownUnder’, ‘Raining On The Rock’ and ‘The Voice’. Available free to Region 34 members as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations for 2009.Region 34 SAI
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Drunken SailorJ DaleEasy/MediumNoBass melody with lots of fast words, but otherwise not a challenging arrangement. As sung by North Metro in Atlanta when they won Gold.SAI Arranged Music List
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Fields Of Gold
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Deke SharonEasy/MediumNoSSAA arrangement of this Sting ballad. Each part gets to take the melody, not too rangy although the Sop1 (tenor) requires a full range.Most online music stores. Published by Hal Leonard.
For All We Know
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June DaleMediumYesSuch a beautiful song and sentiment, some lovely chords make this a great sing.SAI Arranged Music List
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From A Distance (SSAA)Mac HuffEasyNoSSAA a cappella arrangement. A lot of solo part – I have put it into the ‘lead’ (Soprano 2) part rather than Soprano 1 to make it suitable for barbershop groups.Music stores.
Georgia On My Mind
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Jim MasseyEasy/MediumYesThe first half of his Georgia Medley, separated on request. A lovely slow swing with nice chording. NOTE: Copyright not available in AUSTRALIAArranger
Get Happy
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Ann MinihaneMediumNoSome lovely close chords in this gospel number. Short bass melody section.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
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Asa HagermanMediumNoWell known ABBA number in a minor key. Some unison lead/tenor, but challenging harmonies elsewhere and nowhere to breathe for the whole song! Crowd pleaser for a chorus. Bass down to low D. Quite low for baritone too. Lead up to high D.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Give 'Em A Show They'll Never Forget
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Lynnell DiamondMediumYesStrong contest uptune – great vibe, very singable bass line and fun for all parts. Easy to find a character for this.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Gonna Build A MountainA. NightingaleEasyNoA simple arrangement of this cheery and hopeful song. The intro starts with the Lead alone, adding another part after each phrase. Features a bass solo and tenor/bari echoes. Bass part is quite low, but it is possible to put up as the tenor part is not too high - check with your lead first!SAI Published Sheet Music
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$30
Good Morning StarshineLorraine RochefortEasyNoSyncopation of melody against 3-part backing gives an exciting energy to this simple song. Nonsense words in the interlude. No great stretch for any part except one line of unison in the tag.SAI Arranged Music List
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Grandma’s Feather Bed
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Joni BescosMediumYesYWIH arrangement that bounces along. Some athletic vocal lines in the bass and lead parts. Lots of words!SAI Published Sheet Music
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Grandmother's Love LettersLois WhitneyEasy/MediumYesSweet sentiment in this straight barbershop ballad. A good choice for a small chorus with some experience under your belt.Currently Out Of Print
Happy Birthday
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EasyNoTraditional birthday song.Free
Happy Together
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Carolyn SchmidtMediumNoWell known 60's song (one of my favorites). Snappy arrangement with bass solo one verse and contrapuntal lines in parts which really keep it interesting. I've taken liberties with the rhythms - have fun with it! Lots of parts crossing, so nice close chording but tenor/lead must be confident about this kind of thing.SAI Arranged Music List
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Happy Xmas War Is Over (Give Peace A Chance)
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Lynnell DiamondEasy/MediumNoJohn Lennon's seasonal message of peace and good will to all. A great addition to your Christmas repertoire.Arranger
Harbor Lights
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Mary K CoffmanMediumPossibleSwing tempo with sweet chording and 30's feel.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Hark The Herald Angels SingRenee CraigEasyNoTraditional Christmas carol.SAI Published Sheet Music
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$30
Harmonize The World
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Nancy BergmanEasyNoThe Sweet Adeline theme. Available free on request.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
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Avis FellowsMediumNoChristmas song - very well known and beautiful to sing and listen to.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Hernando's HideawayMarge BaileyMediumNoNovelty song - minor key, with bass solo phrases. Not the easiest song to keep in tempo or to pitch accurately.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Hey Daddy
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Nancy BergmanEasy/MediumPossible‘You ought to get the best for me…’ this sassy song about a sugar daddy is fun but has low Db for bass – could be revoiced. Includes key change, great tag.Arranger
Hey Soul Sister
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Elaine GainEasy/MediumNoContemporary song written by Train. Catchy.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Holding Out For A Hero
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Joey MinshallMedium/DifficultNo80's anthem, driving rhythm, can't get it out of your head! Solo + chorus. Arranger
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Hot Diggity (YWIH)
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Muriel BergEasy/MediumYesA YWIH Arrangement of this familiar old song. Would roll along nicely as an uptune filler. One key change, not difficult.SAI Published Sheet Music
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How We Sang Today
EasyNoWorldwide song of Sweet Adelines, created for the 50th Anniversary in New Orleans in 1995.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Free
I Am Sailing
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MediumNoA sweeping arrangement of this well known song. High tenor and lead.
I Can Dream, Can't I?
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Brad ReesDifficultNoSSAA Jazz arrangement with lots of difficult clashy chords throughout. Website
I Can't Believe I'm Not A MillionaireJulia CopeEasyNoTRIO by Marcella Puppini as sung by the Puppini Sisters. Fun song bemoaning a lack of riches...Marcella Puppini (Composer)$30
I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)
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HaegerEasyNoA country and western feel to this
swing ballad. Features the lead in the second repeat, while the harmony parts hum. A nice, quick to learn addition if you need to build your repertoire quickly. Try some rhythmic changes on the repeat to keep audience interest.
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I Dreamed A Dream
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Kirby ShawMediumNoSSAA A Cappella arrangement of the song from Les Miserable. Melody sits in Soprano 1 except for the minor bridge where Alto 2 has it. Doo-doo background for most of it. Would provide variety for a show.Mainstream sheet music store.
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I Got Rhythm
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Ann MinihaneEasy/MediumYesSome syncopation throughout this well-known uptune. A nice tempo/ad lib/tempo structured song.Arranger
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I May Wander
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Joey MinshallMediumNoWritten by Western Australian, Lucy Jones, this contemporary song is a real ear-worm! Some transitions could present problems.Arranger
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I Still Call Australia Home
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Free to Region 34
Ann MinihaneEasyNoRegion 34 (Australia) Mass Sing song. Peter Allen's famous and much loved Aussie classic.Region 34 SAI
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Free within Australia
I Talk To The Trees
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D.C. DeBruyckerEasyNoA straight-forward arrangement, with main body repeated, leaving room for variety in interpretation each time. Some nice chordings throughout. Ballad from "Paint Your Wagon".SAI Arranged Music List
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I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate
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Jo LundDifficultYesClose chording, not based around the doh (key) makes this a tricky song to tune. Bass is athletic but not low. Some great devices bring interest, along with a couple of key changes and tempo changes.SAI Published Sheet Music
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I'll Be Home For Christmas
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Sylvia AlsburyMediumNoChristmas Song. Lovely "Bing" style arrangement.SAI Published Sheet Music
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I'll Never Write A Love Song Anymore
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Joe LilesMedium/DifficultPossibleOriginal song by Joe - fantastic climax and tag. Not sure about some other bits, but would work well for quartets especially.Arranger
I'm Gonna Lock My Heart
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Jean ShookMediumYesDownbeat easy tempo uptune, with a fun sentiment. Scope for moderate interpretive planning.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Imagine
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Lynnell DiamondEasy/MediumNoA lovely interpretation of John Lennon’s visionary song. Baritone is queen in this tingling arrangement.Arranger
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Imagine (YWIH)
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Marge BaileyMediumNoA singable and clean youth arrangement of John Lennon's classic.SAI Published Sheet Music
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In My Life (YWIH)
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Carolyn SchmidtMedium/DifficultNoThis YWIH arrangements is definitely NOT suitable for adult voices. It cannot be easily lowered and is quite rangy in the lead. An interesting instrumental section in the middle - quite a pretty arrangement.SAI Published Sheet Music
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In My RoomJonathan WikeleyEasyNoTRIO from the Beach Boys. An easy 3 part arrangement.Book Stores
ISBN 13: 9781847726797
$30
It Had To Be You
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Suzy Lobaugh, Greg WilliamsEasy/MediumNoSome jazzy chordings to this audience friendly arrangement. Tenor melody for most.SAI Arranged Music List
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It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
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David WrightMediumYesStraight downbeat tempo strongly contestable uptune.Arranger
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It's My Song
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Jim ArnsEasy/MediumNoA lovely contemporary arrangement to provide variety to any repertoire. Tenor hanger at the end, but otherwise no great challenges.SAI Arranged Music List
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It's Rainin' MenAsa HagermanMediumNo1980's disco number. A very singable arrangement, with melody spread to all parts.SAI Arranged Music List
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It's Rainin' MenB BeckDifficultNoSome fantastic modern/jazz chordings throughout, make this a difficult but spectacular arrangement. Not for the faint of heart!Arranger
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Java JiveJoe LilesDifficultNoChromatic runs, an octave-leaping bass line which descends to Db and some tricky timing make this a difficult arrangement. Melody is passed between all parts. Some lovely chords though!Arranger
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Java JiveAnn MinihaneMedium/DifficultNoSome chromatic runs in this make good tuning difficult. A fun, well known Manhattan Transfer song.Arranger
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Jingle Bell Rock
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R CraigEasyNoWell known Christmas Song. Sung with the interp I’ve been singing for the last 15 years!Arranger
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L-O-V-E
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Nancy BergmanEasy/MediumYesLovely swing number! Great chords, easy to sing, fun to perform.Arranger
Lean On Me
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Joey MinshallMediumNoYWIH arrangement which transcribes nicely into E for adults. A fun song, with lead solo in the middle and some "twiddly bits" for the bass at the end. The trick for the bass it to not follow this very tempting lead line!SAI Published Sheet Music
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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
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A MinihaneMediumNoA nice addition to your Christmas repertoire. A swing number with a pleasant interlude before the last verse & chorus.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Let There Be Peace On Earth
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S AlsburyEasyNoSlightly more versatile, this song can be used at Christmas or for more sober occasions. Inspiring words and a lovely shape to the song.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Let's Sing Again
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David WrightMediumNoSnappy uptune, with one difficult passage. Recorded for Region 34 Directors School.Contact Arranger
Little Drummer Boy
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Tedda LippincottEasyNoCharming Christmas number about the little boy who played his drum for Jesus in his cradle.Arranger
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Lollipop
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Tedda LippincottEasyNoPick this one up quickly for a fun addition to your repertoire.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Long And Winding Road, TheMac HuffEasyNoSSA (TRIO) a cappella arrangement of this song by Paul McCartney. Simple and haunting.Mainstream sheet music store.
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Lord Bless You and Keep You, The
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FellowsMediumNoTricky - parts must be able to count their beats! Nice for weddings or more subdued occasions. Lovely interwoven Amen section.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Lord’s Prayer, TheNigel WilliamsEasy/MediumNoAn English arrangement of this religious number.Arranger
Love Is In The Air
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Jo LundEasyNoSimple but well constructed version of this well known song – good for new quartet or to fill out repertoire.Arranger
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Love Letters
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Carolyn HealeyEasy/MediumYesBeautiful ballad with dancing and entwining parts that help the flow and charm of the song.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Love Me TenderNorma AndersenEasy/MediumYesYWIH Arrangement. A good vehicle for contest and for instilling the fundamentals of barbershop.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Lullaby Of BroadwayBescosMediumNoNice chording in this - just a straight-through song tho - nothing special. Highish lead required.SAI Published Sheet Music
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$30
MacNamara's Band/Great Day For The Irish MedleyNancy BergmanMedium/DifficultYesA fantastic arrangement for contest. Words are an issue, and as requested by my client, this learning tape has some word simplifications that will dramatically assist with tone flow in those problem areas.Arranger
Mary Did You Know
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Julie StarrEasyNoAs sung by The Buzz. Bass goes down to low D while lead sings up to top E several times. High tenor. Lovely song about Mary & baby Jesus by Mark Lowry & Buddy Green. Requires 4 strong, capable voices.SAI Arranged Music List
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Mary's Little Boy Child
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Tedda LippincottEasyNoChristmas Calypso song - a great addition to your seasonal music.Arranger
May You Always
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Ann MinihaneEasyYesLovely song with strong chording. Big jumps in bass part and rangy melody for lead.SAI Published Sheet Music
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$35
Me And My Shadow
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Joni BescosEasyNoThis easy swing number is well known and a good vehicle for a new quartet or chorus.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Mister SandmanBradleyMediumNoDon't do this if you have a problem with bell chords! Otherwise, a fun and well know song with an easygoing arrangement you will enjoy singing.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Misty
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Russ RobinsonMediumNoAn a cappella arrangement (aka tenor melody) of this well known song. High for top part.Online Shop
Monday, MondayTedda LippincottMediumNoQuite a long running song, but an easy-listening favourite with your audience. Good as part of a 60s package. Mostly bass and tenor melody throughout. Good arrangement.Arranger$30
Money, Money, Money
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Connie NickelEasy/MediumNoABBA song. A fun addition to your repertoire. Basses have a couple of big jumps from very low notes, but the key could be raised...Arranger
Mood Indigo
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Bev SellersEasyNoDreamy number, great for anyone! SAI Contact International Arranged Music
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Moon RiverNigel WilliamsEasy/MediumNoAn English arrangement of this well known song. Chording is a little awkward in parts, it feels like a transposed men’s arrangement. It’s very short, however, so a quick pickup to add to a show set.Arranger$25
My Country
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Dot ShortEasy/MediumNoDorothy McKellar’s beautiful poem about Australia, set to music. This is an Australian Regional Song.Region 34 SAI
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Free to Region 34
My Heart Will Go On (From Titanic) (SSAA)Kirby ShawMediumNoThis non-barbershop arrangement has lots of ‘doon’ in the 3 lower parts and the melody on top – typical SSAA a cappella. A good choice to showcase a talented tenor.Online Shop
Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square, AR CraigDifficultYesA beautiful ballad with some delicious chording. Very low bass, baritone part is glorious to sing. Lovely if you can pull it off.RC-Music
Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square, A
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A MinihaneDifficultYesA beautiful ballad with rangy parts (low bass) and changing tempo/moods throughout. Lovely if you can pull it off.SAI Published Sheet Music
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O Come All Ye Faithful
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Joni BescosEasyNoThe Christmas standard.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Oh Holy Night
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Joni BescosMediumNoA well loved Christmas hymn. Breathing a challenge. Good for massed voices to get power in the chorus.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem
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Nancy BergmanEasyNoLovely Christmas Hymn to add to your repertoire.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Oh Susannah, Dust Off That Old PiannaAvis Fellows & Randine HartlestadMedium/DifficultYesGreat old barbershop standard. Walks through 4 different keys on the way through, so not for anyone who has problems with key changes! Some bass melody creates interest. Alternate tag presented.Currently Out Of Print
Oh What A Night
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Lorraine RochefortEasyNoA great chart of this upbeat, fun 70s number that will have your audiences tapping their feet...SAI Arranged Music List
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On Angel's Wings
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Michael GellertEasy/MediumNoPowerful song by Karen Taylor-Good about the loss of dignity as death nears…Arranger
One Moment In TimeBev SellersEasy/MediumNoLovely sentiments in this slow rhythmic ballad. I have omitted the second verse.SAI Arranged Music List
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One Voice (YWIH)
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Ann MinihaneMediumNoA striking and beautiful song for young women.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Orange Colored SkyNick PapageorgeDifficultNoModern / Jazz chordings make this a difficult arrangement, as does the huge range required of all 4 parts. Very close chords make for an energised and exciting sound.Arranger
Orange Colored Sky (YWIH)Barbara McNeillEasy/MediumNoChromatic runs in the interlude make this a tricky number to execute accurately. High baritone and tenor tessitura are to be expected of a youth arrangement. SAI Published Sheet Music
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Original Dixieland One Step
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Bev SellersMediumYesA good solid arrangement with key change and a tag begging for embellishment. Some difficult bars with chromatics, but these can be simplified fairly easily(ask me for suggestions). Low Ds for basses.SAI Arranged Music List
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Over The RainbowJay GiallombardoMedium/DifficultYesThis arrangement made famous by Chicago Fire. Stunning, challenging. I’ve put Chicago Fire’s version of the tag on this tape.Arranger
Over The Rainbow
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BescosMediumYesMany people don't like the verse on this arrangement, but I have included it in full. If you can get it flowing OK, it's fine. Some people like to start from "There's a rainbow to be found..." instead. I think this is a lovely ballad, with lots of room for musicality, a good climax and a pleasant ending. I've added a simple slide and echo. My advice is to work on lyrical flow throughout, but use the changes in articulative texture as opportunities for dynamic and tonal texture variation.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Over The Rainbow (YWIH)
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BescosMediumYesJoni's timeless arrangement lifted and revoiced for young voices.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Put On An Old Pair Of ShoesNorma AndersenEasyYesSwing ballad. Good for a chorus just starting out.SAI Published Sheet Music
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$30
Rockin’ RobinTedda LippincottEasy/MediumNoYWIH arrangement of a well known song – great fun for anyone! Some solo lead.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Rose, TheJoni BescosEasy/MediumNoInspirational song with mostly Lead solo and Lead/Tenor duet.RC-Music Website
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
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LaVeda RedfieldMediumNoA popular request at Christmas.SAI Arranged Music List
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Santa Baby
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Lorraine RochefortMedium/DifficultNoA saucy number to mix with more traditional carols. Christmas.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
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LaVeda RedfieldEasy/MediumNoA popular request at Christmas time.SAI Arranged Music List
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Saturday In The Park
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Jim ArnsMediumNoLooking for something more contemporary? This rock classic will get you in the groove… Lead solo in sections.SAI Arranged Music List
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Scarborough FairMary GoetzeMediumNoSSA (TRIO) a cappella arrangement of this traditional English folk song. Interesting modulation in the middle, great exercise in using the softer dynamics.Mainstream sheet music store.
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Scarlet Ribbons
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Nigel WilliamsEasy/MediumNoLovely and well known song with sections in bell chording and lead solo.Arranger. May not be cleared for copyright internationally.
Shelter
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Glenda LloydEasyNoAustralian patriotic song. Region 34 SAI
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Free to Region 34
Shoop Shoop Song, TheJ LundEasyNoA bit empty of chording in parts, but OK for a bit of fun.Arranger
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$35
Silent Night
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Floyd ConnettEasyNoChristmas carol.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Sing & Celebrate
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Sylvia Alsbury & Bev SellersEasyNoSAI Mass sing song. Great to use for a membership drive (6 week course) or when your chorus is just starting out.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Sit Down You’re Rocking The BoatBev SellersMediumNoLovely minor verses to this well known song. One key change. Melody is a challenge to sing accurately.SAI Arranged Music List
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Carolyn SchmidtMedium/DifficultYesSimilar to the mens' arrangements, this chord busting arrangement provides plenty of interest and power for a contest ballad. Bass down to Eb, lead up to C. Tenor hanger.
** Note: I have both the 'old' handwritten arrangement and the 'new' contestable version (which is considerably easier).
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Smile
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Tom GentryMedium/DifficultYesIf you don't do diphthongs well, this is not for you! Melody passes from part to part, great chords. Don't take it to contest unless you are singing at a high level.Arranger
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Dot CalvinMediumYesContest ballad. Lovely sentiment and melody. Low for the bass (lots of low Ds), but can be raised as tenor is not high. Has key change - not too difficult. SAI Published Sheet Music
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Softly (I Will Leave You)Nigel WilliamsEasy/MediumNoAn English arrangement of a sweet, sad song. Chording is a little awkward in parts.Arranger$25
Song Is Ended, The
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BescosEasyYesA lovely song - an energetic bass-line could cause difficulty. I've interpreted as a straight ballad in this instance. Some lovely chord progressions, however it's a bit hard to make anything of it as the song itself doesn't have a real climax! It's a bit of an ebb-and-flow type song. I wouldn't recommend for contest for that reason.Out Of Print$25
Sound of Silence, The
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Tedda LippincottMedium/DifficultNoBeautiful arrangement of this psychedelic song. Melody moves between Lead, tenor and bass.Arranger
Stars Fell On Alabama
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M.K. CoffmanMediumYesA beautiful lilting swing tempo song. Some chromatic work makes tuning less easy, but your group will enjoy the feel of it. Lead hanger in the tag. Lead has over an octave to dance through.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Straighten Up And Fly Right
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M.K. CoffmanMediumNoA lovely, close chorded arrangement, not too high in the tenor, but a reasonably high lead/bari/bass arrangement.SAI Published Sheet Music
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SummertimeRenee CraigMediumNoA haunting arrangement for Tenor solo and backing trio. Bell chords in the backing parts make it non-trivial to learn, but a lovely song which will be sure to please any audience.RC-Music
Super Trouper
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Elain GainEasy/MediumNoABBA song - great show material.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Sweet Adeline
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Jay GiallombardoMedium/DifficultYesThe contest ballad that keeps on returning just because it is SO good to sing!Arranger
Sweet Georgia BrownJim MasseyMediumYesThe second half of his Georgia medley, separated on request. Slow tempo, then double time, so plenty of interest here.Arranger
Swinging On A StarNancy BergmanMediumPossibleA snappy arrangement of this well known song from the 40’s. Includes 2 verses (mule & pig). 2 passing low D’s in the bass line.Arranger
Take A Chance
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Joey MinshallEasy/MediumNoABBA standard. Basses don't get to breathe for most of the song. Staggered entry of parts. Low for bass, but can be raised easily.Arranger
Ten Feet Off The Ground
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Barbara BianchiEasy/MediumYesA simple straight tempo uptune, suitable for chorus or quartet. Key change adds momentum and interest, and ends with a good strong tag.SAI Published Sheet Music
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That Old Black Magic
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June BergMedium/DifficultNoSmooth harmonies and swinging rhythms, but also some big intervals in this jazz standard. Good sense of rhythm required to get the timing right, and vocal flexibility in all parts...SAI Published Sheet Music
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The Christmas Song
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Ruth EmleyMediumNoSome jazz chording in this favourite Christmas number make it more difficult to tune for less experienced groups. A crowd favourite.SAI Published Sheet Music
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The Climb
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Carole PriettoEasy/MediumNoFrom Hannah Montanna: The Movie. Uplifting sentiment, solo style lead part - quite low in the verses. Contact Arranger
Them There Eyes
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StevensMediumYesGreat contest uptune. Light-hearted sentiment and good flow to the arrangement. I've added an optional 2 chord tag ending.SAI Published Sheet Music
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There's No Business Like Show BusinessDot CalvinMediumNoFamous Broadway show stopper - great for your next show!Unknown
They Never Told MeMary Ann WydraMediumYesFun song about becoming a Sweet Adeline – so much more than just one night a week! Requires accurate interval singing at speed from all parts.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Thoroughly Modern Millie / Charleston
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Nancy BergmanEasy/MediumYes, strongFantastic solid contest arrangement. Key changes not too difficult. Bass down to Eb consistently. Lead up to a brief top D. Arranger
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Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer
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Marge BaileyEasy/MediumYesAn excellent choice for small choruses or newish quartets. A catchy melody, with lovely minor sections for interest. A key change which isn't too hard adds to the overall appeal of this comfortable uptune.
NOTE: Misprint in bar 78: Tenor should read GGG, not AbGG.
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Tico TicoCheryl DickMedium/DifficultNoGreat latin number – gymnastic lead line but great variety as it moves through. Made famous by the Andrew Sisters among others.Arranger
Toora Loora Loora
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Lynnell DiamondMediumYesA fabulous new contest ballad, written for A Cappella West chorus. Great vehicle for any B or higher chorus. *** Note, this is the original version of the arrangement, NOT exactly as in the Medium Folio Book.Arranger
Top Of The World
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Joni BescosEasy/MediumCarpenters song – great, uplifting lyrics and melody.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Turn! Turn! Turn!Jonathan WikeleyEasyNoTRIO Made famous by The Byrds in the 60s this 3 part arrangement is an easy pick-up.Book Stores
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Twist Medley
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Carole PriettoEasyNoFun uptune for chorus or quartet. Get those toes tapping with this cute 60s number.Arranger
Ugly Bug Ball, The
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Betty GrantMediumNoThis song is lots of fun - extremely cute lyrics and a catchy tune. Great for a show with a bug theme - costumes would be fantastic! A good solid arrangement with only one slightly challenging bridge, but no key changes and a nice slide at the end.SAI Arranged Music List
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Unchained Melody
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M K CoffmanEasyNoEverly Brothers famous hit. Nice chords and an easy sing. Bass is lowish (D).SAI Published Sheet Music
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Unforgettable
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M K CoffmanMediumNoA beautiful arrangement of a jazz standard, this passes the melody through all 4 parts, though mainly bass and lead. Some challenging intervals and modulations make this more intermediate level.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Vaya Con Dios
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Kay BromertEasyNoThis slow tempo song brings all the ambiance of a Spanish village – mañana! Trax are in English only.SAI Published Sheet Music
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We Are Family
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Anna-Maria NyströmMedium/DifficultNoBasically a lead solo, but the other parts do get to sing some words! A feel-good arrangement with a foot-stompin' feel that will please any audience.SAI Arranged Music List
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We Go Together (YWIH)Carolyn SchmidtEasyNoSong made famous in Grease, revoiced for young women.SAI Published Sheet Music
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We Wish You A Merry Christmas
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Marie JohnsonEasyNoA fun addition to your Christmas repertoire. SAI Arranged Music List
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What'll I Do
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Renee CraigDifficultStrongAlternate ending - as written by Renee in 1979. No easy sing for any of the parts. Bass is low, and unless you keep excellent pitch, she'll struggle. Endless scope for interpretive nuance. A beautiful song.SAI Published Sheet Music
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When I Fall In Love
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A MinihaneMediumYesLovely contest ballad. A little gymnastics required and lead crosses over with tenor at times. Some lovely chording and good structure will give scope to showcase your skills.SAI Published Sheet Music
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When I Leave The World Behind
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BescosEasy/MediumYesExcellent contest ballad. Not rangy for any part, no gymnastics required. Nice sentiment to the lyrics - should be fairly easy for everyone to buy into. Lots of power chords and echo embellishments.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Where Have My Old Friends Gone?J LilesMedium/DifficultYesA fairly stock-standard ballad. Some changes of pace within to provide opportunities for demonstrating style and interpretive skills. Note: my recording has some modifications to written music - requested by Region #34 for an education program.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Where Is Love
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June DaleEasyNoThis lovely song from the musical "Oliver" is set here in a very simple arrangement. In the key as written, the lead must reach a top D, but the other parts are not high, so if necessary, a lower key could easily be chosen.SAI Arranged Music List
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White Christmas
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Nancy BergmanMediumNoA beautiful arrangement of this Christmas song. Athletic bass, but otherwise not too difficult.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Will It Be Me This Time?
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L DiamondMediumYesMeaty ballad with plenty of scope for showing off skills and "getting involved".SAI Published Sheet Music
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Without You / Lost Without Your Love MedleyN WilliamsEasy/MediumNoLooking for something a bit different? Here it is! This medley by British arranger Nigel Williams combines 2 very well known 70’s pop songs: Without You (released in 1970 by BadFinger and recorded over 150 times since then) and Lost Without Your Love (released in 1977 by Bread). Rock ballad time!Arranger$30
Yesterday I Heard The Rain
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G AvenerMediumRiskySimilar to the arrangement as sung by Showtime, this haunting melody has been a favourite of mine for years. Some skill needed to tune this accurately.Arranger
You Belong To Me
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Marsha ZwickerEasyNoFamiliar swing tempo that will bewitch you with it's lilting and lovely harmonies.SAI Arranged Music List
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You Made Me Love YouNancy BergmanMediumYesSimilar chording to the Jim Arns arrangement in parts, but with no key change, and some simpler transitions and climax. Recording has a shortened intro as requested by the commissioning quartet.Arranger
You Made Me Love You
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Jim ArnsMedium/DifficultYesFantastically oozy chording for this delightful song - some tricks in non-repeating patterns, and not the easiest key change if that's a weakness for your group. "Old Routine" style tag to end.SAI Arranged Music List
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You Raise Me Up
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June DaleEasy/MediumNoJosh Groban made this song famous. Lead goes up to a D. Some bass melody. SAI Arranged Music List
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You'll Never Walk AloneNancy BergmanEasy/MediumNoShort, inspirational song. Some lovely chording in here. Bass melody for most of the song.Arranger
You're My Baby
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Jim ArnsMedium/DifficultYesHigh lead melody, snappy rhythmic lines and occasional chromatic runs make this more difficult to learn - especially keeping track of which verse you're in!SAI Published Sheet Music
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You're The Spirit Of Sweet AdelinesL DiamondMediumNoTricky tenor part. Short, mass sing type song.SAI Published Sheet Music
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You've Got A Friend
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Tedda LippincottEasy/MediumNoA lovely swing tempo with nice sentiment to the lyrics and a pleasant melodic line. A nice arrangement with easy voicings for all 4 parts.Arranger
You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night
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Janet LandstromMediumYesA great jazzy uptune, full of close chordings. Change of rhythm in the middle gives a chance to change pace/style and add interest to the song. No great strain in range for any part.SAI Published Sheet Music
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Zip-a-dee-doo-dahL RochefortMediumNoSolid chording, nice intro and tag to set off this bright uptune. Key change is slightly challenging. Tempo change in the middle adds variety. Not contestable as it has spoken words in the interlude.SAI Published Sheet Music
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