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Songs for Tenors

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Tenor is one of the highest range singing voices for men. There are many ways you can go about mastering both the chest voice and falsetto with the proper techniques. In present day, it may become difficult for a tenor to find the right pop song that fits their vocal abilities. Here is a listing to some good pop songs for tenors that you can start out with.

All Good Gifts – Godspell
And This Is My Beloved – Kismet
Beautiful Girls – Follies
Being Alive – Company
Bring Him Home – Les Miserables
Fifty Million Years Ago – Celebration
Grand Knowing You – She Loves Me
I Can’t Stand Still – Footloose
I Wanna Make Magic – Fame
I Will Follow You – Milk And Honey
I’m Martin Guerre – Martin Guerre
King Herod’s Song – Jesus Christ Superstar
Leaning On A Lamppost – Me And My Girl
Let It Be – Let It Be
Love Changes Everything – Aspects Of Love
Makin’ Whoopee! – Whoopee!
Man – The Full Monty
Marianne – The Grand Tour
Maybe We Just Made Love – I Love You Because
Mister Cellophane – Chicago
Mooning – Grease
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Whoopee!
No Moon – Titanic
On The Street Where You Live – My Fair Lady
One Song Glory – Rent
ove Can’t Happen – Grand Hotel
Restless Heart – Fanny
She Wasn’t You – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Smile – Modern Times
Son Of Man – Tarzan
Standing On The Corner – The Most Happy Fella
Starlight Express – Starlight Express
Stay – Do I Hear a Waltz?
Stranger In Paradise – Kismet
Sunset Boulevard – Sunset Boulevard
Those Magic Changes – Grease
Tomorrow Belongs To Me – The Musical Cabaret
Too Much In Love To Care – Sunset Boulevard
What Is It About Her? – The Wild Party
With a Song In My Heart – Spring Is Here

Here is an example of a male tenor voice as he sings his version of Adele’s ‘Someone Like You.’

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There are a variety of ways you can go about discovering what your voice type is. Tenors are typically the highest vocal range for men with a range of C below middle C to G with middle C (C3-G4). Sometimes females may be found with the same capabilities. Here are some great female tenor songs that will allow you to put your skills to use.

A Boy of My Own – Robin de Jesus & Danny Quadrino
Barbara Doyle – Sarah Stiles
Everlasting – Sarah Charles Lewis
If The World Looked Like You – Jeremy Jordan
It Could Totally Happen – Ben Fankhauser & Hannah Elless
Like It Here – Connor Russell
Main Street Nowhere – Christian Probst
Moments of You – Jason Forbach
Never Knew – Ali Ewoldt
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Will You Know Me? – Morgan Billings Smith
Yesterday 1965 – The Beatles

Here is a video discussing the vocal range of a female tenor.

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Tenor is a classic male voice with ranges between C3 and C. Considered to be the highest adult male singing voice in the industry, here is a look at some of the most famous tenor songs that are perfect choices to use when performing with your voice.

All Good Gifts – Godspell
Grand Knowing You – She Loves Me
I Can’t Stand Still – Footloose
I Wanna Make Magic – Fame
Leaning On A Lamppost – Me And My Girl
Mama Says – Footloose
Man – The Full Monty
Marianne – The Grand Tour
Maybe We Just Made Love – I Love You Because
Mister Cellophane – Chicago
Mooning – Grease
My Baby Just Cares For Me – Whoopee!
No Moon – Titanic
ove Can’t Happen – Grand Hotel
Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat – Guys and Dolls
Smile – Modern Times
Son Of Man – Tarzan
Standing On The Corner – The Most Happy Fella
Starlight Express – Starlight Express
Stay – Do I Hear a Waltz?
Stranger In Paradise – Kismet
Sunset Boulevard – Sunset Boulevard
Take The Moment – Do I Hear a Waltz?
This Is The Moment – Jekyll & Hyde
Those Magic Changes – Grease
We Kiss In A Shadow – The King and I

Here is a look at how to train your voice to sing tenor and advance your current skill set.

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There are hundreds of great Broadway songs to choose from you can rehearse and use for theatre auditions. For tenors, that list becomes more limited as you choose one arranged for your specific voice type. Here are some great Broadway songs for tenors that will get you started.

And This Is My Beloved – Kismet
Beautiful Girls – Follies
Being Alive – Company
I Am In Love – Can-Can
I Will Follow You – Milk And Honey
If I Loved You – Carousel
Let It Be – Let It Be
Like a God – Flower Drum Song
Love Changes Everything – Aspects Of Love
Marianne – The Grand Tour
Mister Cellophane – Chicago
No Moon – Titanic
One Song Glory – Rent
Restless Heart – Fanny
Softly As In a Morning Sunrise – The New Moon
Stay – Do i Hear a Waltz?
Stranger In Paradise – Kismet
This Is The Moment – Jekyll & Hyde
Those Magic Changes – Grease
Tomorrow Belongs To Me – The Musical Cabaret
What Is It About Her? – The Wild Party
When The Children Are Asleep – Carousel
With a Song In My Heart – Spring Is Here

Here is a great video on how to dress for a Broadway show with fashion tips and more.

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The audition is one of the most important parts to getting the role that you want. Having a song that best represents your voice type will help you to better captivate your audience and showing them the talent you have to offer. Here are some of the best audition songs for tenors to use are your next performance.

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A Bit of Earth – The Secret Garden
Alive – Jekyll and Hyde.
All Good Gifts – Godspell.
Better — Legally Blonde
Fortune Favors the Brave – Aida.
Home – Beauty and the Beast
How Lovely to be a Woman – Bye Bye Birdie
I Could Have Danced All Night – My Fair Lady
I’ll Be There – The Pirate Queen.
It’s a Fine, Fine Line – Avenue Q
Love Can’t Happen – Grand Hotel.
Matchmaker – Fiddler on the Roof
Moonfall – The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Oh, Is There Not One Maiden Breast – The Pirates of Penzance.
Somewhere – West Side Story
Standing On the Corner – The Most Happy Fella.
The Light in the Piazza – The Light in the Piazza
Think of Me – The Phantom of the Opera
Why, God, Why? – Miss Saigon.

Here is a great video that explains how to train your voice as a tenor so you can hit the notes you want.