Musical Song Lists

64 of the Best Audition Songs for Baritenors

Getting ready for an important audition? Well, first you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, or if you’re just looking to expand your repertoire,  you can go through this list of audition songs for baritenors.

By the way, if you are a baritenor, your range lies exactly between the baritone and tenor voice types, or sometimes even extends both! Basically, all of the songs below would be suitable for either baritones or tenors to sing. If you haven’t gone through the steps to find your vocal type yet, I would definitely recommend doing so!

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First Step: Read your audition details

Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

“Audition Songs for Baritenors” Spotify Playlist

Quick Tip: For easy access to each song’s sheet music, backing tracks, music, time period, and vocal type info, just follow any of the links below!

Golden Age Songs for Baritenors (1940-1959)

Geraniums in the Winder” – Carousel

Goodbye, Old Girl” – Damn Yankees

Hey There” – The Pajama Game

I Met a Girl” – Bells are Ringing

Like a God” – Flower Drum Song

Maria” – West Side Story

Old Devil Moon” – Finian’s Rainbow

You’ve Got to Be Carefully Taught” – South Pacific

Post-Golden Age Songs for Baritenors (1960s)

Broadway Baby” – Dames at Sea

Close Every Door” – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Grand Knowing You” – She Loves Me

If I Be Your Best Chance” – Walking Happy

I’ve Just Seen Her” – All American

She’s My Love” – Carnival!

There’s No Reason in the World” – Milk and Honey

Upstairs” – Promises, Promises

1970s Songs for Baritenors

Extraordinary” – Pippin

I Do Not Know a Day I Did Not Love You” – Two by Two

I Won’t Send Roses” – Mack & Mabel

Johanna” – Sweeney Todd

She is Not Thinking of Me” – Gigi

Something Was Missing” – Annie

Sorry – Grateful” – Company

The Only Home I Know” – Shenandoah

1980s Songs for Baritenors

Anthem” – Chess

Bui Doi” – Miss Saigon

Finishing the Hat” – Sunday in the Park with George

Free at Last” – Big River

Good Thing Going” – Merrily We Roll Along

Starlight Express” – Starlight Express

Stay With Me” – City of Angels

The Music of the Night” – The Phantom of the Opera

1990s Songs for Baritenors

I’ll Cover You (Reprise)” – Rent

Larger Than Life” – My Favorite Year

Let Me Drown” – The Wild Party

Live With Somebody You Love” – Martin Guerre

Make Them Hear You” – Ragtime

Pretty Music” – Parade

Sunset Boulevard” – Sunset Boulevard

You Gotta Die Sometime” – Falsettos

2000s Songs for Baritenors

Drift Away” – Grey Gardens

Evermore Without You” – The Woman in White

I Could Be That Guy” – Sister Act

I Miss the Music” – Curtains

Like Father, Like Son” – When Midnight Strikes

People Carry On” – The Story of My Life

Reflection” – A Tale of Two Cities

The Butterfly” – The Story of My Life

2010s Songs for Baritenors

As Good As I Get” – Next Thing You Know

Christmas is My Favorite Time of Year” – Catch Me If You Can

Everything to Win” – Anastasia

Hey, Kid” – If/Then

It All Fades Away” – The Bridges of Madison County

Testimony” – Amazing Grace

The Wheel” – Tuck Everlasting

You Don’t Need to Love Me” – If/Then

Character/Comedic Songs for Baritenors

God, I Hate Shakespeare” – Something Rotten!

Hygge” – Frozen

If I Were King of the Forest” – The Wizard of Oz

If You Want to Die in Bed” – Miss Saigon

I’m Not That Smart” – The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Just Like Him” – Elf

Man About Town” – Young Frankenstein

That Face” – The Producers

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Know of any other great audition songs for baritenors?

And what role are you auditioning for next? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! In the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.

Stacy Karyn, Author of Pop Songs for Baritenors.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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