Arrangements

  • Songs are listed alphabetically.
  • Songs with ** after the title are in the Sweet Adelines Song Assessment Database and approved for use in Sweet Adelines performance.
  • For contest songs, look for “contest uptune” or “contest ballad” after the song title.
  • For SMP Press titles, quartet pricing includes a set of 4 copies – quartets should purchase a quantity of 1. Chorus pricing is per copy, with a minimum order of 10. Choruses should purchase the number of copies needed for their group.

100 Years – Five for Fighting (listen)
Purchase from BHS – Stock # 211160
Tracks: Donya Metzger | Jen Cooke

After You, Who? – contest ballad** (listen)
By Cole Porter.
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Aint Misbehavin’ – contest uptune** (listen)
By Fats Waller.
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

All of Me – John Legend (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Angels We Have Heard on High (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Away in A Manger (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Baba Yetu – Christopher Tin
Christopher Tin’s iconic theme from the video game Civilization IV, and from his CD Calling All Dawns. Originally arranged for OK City Chorus. Arranged for four parts (with occasional divisi), two solo parts (one in lead, one in bass) and an optional violin part. Text is The Lord’s Prayer, in Swahili. Not at all barbershop, but beautiful and unique for the chorus that can handle it.
Purchase from SMP Press – chorus

Bless The Broken Road – Rascal Flatts (listen)
Purchase from BHS (Stock #211162)

Brave – Sara Bareilles (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Donya Metzger

Breakaway – Kelly Clarkson (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks – Donya Metzger

Brighter Than the Sun – Colbie Caillat (single song)
Voicing is suitable for young singers or adults.
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet| chorus

Brighter Than the Sun / We Are Young (Mashup) (listen)
Brighter Than the Sun, by Colbie Caillat, and We Are Young, by Fun. Arranged for Vocal Motion Chorus; performed by them in their 2016 4th place Harmony Classic package. Has 6 parts, and all 6 are needed — because of extra parts, best suited to choruses.
Purchase from Sweet Adelines.
Tracks: Jen Cooke

“CAROLE’S CAROLS” – Holiday arrangement/tracks package
A collection of 9 easy holiday arrangements, with learning tracks from Donya Metzger. Includes: Angels We Have Heard on High, Away In a Manger, Coventry Carol, Fum Fum Fum, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings Medley, I Saw Three Ships, Joy To the World, Santa Lucia, and Up On the Housetop. All are easy arrangements; most are short. They’ll be easy to learn for choruses and quartets at any level, for new singers, or groups which form for the holidays. Price ($350) includes sheet music, all learning tracks, and unlimited copying – make as many copies as you need for your chorus, small group, or quartet.

CAROLE’S CAROLS – Holiday arrangement package. Sheet music only

The same 9 songs in the CAROLE’S CAROLS arrangement / track package. Select this option if you only need the sheet music. One price for the entire set, with unlimited copying.

$80.00

Charlie Brown Christmas Medley
Christmas Time is Here and O Tannenbaum as performed by Vince Guaraldi
See below for Christmas Time is Here as a single song
Purchase from Sweet Adelines

The Chipmunk Song
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

Christmas Canon – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Arranged for four parts, overlay, and piano. Available for custom licensing through Tresona Music

Christmas Time is Here – Charlie Brown Christmas** (listen)
SSAA version available from Sweet Adelines
TTBB version available from BHS (Stock # 211166)
Tracks (SSAA): Jen Cooke | Tim Waurick

The Climb – Miley Cyrus, from Hannah Montana: The Movie
Recorded by DaleDiva on “Sing It! Ring It! Bling It!”
Purchase from BHS (Stock #211204)
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Coventry Carol (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Different than the well-known Renee Craig arrangement – melody is entirely in the lead part; has an additional verse and a new tag.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Dangerous Dan McGrew
Arranged for Alaska Sound Celebration Chorus. Available for custom licensing through the Barbershop Harmony Society

Despacito – Justin Bieber, Luis Fonsi, and Daddy Yankee (listen)
Arrangement includes the entire song, both the English-language intro and all of the Spanish.
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Donya Metzger

The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charlie Daniels Band
A portion of this arrangement was performed by the Choral-Aires in their 11th place finals package at Sweet Adelines international competition, 2019. The arrangement includes the entire song, including the instrumental sections and the speaking parts. Difficult, has a lot of melody transfer and “Swingle-Singer” type lyrics.
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

Do the New York / I Got Rhythm Medley – contest uptune (listen)
Available for custom licensing through the Barbershop Harmony Society
Tracks: Jen Cooke

A Doodlin’ Song (Doop Doo De Oop)
Novelty song from the 1950s
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

Doxology – Traditional
Free download – make as many copies as you wish.

Everybody Step – contest uptune** (listen)
Song is public domain in the US (published 1921), but still under copyright in the rest of the world because of Irving Berlin’s death date (1989).
US customers: Contact me to purchase. Price is $3.00 per copy. I’ll invoice you via PayPal for the number of copies you need. Once I receive your payment I’ll send the music.
Customers from outside the US need to secure clearance from the copyright authorities in their home country.
Tracks: Donya Metzger

Feels Like Home – Randy Newman (listen)
Arranged for Greater Harrisburg Chorus
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Firework – Katy Perry
Arranged for Alaska Sound Celebration Chorus. Has 5-part sections; because of extra parts, best suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press  — chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke

For Good – from Wicked** (listen)
Arranged for St. Louis Harmony Chorus
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke | Tim Waurick

Fum Fum Fum (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen / We Three Kings of Orient Are (medley) (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Hold the Door** – Original song based on the poem “Empathy” by Morgan Harper Nicholls. Words and music by Karri Quan; arranged by Karri Quan and Carole Prietto.
Purchase music and tracks from Donya Metzger

How Can I Keep from Singing
Free download – make as many copies as you wish.
Tracks available from Melissa Van Housen (MelVan Tracks)

I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
The entire song, including all the rap sections. Rap sections have 4-part backup. Because of extra parts, best suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus

I Saw Three Ships (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

I’ll Fight – Jennifer Hudson, Academy-Award-nominated song from the movie RBG (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus.
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

In My Daughter’s Eyes – Martina McBride (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke | Tim Waurick

Joy To the World (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Landslide – Stevie Nicks
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

Let It Go – from Frozen
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Light One Candle is no longer available.

Like A Prayer – Madonna, based on the version from Glee (listen)
Arranged with Dawn Haggerty. For a soloist with 4-part backup; because of extra parts, best suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Man in the Mirror – Michael Jackson (listen)
Arranged for Verdugo Hills Chorus. Has an 8-part section. Because of extra parts, best suited to choruses.
Tracks: Donya Metzger
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus

Mean Ol’ Moon – from Ted2
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus

Music of My Heart – Gloria Estefan
Available for custom licensing through the Barbershop Harmony Society
Tracks – Tim Waurick

Music Speaks Louder Than Words – Peter, Paul, and Mary (listen)
No longer available through Sweet Adelines – Available for custom licensing through the Barbershop Harmony Society
Tracks – Tim Waurick

My Immortal – Evanescence
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus

Never Gonna Let You Down – Colbie Caillat (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet| chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Never Gonna Let You Down – Colbie Caillat (young singers version)
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Nobody Knows How I Miss You, Dear Old Pals – contest ballad (listen)
World War I-era ballad about “my mother and dad, the best pals that I had”.
Song is public domain in the US (published 1919). The last composer died in 1953; in 2023 it will be public domain in countries with a copyright term of life + 70 years.
US customers: Contact me to purchase. Price is $3.00 per copy. I’ll invoice you via PayPal for the number of copies you need. Once I receive your payment I’ll send the music.
Customers from outside the US need to secure clearance from the copyright authorities in their home country.
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship (listen)
Arranged for Verdugo Hills Chorus
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Donya Metzger

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship (young singers version)
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus

Ordinary Miracle – Sarah McLachlan, from the movie Charlotte’s Web (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Donya Metzger

Over the Rainbow – From The Wizard of Oz; based on the version with ukulele recorded by Israel (Iz) Kamakawiwo’ole.
For four parts with ukulele accompaniment.
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus

The Place Where Lost Things Go – from Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Price Tag – Jessie J featuring B.O.B. (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Raise You Up – from Kinky Boots
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

The River – Garth Brooks (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Tim Waurick

The Rose – Bette Midler (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Kraut

Santa Lucia (listen)
Part of the 9-song CAROLE’S CAROLS collection.
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Shallow – Academy-Award-winning song from A Star is Born (2018)** (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Shallow – Academy-Award-winning song from A Star is Born (2018) (young singers version) (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press – chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

Sing – Sesame Street; made famous by the Carpenters (listen)
Has a solo part for children and four-part backup for adults; because of extra parts, best suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus
Tracks: Jen Cooke

Sing A Rainbow – Peggy Lee
Short and simple! Voicings will work for adults or young singers.
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus

Something To Talk About – Bonnie Raitt
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

Sway (Quien Sera)
Has a verse in Spanish, for a bass soloist
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

That Man – Caro Emerald (6 part, chorus with two soloists) (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press – chorus
Tracks – Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

That Man – Caro Emerald (4-part, quartet or chorus without soloists)
Purchase from SMP Press – quartet | chorus
Learning tracks from Kim Newcomb done for the original 6-part arrangement will work for the 4-part as well. The lead and tenor solos are now in the lead and tenor part.

That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly** (listen)
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus
Tracks: Donya Metzger

That’ll Be the Day – Buddy Holly (young singers version)
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus
Tracks – Donya Metzger

Too Darn Hot – Cole Porter, from Kiss Me Kate
Arranged for Alaska Sound Celebration Chorus. Available for custom licensing through Alfred Music

Try Everything – from Zootopia
Performed by Greater Harrisburg Chorus in their 2nd place performance at the 2019 Harmony Classic. Available for custom licensing through the Barbershop Harmony Society

Twist Medley – The Twist and Let’s Twist Again
Purchase from BHS Unpublished Catalog (Stock # 211095)

Unwritten – Natasha Bedingfield (listen)
Arranged for Vocal Harmonix. Has 5-part sections; because of extra parts better suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus
Tracks: Donya Metzger

Up On the Housetop (listen)
Arrangement and tracks package available from Donya Metzger
Sheet music (without tracks) available from SMP Press

Walking In the Air – from The Snowman
Has tenor melody throughout.
Purchase from SMP Press — quartet | chorus

We Just Couldn’t Say Good-Bye – contest ballad
Written in the 1930s; later performed by Patti Page and others
Purchase from SMP Press quartet | chorus
Tracks: Melissa VanHousen (MelVan Tracks)

When My Baby Smiles At Me – contest uptune** (listen)
Song is from the 1920s; the arrangement was inspired by the version sung by BHS champions Michigan Jake.
Purchase from SMP Press quartet | chorus
Tracks: Kim Newcomb (NewVoice Studio)

When You Say Nothing At All – Alison Krauss and Union Station (listen)
Recorded by Dale Diva on “Definitely Diva”
Purchase from BHS (Stock #211174)
Tracks: Tim Waurick

You Can’t Stop The Beat – from Hairspray (listen)
Has 5 and 6 part sections; because of extra parts best suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press — chorus
Tracks: Tim Waurick

You Raise Me Up – Josh Groban (listen)
Arranged for St. Louis Harmony  Chorus. For a soloist with four-part backup; because of extra parts best suited to choruses.
Purchase from SMP Press – chorus
Tracks: Tim Waurick


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