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Tag Teaching Guidelines
Updated Mar 21 2014 Darwin Scheel has compiled and made available his Barbershop Tag Teaching Guidelines for
How to Multitrack
Anyone interested in creating their own multitrack recordings should check out the excellent guides we've collected on our Multitrack page.
Access all the tags on our site from the following smartphone (iPhone, etc) applications:
Links to Tag-related and General Barbershop sites
Woodshedding is how barbershop began on a rooftop in Tulsa.
The Ancient Harmonious Society of Woodshedders (AHSOW) was formed in 1977 with the purpose to preserve the skill of woodshedding as an art form within The Barbershop Harmony Society.
Collection of original tags by Andrew from the Canterbury Plainsmen in New Zealand
The organising body of Barbershop in North America
Includes a link to David Wright's Classic Tags collection and many more individual tags, some with learning videos produced by BHS staff members.
Around 200 selected barbershop tags optimized for viewing on mobile devices and organized into various categories. Folders of entire tag collections can also be easily downloaded.
Large collection of Barbershop songs and tags, available from the Barbershop Harmony Society
The German Barbershop assosiation.
Original songs by Don Reeves, the vast majority of which are arranged in the barbershop style by Dennis Driscoll. The songs can be heard and a pdf downloaded at no charge.
David Wright is a well-known arranger of Barbershop (and other) music, and was the original compiler of the "125 Classic Tags" booklet, all the tags of which can be found on this website, on the Classic Tags page.
Tag Master Darwin Scheel, creator of Barbershop Tag Teaching Guidelines, has created www.DNSTags.com to post all the Tags that Darwin has collected through the years as well as TagAnalysis Templates and Guidelines for Hosting a Successful Tag Party!
Dean Martin has created an excellent tutorial for anyone wanting to learn how to create a multitrack tag (audio only, not video)
A decent Online Pitchpipe for quick pitch reference.
A new way to build a barbershop quartet! Use QuartetMatchup.com to find a quartet or to find a singer for your missing voice part.
Learning Tracks and tags
An excellent blog full of articles for singers to improve their craft. The author, Dean Martin, also graciously made available the domain barbershoptags.com for this website.
The organising body of Sweet Adelines (female Barbershop) worldwide
96 tag learning tracks (no sheet music scores)
About 50 tags, some with midi files.
Producers of fine learning tracks for a cappella arrangements. Daniel Gillis, the man behind that site, sung all 500 parts of the 125 classic tags found on this site.
This is my You Tube channel. It will soon have many more videos of me singing tags.
The source of all the video clips on this site.