Welcome to Latzko Muzik. Between 1948 and 2010, Walter Latzko (pictured at left) wrote over twelve hundred musical arrangements. To read about the life of this humble genius in his own words, click HERE.
TO REVIEW SONG TITLES (and to sort by column-headings), click on
Latzko Muzik Catalog in Excel Format.
If you don't have Excel, review our presorted chart-lists in html format here:
TO ORDER PDF FILES OF ARRANGEMENTS, refer to Item #1 or #2 below:
1. CLEARED ARRANGEMENTS: To order charts which have already been legally "cleared," go to http://harmonymarketplace.com/sheetmusic, and type "Latzko" under "Search" Then, record the "ID Number" assigned to the title(s), and send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 800-876-SING (7464). The Barbershop Harmony Society's Harmony Marketplace Representative will respond quickly.
2. ARRANGEMENTS NOT YET CLEARED: To order charts which have not been legally "cleared," please send your e-mail request to the Barbershop Harmony Society's official Music Librarian at email@example.com. In most instances, you will receive a satisfactory reply within one or two business days, with instructions for ordering a legal copy of the desired arrangement(s).
Three hundred-nine of Walter's arrangements have been recorded by barbershop ensembles. Most can be sampled for free, purchased digitally and/or ordered on CDs by mail. For more information, please note the Barbershop Performer's name listed by the Song Title in question in our list of arrangements. Then, search for that ensemble's name at iTunes or at one or more of the following web sites:
To shorten your quartet's or chorus's learning process, overbalanced learning tracks for seventy-seven of Walter's arrangements have been produced by professional vocalists (so far), and links to those singers are provided below for your convenience. We have placed the respective links in the Learning Tracks column, corresponding to the respective Song Title rows, to help you locate the tracks. Here are the vocalists' names and web sites/e-dresses.
- Chris Arnold - See Chris's list of tracks at Quick Start Vocal Productions' web site, www.qsvp.com
- Barbershop Harmony Society - Check out BHS's track of Walter Latzko's "Hi Neighbor" at http://harmonymarketplace.stores.yahoo.net/mupr20.html
- Jennifer Cooke - To see learning tracks by Jennifer go to www.tracksbyjen.com.
- Ken Hatton - Drop Kenny a line to inquire about his tracks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kim Kraut - Check out Kim's list of tracks at www.kimkraut.com.
- Chris MacMartin - Find Chris's version of the Latzko chart of "Crazy" at www.chrismacmartin.com.
- Hal Maples - Visit Hal's site to hear Walter's arrangement of "Pass Me By" at www.stardust.dreamwriter.com.
- Sean Milligan - See Sean's list of tracks at www.learning-tapes.com.
- Melissa Morina - Kim Kraut also has Melissa's recordings listed on her web site at www.kimkraut.com.
- Tim Waurick - Visit Tim's web site at www.timtracks.com.
- Steve Wolf - Hear Steve's version of Walter Latzko's "Tumbling Tumbleweed" at www.wolfstudios.net/library.
- Larry Wright - See Larry's list of available tracks at www.larrywrightmusic.com.