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6 edition of Songs of the Sea and Sailors Chanteys found in the catalog.

Songs of the Sea and Sailors Chanteys

by Robert Frothingham

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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Granger index reprint series

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8205940M
ISBN 10083696103X
ISBN 109780836961034

  "Formerly published in separate volumes as American sea songs & chanteys and A sailors treasury"--T.p. verso Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index Access-restricted-itemPages: It then became adapted by sailors and used to describe all songs at sea by the 19th century. One of the first historical authorities on the subject, Captain W.B. Whall, wrote in his the first edition of Sea Songs and Shanties (, Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow).

About Poems of the Sea Throughout history, poets have felt the ancient pull of the sea, exploring the full range of mankind’s nautical fears, dreams, and longings. The colorful legends of the sea–pirates and mermaids, phantom ships and the sunken city of Atlantis–have inspired as many imaginations as have the realities of lighthouses and.   "Over the Hills and Far Away" - British Trad. Folk Tune - Arr. and performed by John Tams - Duration: AntPDC 3,, views.

  “Sea chanteys are work songs, so they’re designed to coordinate effort between a group of people doing physical labour,” says video producer . that can be learned from traditional songs the whaler-men sang as they sought to make their fortune. From the singing of traditional sea chanteys to hoisting the anchor and setting the sails to the dance songs sailors sang in the doldrums, you'll experience the life of a whaler-man on his three- to five-year epic voyage hunting the magnificent whales of the ocean for their precious whale-oil.


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Songs of the Sea and Sailors Chanteys by Robert Frothingham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The following is a partially annotated bibliography of our sources on chanteys and sailors' songs, mostly books, but with an occasional article also listed. Basic Collections: Excellent foundations for sea song study or performance, each of these works contains ample commentary and many well-known chanteys.

Colcord, Joanna C. Songs of American Sailormen. Genre/Form: Sea shanties: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frothingham, Robert, Songs of the sea & Sailors' chanteys. Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin company [©].

Genre/Form: Sea songs Sea poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Frothingham, Robert, Songs of the sea & sailors' chanteys. Freeport, N.Y. Songs of the Sea & Sailors Chanteys: an Anthology, Selected and Arranged by Robert Frothingham [Frothingham, Robert; Selected & Arranged by] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Songs of the Sea & Sailors Chanteys: an Anthology, Selected and Arranged by Robert FrothinghamAuthor: Robert; Selected & Arranged by Frothingham. Sea Chanteys and Sailors' Songs Shenandoah CAPSTAN AND WINDLASS CHAM'EY Many people are surprised to learn that this, one of the greatest indigenous American folk songs, is actually a sailor-made chantey.

Comparing the musical settings printed in the various chantey anthologies, one finds that the cadence and meter differ widely. This book gives both lyrics and score to early sea songs and chanteys. There is fairly good documentation for the time period and setting of each song or group of songs.

Sea songs are taken to be both songs sung by sailors and songs about the sea, sailors, sailing and nautical battles.4/5(1). A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing term shanty most accurately refers to a specific style of work song belonging to this historical r, in recent, popular usage, the scope of its definition is sometimes expanded to admit a wider range of repertoire and characteristics.

This is the most comprehensive work on shanties, by the most famous modern shantyman. Stan Hugill sailed when shanties were still commonly used as work songs. This information is first-hand, learned directly from the sailors who sang the songs to aid their work. We more recent shanty singers regard it as the "shantyman's bible".

Sea Shanty Lyrics. Most of these songs are traditional shanties, used to co-ordinate the work of many sailors. For more information, see What Is a Sea Shanty. and More About Shanties.

Full Description: "The perfect pocket reference for sea shanties and songs of the sea from the days of the great sailing ships. One hundred thirty traditional songs with music, arranged alphabetically and sized to conveniently fit in a coat pocket, sea bag, backpack, purse or back hip to learn, these favorite songs can educate or entertain, or perhaps even accompany a working tall.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Maritime Ser.: Songs of the Sailor: Working Chanteys at Mystic Seaport (Spiral) at the best online prices at Ratings: 1. Proctor's book is more about the way cultures, sailors, traditions and voyaging combine to influence and affect sea songs then a listing of chanteys.

The book is both a sociological look at seamen and a study of all music associated with the sea. Shay, Frank. Iron men & wooden ships, deep sea shanties. London: W.M. Heinemann, Print. No chanteys in it, but full of sea songs is "Naval Songs and Ballads" edited bypublished by the Navy Records Society in (this is volume 33 of the Publications of the NRS).

page introduction by Professor Firth, song lyrics (no music, but there is an index of tunes mentioned), and notes on each song and ballad. Here is a collection of songs as sailors sung them: bawdy, raw and uncensored. Not for the timid or prissy, these are examples of the entertainment seamen past and present created for themselves.

Some are in the form of chanteys - work songs from the sailing ship era. Songs of the Volkslieder, Seemannslieder Matrosenlieder German and other Folksongs-- of them are sea songs.

Multilingual site. Shanties and Sailor Songs; Lyrics To Sea Songs: includes some history, links to CDs. Has some great songs, like "Pay Me My Money Down!". Sea shanties (or chanteys) are sailors' work songs, which were originally designed to help synchronize tasks aboard ship.

An experienced listener can generally tell what job was originally performed to the rhythm of a tune; sail-hauling shanties have a different beat than pumping shanties, rowing shanties, and capstan or windlass shanties.

Boarding Party: Fair Winds and a Following Sea. Review: After a singing "voyage" of over twenty years, sea chantey-singing male quartet (originally a quintet) The Boarding Party, Jonathan, Bob, K.C. and Tom have come ashore to treat us to a song collection of their authentic, testosterone-soaked songs of the sea.

A couple of the chanteys, like "Comin' Down The C&O," "Hudson River Steamboat. Oct 8, - Explore melbertwi's board "Sea Chanteys" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Sea, Songs and Fisherman's friends pins. I love these cd's. Some are bawdy, a few downright BLUE. Bottom line, I really like the diversity of these pirate ballads, sea songs and chanteys.

I play them over and over again and sing with them. I first heard a review of this cd on Sunday Morning. The person reviewing gave it a glowing review. So do I/5(62). The call-and-response style of work songs make sea chanteys particularly alluring to all level of singer and sea music fan.

Accordingly, the San Francisco sing draws a Author: Britta Shoot. We’re always eager to learn new verses, tunes, or entire songs, particularly if they fit the above criteria about the sea, lassies, and rum.

All songs are traditional unless noted. Sometimes shanties are called chanties. I say this only for the benefit of a search engine.“Sea chanteys are work songs, so they’re designed to coordinate effort between a group of people doing physical labor,” says video producer Jamison Hermann, who sang them while working on.Choral Arrangements of Sea Shanties A sea shanty, chantey, or chanty is a type of work song that was once commonly sung to accompany labor on board large merchant sailing vessels.

The term shanty most accurately refers to a specific style of work song belonging to this historical repertoire.