Songs Of The Seas (Hardcover)

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Songs Of The Seas (Hardcover)

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This 149 page book, "Songs Of the Seas" Shanties, Music, History, chronicles the practice of using simple chants to coordinate shipboard tasks beginning in the the 1700s among English and French sailors. In 1800s, these simple chants were called "sing-outs". The shanty "Cheer'ly Man" is considered to be the first widely established sailors' work song. The popularity of shanty songs peaked in the 1870s. Some of the most popular shanties of the era include "Blow the Man Down", "Early In the Morning" and "Haul Away Joe". You will enjoy the historical commentary, sheet music, song lyrics and illustrations in "Songs Of the Seas" Shanties, Music, History.
Product Details ISBN: 9781667184920
ISBN-10: 166718492X
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: April 1st, 2021
Pages: 150
Language: English