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American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships

Christopher J. Thomas

American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships

by Christopher J. Thomas

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Published by Books for Libraries .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical Instruments - General,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Sea songs,
  • United States,
  • Music

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrank Shay (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8205918M
    ISBN 100836960610
    ISBN 109780836960617

    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. 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.

    While sea shanties originated on ships of many different countries, they spread throughout the seas. Shanties were used for the hard work aboard ships and sentiments in them were universal. They were not originally in the musical form we find them today, but chanted - with the chanter calling out words and the men calling out the chorus in. oughly justified in acquiring the book. It will be most useful in determining what songs were popular in any particular year, and indeed seems to have been designed more for this purpose than as a real history. American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships. By Frank Shay. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson.

    American Sea Songs and Chanties from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships Edited by Frank Shay W.W. Norton and Company, Inc., New York, Originally published in ; Folksingers Wordbook Compiled and Edited by Fred and Irwin Silber Oak Publications, New York ; Ballads and Songs of the Civil War by Jerry Silverman. Sea Chanteys Chantey. To sing, speak, read in a sing- Early chanteys were words yelled out, with the work being done on the emphasized syllable or word. Later, chanteys became songs involving a lead singer then a chorus of response from the crew. American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships. NY: W.W. Norton.


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Here are the wo 4/5(2). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships at /5. Genre/Form: Sea songs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shay, Frank, American sea songs and chanteys from the days of iron men and wooden ships.

American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships by Thomas, Christopher J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships Frank Shay Revised edition of "Iron Men and Wooden Ships", published in Includes words and music to 76 songs.

AMERICAN SEA SONGS AND CHANTEYS: From the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships. By Frank Shay. Illustrated by Edward A. Wilson. Musical Arrangements by Christopher Thomas.

New York: W.W. Wooden Ships and Iron Men. Sea Shanties were work songs sung on ships during the age of sail. They were used to keep rhythm during work and make it more pleasant. Because these songs were used to accomplish a goal, rather then for pure entertainment, the. The other day, while I was browsing our collection, I happened upon the book American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships.

Being a lover of all musical expression, I had to pick the book up and take a peek. IRON MEN AND WOODEN SHIPS are echoes of a bygone day. The Flying Cloud, greatest of all clip- per-ships, with real men on her decks and real songs in their throats, has made way for the steam-driven ocean greyhound, with half the muck of the world on its decks and the other half shoveling coal into its belly.

—IRON SHIPS AND WOODEN MEN. American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men & Wooden Ships. New York: W. Norton, Enlarged version of The Days of Iron Men & Wooden Ships (New York: Doubleday, ) with tunes and commentary added. The earlier work has 47 songs with brief notes only.

Shay, Frank. Iron men & wooden ships, deep sea chanties. Garden City, NY. American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships 15 copies My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions: Songs and Ballads of. American sea songs and chanteys from the days of iron men and wooden ships by Frank Shay (Book) 12 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

Shanties and Sea Songs " I soon got used to this singing, for the sailors never touched a rope without it. Sometimes, when no one happened to strike up, and the pulling, whatever it might be, did not seem to be getting forward very well, the mate would always say, 'Come men.

As is the case with many folk songs, there’s never a definitive version out there. I first heard “Poor Old Horse” as a canal song (in the late s, horses were used to pull the canal barges), but it has many of the most fascinating uses of this song was as part of a maritime tradition marking the end of a boatman’s first month at sea.

Back in the days of wooden ships and iron men. Back a few years ago the men all had pride, When fish from the sea kept our families alive; Now there's oil on the Grand Banks where fish used to swim, Back in the days of wooden ships and iron men.

Old fishermen gather down by the seashore, And sit reminiscing, but sails are no more. Shanties and Sea Songs Sea Shanties were basically the work songs that were used during the time of the great sailing ships.

The Golden Age of the shanties was in the mid-nineteenth century. Their rhythms coordinated the efforts of many sailors hauling on lines. They are rarely used as work songs today. Now they are mainly used by singing groups. An American Sailor's Treasury: Sea Songs, Chanteys, Legends, And Lore/2 Volumes In 1 American Sea Songs And Chanteys From The Days Of Iron Men And Wooden Ships by.

Frank Shay (Editor), Edward A. Wilson (Illustrator), Christopher Thomas (Contributor) Iron men and wooden ships /5(5). Songs the whalemen sang: illustrated with photos of drawings from whalemen's journals and of scrimshaw furnished through the courtesy of the Whaling Museum of New Bedford, Mass.

edited by Gale Huntington. American sea songs and chanteys from the days of iron men and wooden ships Musical arrangements by Christopher Thomas, illus. by Edward A. Later collections include Frank Shay’s Iron Men and Wooden Ships (), William Main Doerflinger’s Shantymen and Shantyboys (), folksinger Burl Ives’ Sea Songs of Sailing, Whaling, and Fishing (), the posthumous publication of Chanteying aboard American Ships () by Frederick Pease Harlow,* Gale Huntington’s Songs the.

A Time Of Wooden Ships& Iron Men This song is by Swashbuckle and appears on the album Crime Always Pays ().American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships by Frank Shay (pp. ) Review by: Horace P. Beck DOI: /America Sings: Stories and Songs of Our Country's Growing by Carl Carmer: American Sea Songs and Chanteys from the Days of Iron Men and Wooden Ships by Frank Shay: American Tall Tales (Puffin Books) by Adrien Stoutenburg: Capstan Bars by David W.

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