Sea Shanties!

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Sea Shanties!

Post by QuaverRest » Fri Apr 17, 2015 7:57 pm

Hello all!

Does anyone know of any good resources for traditional sea shanties? My searches have returned poor results at best..

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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by fjsys » Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:38 pm

Heve you looked here:

http://www.janwolters.nl/jwfree3-uk.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by bocsa » Sat Apr 18, 2015 12:51 am

Was this one of your poor results?
http://www.shanty.org.uk/archive_songs/a-d.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I simply googled 'Sea Shanties' ... the link looks promising!

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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by Russ » Sat Apr 18, 2015 2:17 am

Try This one:
http://www.contemplator.com/sea/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by QuaverRest » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:27 am

Thanks guys :)
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Post by kimric » Sun Apr 19, 2015 8:24 am

There is a series for accordion out of Gemany that is available, I carry it at the shop, I will post the next time I am there. I also have a couple of 1930's books with great covers.
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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by QuaverRest » Mon Apr 20, 2015 6:19 pm

Kimric that would be fabulous, I'd love to take a gander! Sounds perfect :D
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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by GOM » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:59 am

Looking for some sea shanty music for myself to practice on a newly aquired Black Diamond CBA I came across this link

https://hjj.home.xs4all.nl/Bladmuziek/z ... iedjes.pdf

Hope someone might find this useful
[align=center]V Soprani 120 bass - Black Diamond B CBA[/aligncenter]
[align=center]so many melodies so little time[/aligncenter]

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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by bocsa » Sat Sep 23, 2017 3:49 pm

Thanks, anther one for the collection :)

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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by george garside » Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:43 pm

just put sea shanty music notation on google and several come up

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Re: Sea Shanties!

Post by JeffJetton » Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:35 pm

You might want to head over to concertina.net for that question.

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