'Danny Deever,' 'Pharaoh and the Sergeant,' 'Fuzzy Wuzzy,' 'The Ballad of East and West,' 'The Last Chantey
,' 'Mulholland's Contract,' and many others, are splendidly stirring, but their colloquialism and general realism put them on a very different level from the work of the great masters who express the deeper truths in forms of permanent beauty.
A big Hamburger was leaving Pont Levis and her crew, unshipping the platform railings, began to sing "Elsinore"--the oldest of our chanteys
. You know it of course:
The tracks are "Jennifer" (Reggie Young), "Jano" (Rale Micic), "Sophisticated Lady" (Greg Murphy), "What's New" (Terry Gibbs), "Alfie" (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio), "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio), "The Faction of Cool" (Jason Miles & Ingrid Jensen), "Whaling City Sound" (Greg Abate), "Kojak" (Gerry Gibbs Thrasher People), "Meatsauce" (AGNZ), "Liberian Hummingbird" (Dave Liebman Group), "Receipt, Please" (Marcus Monteiro), "Last Song" (Steven Kirby), and "Lovely Ernestina" (New Bedford Sea Chantey
"Land Ahoy" is a charming sea chantey
, while "My Special Star" has a beautiful, lyrical melody.
The work will feature a song composed by the last princess of Hawaii with slack-key guitar, a Newfoundland sea chantey
, a traditional song of the Maori and an arrangement of "Take Me Out to the Ballgame." New this year, the concert choir will divide into smaller groups and sing selections from the Solo & Ensemble Festival.
A 'sea shanty, chantey
or chanty' is a type of work song that was once commonly sung on board sailing vessels.
The author would compose some of his poems along with his nieces, ages four and two, by marching around while singing and chanting "a poem in the making"--in this case, "The Sea Serpent Chantey
," a recording of which appears in this collection.
?Que hacer ante los chantey
es y la tirania de los hijos ?
Redemption is a major theme of Afrofuturism, and Edgar Arceneaux's "Slave Ship Zongseries of drawings, 2013--, might take as its companion the Otolith Group's 20 10 science-fiction film Hydra Dearpita, whose underwater imagery is accompanied by a plaintive sea chantey
invoking a poignant myth invented by the techno group Drexciya, wherein countless slaves lost to famine and murder and thrown to the sea during the Middle Passage arc reborn as the progenitors of an underwater civilization.
Juby crooned church spirituals to Coon and sang chantey
songs to make his tail wag.
Particularly ubiquitous of these performances was the sea shanty (also chanty, or chantey
), which John Masefield describes as "an aid to labour" that "consists of a solo part sung by a leading seaman and a chorus sung by the rest of the watch" (56-7).
Mark Williams, Mike Ellis, Adrian Hyde, Lewis Onions Dan Cambridge, Adam Grant, Alistair Hayward-Wright, Nick Parsk Jim Davis (Bibby) Julian Watson (KW Law) Craig Povey (Chantey
Vellacott DFK) and Rob Mason (DWT Legal)