Singers.com

In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument

Home | Doo Wop | Barbershop | World | Contemporary | Christian | Vocal Jazz | Choral | Christmas | Instructional | Arrangements

Classical | Opera | Musicals | Personality | Young Singers | Disney | Videos | Songs | The Artists

Various Artists - Chants De Marins
Sea Shanties - Leave Her Johnny

Song NameComposer
Leave Her Johnny
South Australia
OrpheusRudy Sunde
10000 Miles Away
Nick Young
Trumpet Hornpipe
Donkey Riding
Across the Line
Philomena DD.R.
Drunken Sailor
Captain MathesonRudy Sunde
Talcajuano GirlsRudy Sunde
Liverpool Joddles
Auckland To The BluffRudy Sunde
Tom's Gone To Hilo
Dead Horse Shanty
Hornpipes
Shore Whalers

This album includes traditional shanties from the early days of navigation around the New Zealand coasts. Shanties were divided into halyard shanties (hauling songs), windlass or capstan songs used for heaving the anchor, and pump songs, used for pumping the ship out. On this recording we have tried to bring together as many types of sea shanty as possible, as well as sailors' hornpipes. The songs range from the famous "Drunken Sailor" to "Orpheus," relating the tragic loss of HMS Orpheus on the west coast of North Island. They are sung by members of the New Zealand sail training ship "Spirit of Adventure."

Item code: 2349C | 1 CD | $10.95 add item to cart
World | Primarily a cappella | Mixed | New Zealand
3700089411922 | 141192

Related: Sea Chanties



Specialty Arrangements


Find a Song





Lists of Songs With Arrangements