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Across the Western Ocean

From Five Sea Chanties, No. 3

By Irish Sea Chanty

Choral (SATB Choir)
From Five Sea Chanties, No. 3. Composed by Irish Sea Chanty. Arranged by Celius Dougherty and Emily Crocker. Choral. Celtic, Sea Chanty, Concert, Folk. Octavo. 8 pages. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50485801).

Item Number: HL.50485801

ISBN 0634092332. 6.75x10.5 inches.

Originally arranged in 1948, Dougherty's sea chanties have been a staple of the solo repertiore. This choral edition brings this compelling repertoire to a new generation of singers. Well-crafted and expressive. Available for SATB, TTB and SA. Performance Time: Approx. 3:00.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 3

    John Howard
    Chebeague Island, ME
    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • July 13, 2011 okay, audience liked it better than I did

    A bit dirge-like, hard to keep it spirited. The subject matter is actually Irish immigrants coming to mine the rockies, so not sure how it became a sea shanty.

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