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Sea Music of Many Lands: The Pacific Heritage

Various Artists
Sea Music of Many Lands: The Pacific Heritage

Recorded in 1980 at the annual Festival of the Sea in San Francisco, Sea Music of Many Lands: The Pacific Heritage showcases maritime music from around the world. The music ranges from shanties and ballads (“Grey Funnel Line”) to instrumental medleys (“Ships Are Sailing/Foxhunters Reel/High Reel”) and ensemble pieces (“Décimas del Folklore Venezolano”). From England, Ireland, Scandinavia, New Zealand, Chile, and many other countries, these songs express the joys and hardships of life on the sea. Liner notes include information on the cultural groups represented, track notes, and lyrics.


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EN ESPAÑOL

Grabado en 1980 en el Festival anual del Mar en San Francisco, Música del mar de muchas tierras: El patrimonio del Pacífico muestra música marítima de todo el mundo.

La música varía desde salomas y baladas (”Grey Funnel Line“) a popurrís instrumentales (”Ships Are Sailing/Foxhunters Reel/High Reel“) y piezas de conjunto (”Décimas del Folclor Venezolano“). Desde Inglaterra, Irlanda, Escandinavia, Nueva Zelanda, Chile y muchos otros países, estas canciones expresan las alegrías y dificultades de la vida en el mar. Las notas incluyen información sobre los grupos culturales representados, notas de la pista y letras.

Track Listing

101
Ships are Sailing / Foxhunters Reel / High Reel (medley) Gold Ring 3:44
102
Seljefløyte / Strilevise / Nøtterøvalsen (medley) Jim Nelson 2:24
103
Greenland Bound Lou Killen 2:31
104
Fiafia 'O Lo'u Loto Fetu O Le Afiafi 2:36
105
South Australia Stan Hugill 3:03
106
Wreck of the C.P. Yorke Phil Thomas 1:44
107
Mocito Que Vas Remando Grupo Raiz 2:37
108
The Five Gallon Jar Jill King and Bob Webb 1:47
201
Décimas del Folklore Venezolano Grupo Raiz 3:02
202
Come All Ye Tonguers Jill King and Bob Webb 1:09
203
Blow the Man Down Stan Hugill 2:49
204
The Tugboat Song Inge Wessels 2:18
205
Lord Franklin Gold Ring 2:12
206
Evening Song of the Happy Fisherman Flowing Stream Ensemble 2:12
207
Grey Funnel Line Lou Killen 3:25
208
Shallow Brown Dick Holdstock 3:54

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