The boatmen's dance

(High row the boatmen row ; The boatmen dance, the boatmen sing ; I went on board the other day ; The boatman is a thrifty man ; Then dance, the boatmen dance!)

Arr.: Copland, Aaron (1900-1990) [USA]
Fine, Irving Gifford (1914-1962) [USA]

Published by Boosey and Hawkes [Great Britain], 1952
Ref. : 1904  (8 p.)
Type of material: Full score
Text in: English
Epoque: 20th century
Genre-Style-Form: Secular ; Folk music ; American minstrelsy
Type of Choir: SATB  (4 mixed voices )
Soloist(s): Baritone (1) (1 soloist(s) )
Instrumentation: Keyboard (1 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Piano (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): C
Tonality: E flat major
Number of verses: 3
Origin: USA
Musicological Sources: American minstrel song (1843) adapted by Aaron Copland, transcribed for chorus by Irving Fine
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