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Music of the Tall Ships

  • Bay Lake Community (map)

This course will focus on a collection of Sea Chanteys, Yarns and Myths for anyone with a love for the waters of this planet, from rivers and bays, to the deep blue sea. This informance, takes the form of an ocean voyage, demonstrating the cycle of nautical travel, from weighing anchor, setting sail and shipboard life, to pumping the bilges, at journey’s end… with much group participation, to the accompaniment of a variety of usual and unusual musical instruments, including sailors favorites, like Banjo and Concertina. In addition, the instructors will regale the company with a Sea Chest full of Nautical Artifacts, Sea Poetry, Traditional and Contemporary Maritime Music and lively commentary.