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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Partner songs, concert music, sea chanties & more!

Westgate Music class 


5th grade classes have been focusing on Sea Chanties- songs sung by sailors at sea, usually led by a sailor called the "chanteyman". They learned about short-haul, long-haul, forecastle and capstan songs. 
Students pretending to raise the anchor and turn our makeshift capstan while singing "Shenandoah".

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