Music Of The Waters - online book

Sailors' Chanties, Songs Of The Sea, Boatmen's, Fishermen's,
Rowing Songs, & Water Legends with lyrics & sheet music

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266                  MUSIC OF THE Waters.
RUSSIAN CHANTY FOR HEAVING THE ANCHOR.
The best-known, perhaps, of all the Russian sailors' songs is the one used for hauling. It is a national air, and a favourite everywhere. A translation of the words would be something to the same effect as one of our English hauling chanties:







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