Russian Sing for Heaving the Anchor
DESCRIPTION: Tune only, no text. According to Hugill, Russian seaman had few real shanties and apart from the songs quotes by Smith there is nothing in the literature.
EARLIEST DATE: 1888 (L.A. Smith, _Music of the Waters_)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage nonballad shanty worksong
FOUND IN: Russia
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill, p. 572, "Russian Sing for Heaving the Anchor" (1 tune only, no text-quoted from Smith)
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