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What Shall We Do With The Drunken Bb Clarinettist?

Sea Shanty Arr:Keith Terrett
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Classical music
Solo instrument + piano (Clarinet in Bb)
Instrumental parts
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An arrangement for Bb Clarinet & Piano with variations of ’Drunken Sailor’; which is a famous traditional sea shanty also known as What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor? It is now rarely called by its other name Sailor’s Holiday.

The theme of the song is quite self-explanatory. It begins with the question, "What shall we do with a drunken sailor, early in the morning?" (Or sometimes "What do you do," etc.) Each verse thereafter suggests a method of sobering–or castigating, or simply abusing–the sailor.

A great arrangement for your next concert, your audience will love it!

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