What Shall We Do With a Drunken Saxophone Quartet (S,A,T, B+ Opt Bass Sax)

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An arrangement for Saxophone Quartet (plus an optional bass part), of Drunken Sailor.

Drunken Sailor is a famous traditional sea shanty also known as What Should We Do with the Drunken Sailor? and Sailor’s Holiday.

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.

One of the most notable aspects of the song is that the word "early" is often pronounced "earl-lie", (throughout the song, if at all).

The song is #322 on the Roud Folk Song Index.

If you need an arrangement, let me know my rates are reasonable:keithterrett@gmail.com

Score ID
Difficult (Grades 7+)
2 minutes
Quartet of Tenor Recorders
Classical music
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