Recent Examples of chantey from the Web
Mount Vernon Nights The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters sing traditional choral music, sea chanteys and Broadway tunes. 6 p.m. Workhouse Arts Center Quad, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton.
Janie Meneely and Rob van Sante The duo performs traditional chanteys and ballads as part of the Road Scholar Summer Music Series. 7 p.m.
The performers’ hearty harmonies and sometimes jaunty, sometimes brooding tunes call to mind everything from sea chanteys to vintage folk to (on one gleefully bristling tune) a bit of Kurt Weill cabaret.
Pirate Fest Sing sea chanteys, learn nautical skills, take a pirate boat tour, compete in paddle boat races and dress as a pirate for a costume contest.
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Origin and Etymology of chantey
First Known Use: 1856See Words from the same year
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