Music has been used throughout the ages as a consolation and an inspiration amid the hardships and exhilarations of life at sea. From the shanty and the boatswain's call to the compositions of midshipman Rimsky-Korsakov, from the music Columbus took with him to the New World to the development of the Royal Marines Band Service, this is the first book to fully explore the wide range of musical experience in the story of man's relationship with ships and the sea. Illustrated with images from the National Maritime Museum's ...

Music of the Sea 2005, National Maritime Museum

ISBN-13: 9780948065613

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