Canadian Folksong - When the Shantyboy Comes Down for bassoon and piano (1'30)

Piano/score to "When the shantyboy Comes Down" for bassoon and piano.
SKU: [0309B]

This is a rollicking setting of a folk song from the Canadian Maritimes. Shantyboys were lumbermen who lived in shanties in the woods and "came down" to town after being paid for their work. It is dedicated to Laurie Hendren. The music also appears as the first movement of "Three Canadian Folk Songs for bassoon and band".
BULLETIN! This selection was added to the Ohio Music Education Association's (OMEA) Solo and Ensemble List in Grade C in 2014.