The Irishman's Shanty (Tucker, Henry L.)

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Work Title The Irishman's Shanty
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Composer Tucker, Henry L.
Key E minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1859
Librettist Words from a poem: "Irishman's Shanty"
Language English
Dedication John S. Dickerman
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
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Misc. Comments

  • The original poem can be found on this image from Duke University. The cover refers to it as A Favorite Comic Song with Imitations. It's also a rare popular song in a minor key.