Oh! Boatman, Haste!

by D. D. Emmett (1815–1904)

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Instrument(s): Mixed Voices and Piano Style: Song
Lyricist(s): G. P. Morris (1802-1864) Arranger(s): G. Loder (1816-1868)
Opus: Not known Date of composition: 1843
Source: Atwill, 1843 Copyright: Public Domain    CC: No rights reserved
Last updated: 2005/Jan/07. View change history Music ID Number: Mutopia-2005/01/07-516
Typeset using: LilyPond, version 2.4.2  

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George Loder's arrangement is rather different from the original song on which it is based: "The Boatman Dance" (also called "Dance, Boatman, Dance") by Daniel Emmett. The melody is essentially the same, but the words come from a poem by George P Morris.

The three part chorus is optional.

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