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This comical, well-known Newfoundland and Labrador folk song is loosely based on the biblical Jonah and the whale story with a fisherman as the hero.

Jack Was Every Inch a Sailor

  • Key: C major

    Range: B4 - D5

    Pages: 4

    Age group: 8 - 14

    Teaching strategy: Descriptive storytelling, acting, diction, use of tempo changes and fermata, good study in intervals

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