Morgan Farwel / Farwell Shanty

Title

Morgan Farwel / Farwell Shanty

Description

The poignant Padstow Farwel Shanty is a popular song to round off a Cornish singing session. The lyrics originate from a nineteenth century chapbook. They were set to music by Alan Molyneaux and popularised by Mervyn Vincent of Padstow in the 1960s. Since then the song has become a regular part ofCornish singing tradition. Words translated into Cornish by Delia Brotherton and other bards of thePenzance Cornish Language Group, May 2015.
Click to see a video of the song with Cornish subtitles

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Morgan Farwel.pdf

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Reference

Morgan Farwel / Farwell Shanty

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“Morgan Farwel / Farwell Shanty,” An Daras, accessed September 23, 2020, https://andaras.omeka.net/items/show/90.

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