Shanties and sea songs with Gareth Malone (pt 2/2)

Duration 01:58

Choral expert and music educationalist Gareth Malone explores and performs sea shanties in a lighthouse led by a local singer. The story of a wreck and a heroine is sung. Gareth Malone sings a sea song about the Titanic.

First broadcast:
7 May 2010

After this clip the teacher could lead a whole class performance of a Sea Shanty. Or the teacher could group the students and ask them to compose a piece of music inspired by water and ships. Encourage them to think about the sounds and the motions of the sea.