Volga Boat Song (Anonymous)

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Editor: Douglas Walczak (submitted 2022-09-20).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 62 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: arranged for 4-part mixed chorus by Burnet C. Tuthill (1888-1982).

General Information

Title: Volga Boat Song
Composer: Anonymous
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularFolksong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1915

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Original text and translations

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Hoyo heave! Hoyo heave!
Step by step, lads, on we go.
There before us birches grow,
Soon our barge past them we'll tow.
Eye da da, Eye da da, Eye da,
Soon past them our barge we'll tow.