Sunday, 18 January 2015

I'se The B'y

I'SE THE B'Y (Canadian Shanty Song from Newfoundland)

The Grade 4/5 classes are preparing for their upcoming concerts at the Music Celebration (February 10) and Winnipeg Music Festival (March 2).  The following are rough tracks for practicing parts.

Accompaniment for Melody

Practice track for Soprano 1

Practice track for Alto


  1. I teach elementary music in New York, and we love the arrangement of "I's the B'y" that you've posted here (from last January). Our 5th graders are currently learning this song...If you don't mind sharing, where might we find the score? Thank you!

    1. This version was arranged by Nancy Telfer. You should be able to order it through your local music choral supplier or check with