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Ireland, John: Sea Fever. G minor

Ref: 1499 ISMN: 9790220209055 Categories: , By:


Range: D – F

One of the classic songs of the 20th-century vocal repertoire, John Ireland’s Sea Fever is a simple strophic setting of an evocative poem by John Masefield (1878-1967), playwright, novelist and poet laureate.

Ever popular at festivals and recitals, Sea Fever is equally suited to the male or female voice. Versions in E, F, G, and A minor are available, and an attractive arrangement for baritone solo, TTBaB and piano by Mansel Thomas has been published (Ref: W179).

E minor: B – D (H218)
F minor: C – E flat (1498)
G minor: D – F (1499)
A minor: E – G (1500)

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