Ahoy, mates! Ye be sailin’ the 8 Cs on the piano? Avast, this Jolly-Roger piece for the musical ivories be just what yer seekin’! The words be talkin’ about a lily-livered mate who got a little too much into the rum barrel and now the rest of the crew be takin’ it on themselves to teach the scurvy sprog a deviluva lesson! There be changin’ of hand positions and playin’ faster ‘n’ faster. Ye’ll be havin’ a crowd gather when ye play this shanty, shiver me timbers!
Key: D Dorian
Mood: hearty, robust, jolly
Pedagogy: hand position changes, accelerando throughout