Category:   ETHNIC MUSIC
Arranger:   Percy Snowden
Publisher:   CPDL
Voicing:   SATB
Setting:   A Cappella


Martha Coventry Graber
St. Paul Central High School
R&R Chair Ethnic Music

Northumbria is northern England, so these are quite Celtic in flavor. I have programmed two of these.

Dance to Your Daddy is a rollicking dance tune of an errant father’s escapades – warning, Dad does come home drunk.

Bonny at Morn, Cany at Night is a mother’s lament for her up-all-night-lie-a-bed children (probably teenagers). It has gorgeous, singable melodic lines for all parts.