Category: ETHNIC MUSIC
Arranger: Percy Snowden
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.