Up on the Housetop
This fun children’s Christmas song was originally written somewhere around 1850-1860 by a little-known composer named Benjamin Hanby. It was also one of the first well-known secular Christmas songs. Here it is arranged as a lively duet for early intermediates.
The Sussex Carol (sometimes called “On Christmas Night All Christians Sing”) is a very popular carol in England. This arrangement by Jenny Walker, has a jaunty, 6/8 feel and is similar in style to “I Saw Three Ships”. It is a lovely, lilting carol with a joyous, rhythmic sway.