Folk Songs: Music of the People


Feb 11, 2018
03:00 PM until 05:00 PM


Where there are people, there is music. From the earliest humans to today’s online streaming services, music is the soundtrack to our days, a form of communication, and a cornerstone of society. Music is community, culture, and tradition. It brings people together and sets populations apart. Join the Merion Concert Band and Conductor Nathan Snyder as we explore the great tradition of folk music around the world. Enjoy pieces inspired by traditional songs from Great Britain and 19th century America. Listen for Scandinavian influences and Celtic inspiration. Experience a slice of musical history with a modern twist in this concert of songs for and by the people.



Cajun Folk Songs II – Frank Ticheli

Lincolnshire Posy – Percy Aldridge Grainger

Gaelforce – Peter Graham

Nordanvind – Carl Strommen

Shepherd’s Hey – Percy Aldridge Grainger

Shenandoah – Frank Ticheli

Turkey in the Straw – Traditional, arr. Lewis J. Buckley



Wheelchair Accessible





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325 Tower Ln
Narberth, PA

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Merion Concert Band


Ardmore,Bala Cynwyd and Merion,Bryn Mawr,Devon and Berwyn,Gladwyne,Haverford,Media,Philadelphia,Wynnewood and Narberth

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