Caribbean music became widely popular in Britain from the 1950s, and this carol shows its influence.
This carol is also available in Carols for Choirs 3 and 100 Carols for Choirs.
All the instrumental accompaniments are available for hire at the OUP link below. The arrangement for orchestra is also available on sale.
Orchestration: Brass: 4 tpt, 3 tbn, tuba, perc, organ Ensemble: 2 fl, perc, pno/org, db Orchestra: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2 cl, bn, 2 hn, 2 perc (claves, maraca, glock), hp, str