Hail, Smiling Morn!

Reginald Spofforth, arr. Sam Fisher

Pennine Music Publishing

For bands around the Yorkshire region, this title immediately conjures images of Christmas and local carols, particularly in Sheffield. The song is a glee written in the early 19th century by Reginald Spofforth and usually sung at both Easter and Christmas. It has recently seen its popularity grow across the UK. Sam Fisher has taken the lively 6/8 dance and created a concert march from the raw material that fits the more traditional brass band march format.