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BESANÇON

Tune Information

Title: BESANÇON
Meter: 8.7.9.8.8.7
Incipit: 11155 67111 77656
Key: D Major
Source: Besancon Carol
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Thirty-Three Hymn Descants and Melodies for All Seasons
    Composer/Editor Patricia D. Backhaus
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2015) pp. 34
  • An Organist's Book of Hymns: The Liturgical Year: 3 Part Hymns and Chorale Preludes
    Composer/Editor Noel Jones
    Published By: Frog Music (2014) pp. 20
  • Creative Hymn Playing: Improvisation Exercises and Repertoire
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2013) pp. 60
  • Introductions, Harmonizations, Accompaniments, Interpretations Volume 6: Settings by Jeffrey Blersch
    Composer/Editor Jeffrey N. Blersch
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2012) pp. 6
  • The Art of Hymn Playing Volume 2: 250 Preludes Introductions Free Accompaniments & Alternate Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 22-23
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler; Wayne L. Wold
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 248
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 1: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 239 - 303
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler; J. Bert Carlson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 248
  • 120 More Musical Gifts Part 4 Series Two: Variations on Hymn Tunes - Antioch to Engleberg
    Composer/Editors Adrienne Tindall; Edward W. Beals
    Published By: Darcey Press (2006) pp. 68
  • Sonus Novus Volume 2: Hymn Intonations and Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Faythe Freese
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2003) pp. 6
  • Pull Out the Stops!: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Organ
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler; Wayne L. Wold
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 39
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano: Congregational Song Accompaniments
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 22
  • Ten Introductions on Hymns for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany: Volume 2 for Organ
    Composer/Editor David M. Lasky
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1997) pp. 11
  • Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ: Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Gerhard Krapf
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1996) pp. 8
  • Light One Candle: Advent Organ Collection
    Composer/Editor Wayne L. Wold
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1996) pp. 24

Organ Solo

  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 82 Number 2 November December 2018: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Robert C. Lau
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2018) pp. 25
  • People, Look East!: Advent Hymns of Anticipation and Joy
    Composer/Editor Grimoaldo Macchia
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2017) pp. 6
  • The Complete Organist Volume 2: Accessible Service Music for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; Stephen L. Aber
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 15
  • The Sacred Organ Library Volume 2
    Composer/Editor James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2017) pp. 46
  • Easy Organ Library Volume 60
    Composer/Editor Stephen L. Aber
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 39
  • The Sacred Organ Journal Volume 51 Number 2 November December 2016: The Organist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Carson P. Cooman; James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2016) pp. 20
  • The Organist Volume 119 Number 5 November December 2015: The Service Music Companion for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Stephen L. Aber
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2015) pp. 5
  • Carols A to Z: 38 Organ Settings for Worship or Recital
    Composer/Editors Douglas E. Wagner; Dale Wood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2014) pp. 118
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 1 Advent and Christmas: 38 Original Pieces On Hymns and Carols
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2014) pp. 12
  • Creative Hymn Playing: Improvisations, Exercises, and Repertoire
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2013) pp. 60
  • Easy Hymn Settings for Organ Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Ronald A. Nelson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2013) pp. 36
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Two Tunes BC: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Steven Wente
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 22
  • Lavish Grace: Five Hymn Preludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2011) pp. 4
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 73 Number 6 July August `2010: The Service Music Anthology for the Church Organist
    Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2010) pp. 3
  • The Church Year Volume 1: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany
    Composer/Editor Austin Cole Lovelace
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2008) pp. 3
  • Hark the Glad Sound: Carols for Organ
    Composer/Editor Lynn L. Peterson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 24
  • 120 More Musical Gifts Part 4 Series Two: Variations on Hymn Tunes - Antioch to Engleberg
    Composer/Editors Adrienne Tindall; Edward W. Beals
    Published By: Darcey Press (2006) pp. 68-70
  • The Keyboardist's Year Volume 1 Number 1 November 2006: A Bi-monthly Publication of Easy Organ, Piano, and Electronic Keyboard Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editor Wayne Leupold
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (2006) pp. 22
  • Composer/Editors Gilbert M. Martin; Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (2006) pp. 3
  • Gloria! Organ Music for Advent and Christmas
    Composer/Editor Barbara Harbach
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2005) pp. 26
  • Composer/Editor Robert A. Hobby
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2003) pp. 16
  • Advent Postludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Kristina Langlois
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2000) pp. 2
  • Augsburg Organ Library Advent
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Wayne L. Wold
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 11
  • Christ Is Born!: Hymn Preludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor J. Wayne Kerr
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 13
  • Hymn Preludes for the Christmas Season
    Composer/Editor Robert Edward Smith
    Published By: World Library Publications, Inc. (1998) pp. 10
  • Three Festive Pieces for Christmastide: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Michael R. Barker
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1997) pp. 4
  • Light One Candle: Advent Organ Collection
    Composer/Editor Wayne L. Wold
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1996) pp. 25
  • Wood Works on International Folk Hymns
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1995) pp. 15
  • Lorenz's Organ Album No. 75: Three-Staff Voluntaries for the Church Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 6
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 41 Number 1 October 1977: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 7
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 41 Number 1 October 1977: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Lani Smith; Robert J. Hughes
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1977) pp. 7
  • The Many Moods of Christmas No. 2: Easy Organ Music for Worship
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1974) pp. 3
  • The Amateur Organist No. 63: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 31
  • The Amateur Organist Number 63: A Collection of Organ Voluntaries for Church Use
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 31
  • The Organist Volume 77 Number 5 November December 1973: A Bi-monthly Publication for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Roger C. Wilson; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1973) pp. 31

Piano and Organ Duet

  • Bells, Angels, Shepherds and Kings: Medleys for Organ and Piano
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2006) pp. 23
  • Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 3
  • A Christmas Festival: For Organ / Piano Duet
    Composer/Editor Jerry van der Pol
    Published By: Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation (2001) pp. 12
  • A Christmas Tapestry for Organ & Piano
    Composer/Editor Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2000) pp. 16

Piano Solo

  • Dance to the Lord: Piano Settings
    Composer/Editor Ellen Coman
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2017) pp. 53
  • Advent & Christmas Wonder Set 3: Ten Christmas Carol Arrangements for Piano
    Composer/Editor Rudy Davenport
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2009) pp. 18
  • The Church Pianist Volume 25 Number 2 November December 2008: The Pianist's Companion for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Gregg Sewell; Paul Taylor
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2008) pp. 48

Voices: Organ, Instruments and Voices

  • Festive Hymn Settings: For Organ Instruments Voices
    Composer/Editor Lynn M. Trapp
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 2

Instruments: Flute, Percussion and Voices

  • Festive Hymn Settings for organ Instruments Voices: Scatter the Darkness, Break the Gloom and People, Look East
    Composer/Editor Scott M. Hyslop
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2010) pp. 2

Instruments: French Horn and Keyboard

  • Instruments for All Seasons Chorale Preludes for the Liturgical Year: Volume III French Horn and Keyboard
    Composer/Editor Benjamin M. Culli
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2008) pp. 18

Instruments: Organ and Two Instruments

  • Six Compositions for Two Instruments & Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2000) pp. 8

Instruments: Keyboard and Instrument Solo

  • 'Tis the Season: Preludes for Treble Instrument and Keyboard
    Composer/Editor Adrian Mann
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 3

Instances

Instances (1 - 42 of 42)

A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #222

Ancient and Modern #47

Breaking Bread (Vol. 39) #40

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #90

Celebrating Grace Hymnal #211

Chalice Hymnal #142

Christian Worship #722

Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #281

Common Praise (1998) #91

Common Praise #35

Complete Anglican Hymns Old and New #557

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #248

Gather (3rd ed.) #409

Gather Comprehensive #318

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #337

Glory and Praise (3rd. ed.) #223

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #105

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #83

Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #281

Journeysongs (2nd ed.) #329

Journeysongs (3rd ed.) #297

Lutheran Service Book #481

One in Faith #361

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #361

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #501

RitualSong #482

Singing Our Faith #99

The Book of Common Praise of the Reformed Episcopal Church #12

The Book of Praise #125

The Covenant Hymnal #138

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #6299

The Presbyterian Hymnal #12

Audio

The United Methodist Hymnal #202

The United Methodist Hymnal Music Supplement II #26

Voices United #9

With One Voice #626

Wonder, Love, and Praise #724

Worship (3rd ed.) #359

Worship (4th ed.) #398

Worship and Rejoice #161

Worship in Song #56

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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