Composer: Ken Naylor
Published in 7 hymnals

Composer: Ken Naylor

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Tune Information

Title: COE FEN
Composer: Ken Naylor
Meter: D
Incipit: 13243 23123 23545
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © Oxford University Press


Coe Fen is the name of the small fen on the outskirts of Cambridge, and is crossed by The Fen Causeway, one of the major routes into the city. Fronting onto The Fen Causeway and almost adjacent to Coe Fen is The Leys School, a prestigious independent school. Ken Naylor was music master and later Director of Music at Leys School from 1953-1980, and this will no doubt be the inspiration to his choice of name for this fine tune.

Oliver L. Shaw and The Enchiridion (accessed online)


Organ Solo

  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor John Columba McCann
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 64

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 46
  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 44


Instances (1 - 7 of 7)

Ancient and Modern #663

Anglican Hymns Old and New (Rev. and Enl.) #320a


Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #128


Common Praise #466


Hymns of Glory, Songs of Praise #128


New English Praise #699

Singing the Faith #667

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