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Tune Information

Incipit: 51121 23532 12321
Notes: The traditional Scottish folk song to this tune begins "Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon". The tune is also known as BONNIE DOON and as CANDLER.
Key: F Major
Source: Scottish traditional melody
Copyright: Public Domain


Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ: Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Gerhard Krapf
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1996) pp. 10

Organ Solo

  • The Organist's Companion Volume 39 Number 1 November December 2016 General, Advent, Christmas, Epiphany: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Robert F. Swift
    Published By: Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. (2016) pp. 20
  • The Essential Dale Wood: 40 Classic Hymn Tune Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 37
  • The Organist's Library Volume 33
    Composer/Editor James Mansfield
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2003) pp. 13
  • Hymn Preludes for the Church Year Book 2: Ordinary Time
    Composer/Editor Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2001) pp. 275
  • Grace Notes VIII
    Composer/Editor Timothy Albrecht
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1999) pp. 8
  • New Look at the Old: Seven Creative Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor J. Bert Carlson
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1999) pp. 4
  • Wood Works on International Folk Hymns
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1995) pp. 28

Piano Solo

  • The Church Pianist's Library Volume 12
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2013) pp. 92
  • Evensong: Quiet Songs of Hope
    Composer/Editor Vicki Collinsworth
    Published By: GlorySound (2008) pp. 50
  • Celtic Tapestry: Piano Solos
    Composer/Editor Joseph M. Martin
    Published By: Malcolm Music (2003) pp. 87
  • Celtic Hymn Settings for Piano
    Composer/Editor Larry Shackley
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2001) pp. 13
  • Around the World: Six Hymn Improvisations
    Composer/Editor Mark Dorian
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1995) pp. 6
  • Wood Works: Nine Settings of Hymns and Folk Tunes for Piano
    Composer/Editor Dale Wood
    Published By: The Sacred Music Press (1989) pp. 14


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