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Ye Banks and Braes

Music by Robert Burns

The Banks O' Doon" is a Scots song written by Robert Burns in 1791, sometimes known as "Ye Banks and Braes" (after the opening line of the third version). Burns set the lyrics to an air called The Caledonian Hunt's Delight. Its melodic schema was also used for Phule Phule Dhole Dhole, a song by Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.

The song was inspired by the story of Margaret (Peggy) Kennedy (176695), who was seduced then abandoned by Andrew McDouall, son of a wealthy family and sometime Member of Parliament for Wigtonshire. Kennedy sued for a declarator of marriage, but died prior to adjudication of the case. Although the Consistorial court found the marriage claim valid, the Court of Session decided the marriage claim failed, but found McDouall to be the father of Kennedy's daughter and ordered that he pay 3,000 to Kennedy's estate and provide for the child. (Burns wrote a second poem about Peggy, who he had met when she was 18 - Young Peggy Blooms.

    Release Date: 1791


Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media

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John Leavitt : A Celtic Collection : TTB : Songbook : 196288079507 : 1705167977 : 00648168

John Leavitt : A Celtic Collectionnew

Emily Crocker and John Leavitt have a long and successful track record of writing for developing young men's choirs. Here is another in this line and it includes arrangements of traditional Celtic songs including: I'll Tell Me Ma - Kelvingrove - Loch Lomond - Star of the County Down - Wild Mountain Thyme - and Ye Banks and Braes.

Songlist: I'll Tell Me Ma, Kelvingrove, Loch Lomond, Star of the County Down, Wild Mountain Thyme, Ye Banks and Braes

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Voicing: TTB | 2185b | Songbook | $4.95


Louis Halsey : Four Folksongs from the British Isles : SATB : Sheet Music Collection

Louis Halsey : Four Folksongs from the British Isles

The English lecturer, conductor, adjudicator, composer and arranger, Louis Halsey, studied music at Cambridge, where he sang in the celebrated King's College Choir, before embarking on a music career which has taken him all over the world conducting, lecturing, examining and adjudicating. Here are a collection of folk songs from each of the four countries in the United Kingdom.

Songlist: Going to Mass Last Sunday, My Love She's a Venus, O No, John!, Ye Banks and Braes

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Voicing: SATB | 9511b | Sheet Music Collection | $7.50 | A Cappella


Paul Sartin : Community Choir Collection: Folk : 2-Part : Songbook : 12-0571539343

Paul Sartin : Community Choir Collection: Folk

This book comprises 50 folk songs for all seasons, from all parts of the British Isles, specially arranged for mixed voices by Paul Sartin, founding member of award-winning folk ensembles such as "Belshazzar's Feast," "Faustus," and "Bellowhead." Additional information includes song history, context and performance tips. The songs are arranged in a variety of formats and are suitable for choirs of all abilities.

Songlist: An Acre of Land (Scarborough Fair), Danny Boy, She Moved Through the Fair, Ye Banks and Braes, Siuil A Ruin, Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through the Night), And many more..

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Voicing: 2-Part | 4364b | Songbook | $19.95


Various : Cool Choir Library: Traditional Songs : SA : Songbook & CD : 50602632

Various : Cool Choir Library: Traditional Songs

The arrangements are all by established and highly skilled composers who know what really works well with choirs.The book comes with an accompanying CD containing both practice and performance tracks for all the songs.

Songlist: Bobby Shaftoe, Danny boy, Early one morning, Golden slumbers, My bonnie lies over the ocean, Now is the hour, On Ilkley moor baht 'at, Strawberry Fair, The ash grove, The last rose of summer, The Skye boat song, Ye banks and braes

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Voicing: SA | 2156b | Songbook & CD | $13.95


Roger Quilter : Arnold Book of Old Songs - High Voice : Solo : Songbook & Online Audio : 073999623543 : 142340856X : 48018790

Roger Quilter : Arnold Book of Old Songs - High Voice

Quilter's timeless settings of folksongs were written for a favorite nephew named Arnold, killed in World War II. These new transpositions make the songs suitable to many more singers, and the recorded piano accompaniments provide an excellent learning tool. Each book includes access to online audio that inlcudes PLAYBACK+ features such as tempo adjustment and looping capabilities for practice. The original medium voice publication remains available (48009260). Contents: The Ash Grove - Barbara Allen - Believe me, if all Those Endearing Young Charms - Ca' The Yowes to the Knowes - Charlie is my Darling - Drink to me Only with Thine Eyes - The Jolly Miller - The Man Behind the Plough - My Lady Greensleevees - My Lady's Garden - Oh! 'Tis Sweet to Think - Over the Mountains - Pretty Month of May - Since First I Saw Your Face - Three Poor Mariners - Ye Banks and Braes

Songlist: Since First I Saw Your Face, The Ash Grove, The Jolly Miller, Three Poor Mariners, Barbara Allen, Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms, Ca' The Yowes To The Knowes, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, Over The Mountains, Charlie Is My Darling, My Lady's Garden (L'amour De Moi), The Man Behind The Plow (Le Pauvre Laboureur), My Lady Greensleeves, Oh! 'Tis Sweet To Think, Pretty Month Of May (Joli Moi De Mai), Ye Banks And Braes

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Voicing: Solo | 11105b | Songbook & Online Audio | $22.95


Roger Quilter : Arnold Book of Old Songs - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook & Online Audio : 073999633993 : 1423410394 : 48018791

Roger Quilter : Arnold Book of Old Songs - Low Voice

Quilter's timeless settings of folksongs were written for a favorite nephew named Arnold, killed in World War II. These new transpositions make the songs suitable to many more singers, and the recorded piano accompaniments provide an excellent learning tool. The original medium voice publication remains available (48009260). Contents: The Ash Grove - Barbara Allen - Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms - Ca' the Yowes to the Knowes - Charlie is my Darling - Drink to me Only With Thine Eyes - The Jolly Miller - The Man behind the Plough - My Lady Greensleeves - My Lady's Garden - Oh! 'tis sweet to think - Over the Mountains - Pretty Month of May - Since first I saw Your Face - Three Poor Mariners - Ye Banks and Braes

Songlist: Since First I Saw Your Face, The Ash Grove, The Jolly Miller, Three Poor Mariners, Barbara Allen, Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms, Ca' The Yowes To The Knowes, Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes, Over The Mountains, Charlie Is My Darling, My Lady's Garden (L'amour De Moi), The Man Behind The Plow (Le Pauvre Laboureur), My Lady Greensleeves, Oh! 'Tis Sweet To Think, Pretty Month Of May (Joli Moi De Mai), Ye Banks And Braes

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Voicing: Solo | 11106b | Songbook & Online Audio | $21.95


Roger Quilter : Collected Songs - High Voice : Solo : Songbook : 888680089696 : 1495059111 : 48023637

Roger Quilter : Collected Songs - High Voice

60 songs, with all the top favorites, with a significantly different compilation from the existing Quilter collections. Includes all Shakespeare settings (Op. 6, Op. 23, Op. 30), the complete Arnold Book of Old Songs, To Julia, and other complete sets, as well as individual songs. Contents: An Old Carol - Arab Love Song - The Ash Grove - Barbara Allen - Believe Me, if All Those Endearing Young Charms - Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind - The Bracelet - Brown Is My Love - By a Fountainside - Ca' the Yowes to the Knowes - Charlie is My Darling - Cherry Ripe - Come Away, Death - The Constant Lover - Damask Roses - Dream Valley - Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes - Fair House of Joy - The Faithless Shepherdess - Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun - The Fuchsia Tree - Go, Lovely Rose - Hey, Ho, the Wind ad the Rain - How Should I Your True Love Know? - I Dare Not Ask a Kiss - In the Bud of the Morning-O - Interlude (from To Julia) - It Was a Lover and His Lass - The Jealous Lover - The Jolly Miller - Julia's Hair - June - Love's Philosophy - The Maiden Blush - The Man Behind the Plough - Music, When Soft Voice Die - My Lady Greensleeves - My Lady's Garden - My Life's Delight - The Night Piece - Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal - O Mistress Mine - Oh! 'tis Sweet to Think - Over the Mountains - Prelude (from to Julia) - Pretty Month of May - Sigh No More, Ladies - Since First I Saw Your Face - Song of the Stream - Take, O Take Those Lips Away - Three Poor Mariners - 'Tis St. Valentine's Day - To Althea from Prison - To Daisies - Under the Greenwood Tree - Weep You No More - When Daffodils Begin to Peer - Who is Silvia? - Why So Pale and Wan? - Ye Banks and Braes

Songlist: Dream Valley, My Life's Delight, June, The Ash Grove, Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Brown is my love, By a Fountainside, Cherry Ripe, Come away, death, Damask Roses, Fair House of Joy, Fear no more the heat o' the sun, The Jolly Miller, Julia's Hair, Now sleeps the crimson petal, O mistress mine, Three Poor Mariners, To Daisies, Weep you no more, Barbara Allen, My Lady Greensleeves, Who is Silvia?, It was a lover and his lass, An Old Carol, Arab Love Song, Believe me, if all those endearing young charms, The Bracelet, Ca' the yowes to the knowes, Charle is my darling, The Constant Lover, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 11119b | Songbook | $24.95


Roger Quilter : Collected Songs - Low Voice : Solo : Songbook : 888680089702 : 1495059251 : 48023638

Roger Quilter : Collected Songs - Low Voice

60 songs, with all the top favorites, with a significantly different compilation from the existing Quilter collections. Includes all Shakespeare settings (Op. 6, Op. 23, Op. 30), the complete Arnold Book of Old Songs, To Julia, and other complete sets, as well as individual songs. Contents: An Old Carol - Arab Love Song - The Ash Grove - Barbara Allen - Believe me, if all those endearing young charms - Blow, blow thou winter wind - The Bracelet - Brown is my love - By a Fountainside - Ca' the yowes to the knowes - Charlie is my darling - Cherry Ripe - Come away, death - The constant Lover - Damask Roses - Dream Valley - Drink to me only with thine eyes - Fair HOuse of Joy - The Faitless Shepherdess - Fear no more the heat o' the sun - The Fuchsia Tree - Go, lovely rose - Hey, Ho, the Wind and the Rain - How should I your true love know? - I dare not ask a kiss - In the bud of the morning-O - Interlude (from To Julia) - It was a lover and his lass - The Jealous Lover - The Jolly Miller - Julia's Hair - June - Love's Philosophy - The Maiden Blush - The man behind the plough - Music, when soft voices die - My Lady Greensleeves - My Lady's garden - My Life's Delight - The Night Piece - Now sleeps the crimson petal - O mistress mine - Oh! 'tis sweet to think - Over the mountains - Prelude (from To Julia) - Pretty Month of May - Sigh no more, ladies - Since first I saw your face - Song of the Stream - Take, O take those lips away - Three Poor Mariners - 'Tis St. Valentine's Day - To Althea from Prison - To Daisies - Under the greenwood tree - Weep you no more - When daffodils begin to peer - Who is Silvia? - Why so pale and wan? - Ye banks and braes

Songlist: Dream Valley, My Life's Delight, June, The Ash Grove, Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Brown is my love, By a Fountainside, Cherry Ripe, Come away, death, Damask Roses, Fair House of Joy, Fear no more the heat o' the sun, The Jolly Miller, Julia's Hair, Now sleeps the crimson petal, O mistress mine, Three Poor Mariners, To Daisies, Weep you no more, Barbara Allen, My Lady Greensleeves, Who is Silvia?, It was a lover and his lass, An Old Carol, Arab Love Song, Believe me, if all those endearing young charms, The Bracelet, Ca' the yowes to the knowes, Charle is my darling, The Constant Lover, and more

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Voicing: Solo | 11120b | Songbook | $24.95


Individual Folios

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Ye Banks and Braes : TTB : John Leavitt : Songbook : 01296459 : 196288170624 : 8350106719

John Leavitt : Ye Banks and Braesnew

A classic text combines with a Scottish tune in this accessible a cappella offering for tenor/bass choirs, making this arrangement a great choice for both the festival and concert stage.

Arranger: John Leavitt | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: TTB | Sheet Music | $2.35 | A Cappella |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 01296459


Ye Banks and Braes : TTB : Russell Robinson : Sheet Music : CM9532

Russell Robinson : Ye Banks and Braes

This thoughtful setting of a traditional Scottish melody features text by Robert Burns, a harp-like piano accompaniment, and a lilting flute obbligato giving it a Celtic feel. Like so many folk songs of this region, the melody is beautifully singable and richly rewarding. Also available for Three-Part Mixed Voices (CM8734) and SA Voices (CM8735).

Arranger: Russell Robinson | Poetry By: Robert Burns | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: TTB | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| CM9532


Ye Banks and Braes : 3-Part Mixed : Earlene Rentz : Sheet Music : 35026279 : 747510064336

Earlene Rentz : Ye Banks and Braes

Scottish harmonic openness is evident throughout this arrangement of Ye Banks and Braes. The optional tenor notes let the SAB voicing become a 3-part mixed voicing for younger voices. How wonderful if your voicing needs change within the year or from year to year. The piano accompaniment is easy, but strong and supportive.

Arranger: Earlene Rentz | Country: Scotland

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Voicing: 3-Part Mixed | Sheet Music | $2.50 | With Piano |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 35026279

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