”Ye Banks and Braes O’ Bonnie Doon” is a poem written in 1791 by Scotsman Robert Burns. The tune commonly associated with Burns’ text is likely one of the best-known and endeared tunes from Scotland. The melody was originally an air called “The Caledonian Hunter’s Delight” credited to 'Mr. Miller of Edinburgh' who is said to have been an excellent singer. The buoyant ebb and flow melody is crafted from only five notes of the scale (pentatonic). This setting makes for a lively and engaging experience, complete with stomps, slaps, and claps that seem to conjure up images of a Scottish barn dance.
- Composer: Keith Christopher
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