Sheet Music: Down in Yon Forest

TitleDown in Yon Forest
Alternate titlesDown in Yon Forrest
ComposerTraditional English
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA minor
RangeE4–E5
Time signature6/8
Tempo56 BPM
Performance time0:20
Difficulty leveleasy
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Date added2012-12-06
Last updated2012-12-06
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Christmas carols, Traditional/Folk

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Thursday 6 December 2012

Tune of the Day: Down in Yon Forest

Traditional English Christmas carol

This English Christmas carol, dating to the Renaissance era, was collected about a century ago in Derbyshire by the famous composer Ralph Vaughan Williams. The tune has since been arranged by John Jacob Niles and John Rutter, among others. It has been recorded by numerous artists, including Joan Baez, Bruce Cockburn, Shirley Collins and Burl Ives.