Sheet Music: For These Are My Mountains

TitleFor These Are My Mountains
ComposerTraditional Scottish
InstrumentationFlute solo
KeyA major
RangeA4–A5
Time signature12/8
Tempo60 BPM
Performance time1:05
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2010-07-18
Last updated2010-07-18
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Celtic Music, Traditional/Folk

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Sunday 18 July 2010

Tune of the Day: For These Are My Mountains

Traditional Scottish tune

The lyrics to this popular Scottish song were written in the 1960s by actor Jimmy Copland.

For fame and for fortune I wandered the earth
And now I've come back to the land of my birth
I've brought back my treasures but only to find
They're less than the pleasures I first left behind

For these are my mountains and this is my glen
The braes of my childhood will know me again
No land's ever claimed me tho' far I did roam
For these are my mountains and I'm going home