Cowkeeper’s Carol

Grieg adpt. David Grace
Year of composition
Year of arrangement
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
2 minutes
Other and Classical music
Brass band
Related scores
Christmas Morn, Angelus ad virginem, The Shepherd Girl’s Sunday, Patapan, Lullay My Liking, Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabelle, At the Cradle [Grieg], En Natus Est Emanuel, A Christmas Lullaby [Grieg/Grace] SATB, A Christmas Lullaby [Grieg/Grace], Janacek: Folk Song: True Love, Janacek: Wedding Song, Christmas Tree Carol [SATB] [Grieg/Grace], A Christmas Lullaby [Grieg], Sussex Mummers Carol, Remember, O Thou Man, Beside Thy Cradle Here I Stand, Dvorak: Songs of Nature [3] , Dvorak: Songs of Nature:[2] , Ave Maris Stella [Grieg], Dvorak; Songs of Nature [5] , Welcome, Yule [Parry], Up Good Christan Folk and Listen, Dvorak: Songs of Nature [4] , Spring Dance [Grieg], Earthly Friends, The Death of Aase [Peer Gynt Suite], Mendelssohn Motets 5: Im Advent [Advent], Pinsesalme [Grieg], The Christmas Tree [Cornelius], Three Kings from Persian Lands Afar, Three Christmas Chorales, Solveig’s Song [Peer Gynt Suite 2]Cornet Solo, King Jesus Hath A Garden, Rejoice and be Merry, Upon the Snow-Clad Earth, I Sing the Birth [Elgar], In Excelsis Gloria, El Noi de la Mare [Catalonian Carol], While Shephers Watched [Sullivan], In Heaven Above [Grieg], I Sing the Birth [Parry], The Son of God is Born for All, Nunc Angelorum Gloria, Somerset Carol, I Sing the Birth [Sullivan], All this Night Bright Angels Sing, Christmas Tree Song [Grieg], Wexford Carol, The Cowkeeper’s Carol [Grieg/Grace] Children’s version, The Cowkeeper’s Carol, The Cowkeepers Carol [Grieg/Grace]SATB, Blessed be that Maid Marie [English Carol], Cowkeeper’s Tune [Grieg], Last Spring [Grieg], A Gloucestershire Wassail, Solveig’s Song Trumpet/ Cornet Solo and Norwegian Dance [Cornet Solo]

revised version of an arrangement for small brass band/ensemble of part of Grieg’s "Cowkeeper’s Tune" for use with the arranger’s words for a Christmas carol.

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:


seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.


Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

cloud scorch goes here

Licensing for this music

This score was published on Score Exchange by David Grace. When you buy it, you are granted a license that includes the following:

Sharing the file you download
When you buy the score - make multiple copies
When you buy parts - make multiple copies

For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

In order to submit this score to David Grace has declared that they own the copyright to this work in its entirety or that they have been granted permission from the copyright holder to use their work. If you believe that this score should be not available here because it infringes your or someone elses copyright, please report this score using the copyright abuse form.