The Kist Bride – An uncanny new Border ballad

The Kist Bride (Abbotsford) – An uncanny new Border ballad 'The Kist Bride' is a song commissioned for Borders Heritage Festival/Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Composer: Suzanne Parry John. Lyricist: Jules Horne.  At Sir Walter Scott’s house in the Borders, Abbotsford, there’s an oak chest (kist) in the hall. The story is that a young bride was … Continue reading The Kist Bride – An uncanny new Border ballad

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