Simple Gifts (Variations on American Hymn Tunes for Solo Piano). Arranged by John Carter. For Piano/Keyboard. Sacred Folio. Softcover. 64 pages. Word Music #080689453380. Published by Word Music (HL.312279).
ISBN 1617741566. 9x12 inches.
New arrangements for solo piano by veteran arranger, John Carter. With a moderate difficulty level, this collection is filled with creative rhythms and unique harmonies, making it an ideal addition for every pianist's sacred music library. Suitable for prelude, offertory, postlude, weddings and special occasions, Simple Gifts offers the pianist as well as the listener a reflective, musical experience. Songs include: Beach Spring • Dove of Peace • Holy Manna • Prospect • Restoration • Simple Gifts • Wondrous Love • and more.
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February 5, 2011
Simple Gifts: Variations on American Hymn Tunes
What a gift -- for me -- to find this new collection of John Carter arrangements. This is a departure from his previous collections in that it is a collection of theme and variations based on traditional American hymn tunes from Southern Harmony (1835), Sacred Harp (1844) and other tunes...
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