A Shaker Melody, Duet for Oboe & Harp
Oboe - Digital Sheet Music

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Instrumental Duet Harp,Instrumental Duet,Oboe - Level 3 - Digital Download

SKU: A0.804084

Composed by Elder Joseph Brackett Jr. Arranged by Serena O’Meara. Folk,Sacred,Standards,Traditional,Wedding. Score and parts. 15 pages. O'Meara Music #6618139. Published by O'Meara Music (A0.804084).

This famous Shaker "quick dance" has many names including Tis a Gift to be Simple, Simple Gifts, and Lord of the Dance. Aaron Copland included the melody in his ballet, Appalachian Spring (1944). Arrangements of Simple Gifts has been sung at three US Presidential Inaugurations (1985, 1993 and 2009).

Dynamics are clearly marked. Shaker songs were quite often sung in rounds.

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