The Music of the Shakers for Mountain Dulcimer
by Neal Hellman
Mountain Dulcimer - Sheet Music

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Dulcimer (mountain) - Intermediate

SKU: MB.96468

Composed by Neal Hellman. Dulcimer: Mountain, Saddle-stitched, Style, American Music, Solos. Gourd Music. Sacred. Book. 80 pages. Mel Bay Publications, Inc #96468. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.96468).

ISBN 9780786625970. UPC: 796279040365. 8.5 X 11 inches.

Simple and unpretentious, the diatonic music of the Shakers lies well on the mountain dulcimer. The lyrics to these songs offer a universal message of love and understanding, often with a joyous sense of humor. The author provides historical insights and program notes for the 30 tunes included here. This delightful, informative book is illustrated with photos of craft work and period print reproductions depicting the Shaker way of life. Written in standard notation and mountain dulcimer tab.

  • I Will Walk With My Children
  • Love is Little
  • The Humble Heart
  • Back Manner Tune (No.2)
  • By Freedom Invited
  • Holy Order Tune
  • Pleasant Walk
  • The Saviour's Watchword
  • I Will Bow and Be Simple
  • Shuffling Song
  • Mother Ann's Song (No.2)
  • Back Manner Tune (No.1)
  • F.M.'S March
  • Come Life, Shaker Life
  • My Carnal Life I Will Lay Down
  • Now, My Dear Companions
  • Simple Gifts
  • Lovely Love
  • Music On The Mountains
  • The Burning Day
  • Noggin Of Love
  • The Ancients Song Of Mourning
  • I Want To Gather Down
  • O Little Children
  • Like Pretty Birds
  • Simple Gifts (Key Of G-Simplest Version)
  • Canterbury Solemn Song
  • Tree of Life
  • 'Parting Glass' March (March No.63)
  • South Union March (No.22)
  • Father James's Song
  • Mother Has Come With Her Beautiful Song
  • O Lord Protect Thy Chosen Flock