The Music of the Shakers for Mountain Dulcimer (Book)
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.
Product Number:
96468
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
80
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.5 x 11
ISBN:
078662597X
ISBN13:
978-07866-2597-0
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
7/7/1997
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.
'Parting Glass' March (March No.63)        
 Back Manner Tune (No.1)        
 Back Manner Tune (No.2)        
 By Freedom Invited       Issachar Bates
 Canterbury Solemn Song        
 Come Life, Shaker Life       Issachar Bates
 F.M.'S March        
 Father James's Song        
 Holy Order Tune        
 I Want To Gather Down        
 I Will Bow And Be Simple        
 I Will Walk With My Children        
 Like Pretty Birds        
 Love Is Little        
 Lovely Love       Music: Eunice Wyeth, Lyrics: Eunice Bathrick. 
 Mother Ann's Song (No.2)       Ann Lee 
 Mother Has Come With Her Beautiful Song       Paulina Springer 
 Music On The Mountains       Isaac Trotter  
 My Carnal Life I Will Lay Down       Rob Brereton 
 Noggin Of Love        
 Now, My Dear Companions       Augustus P. Blase 
 O Little Children        
 O Lord Protect Thy Chosen Flock        
 Pleasant Walk        
 Shuffling Song        
 Simple Gifts        
 Simple Gifts (Key Of G-Simplest Version)        
 South Union March (No.22)       Harvey L. Eades  
 The Ancients Song Of Mourning        
 The Burning Day       John Lockwood 
 The Humble Heart       Music: Thomas Hammond, Jr., Lyrics: Eunice Wyeth 
 The Saviour's Watchword        
 Tree Of Life       Otis Sawyer
 
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