00:10

Simple Gifts

 

Joseph Brackett

Boston Camerata,

led by Joel Cohen

SIMPLE GIFTS: SHAKER CHANTS AND SPIRITUALS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

01:08

Shaker Loops

John Adams

London Chamber Orchestra, music director Christopher Warren-Green

LCO8: Minimalist

   -  Virgin Classics 91168

 

 

 

 

 

02:17

Father James' Song

James Whittaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS  -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

03:03

Instrumental: Father James' Song

James Whittaker

William Coulter, Barry Philips et al

SIMPLE GIFTS: INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENTS OF SHAKER MELODIES 

   -  Gourd Music 106

 

 

 

 

 

04:17

Laughing John's interrogatory  -  "Who will bow and bend like a willow?"

An American Negro Spirit

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS-  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

05:23

Instrumental: Mother Has come With Her Beautiful Song

Paulina Springer

William Coulter, Barry Philips et al

TREE OF LIFE: INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENTS OF SHAKER TUNES

   -  Gourd Music 114

 

 

 

 

 

06:39

"I'll beat my drum as I march along"

Jane Sutton

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

07:53

Instrumental: And Now My Dear Companions

Anonymous Shaker

William Coulter, Barry Philips et al

SIMPLE GIFTS  -  Gourd Music 106

 

 

 

 

 

09:25

Mother Ann's Song

Ann Lee

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

10:45

"Pinch'd up, nip'd up"

Anonymous Shaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

11:30

Instrumental:  Voyage to Canaan

Anonymous Shaker

Shelley Philips 

TREE OF LIFE  -  Gourd Music 114

 

 

 

 

 

13:11*

 

Learned of Angel

collected by

 Elder Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

13:22

Holy Order Song

Joseph Meacham

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS:  -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

15:15

"In yonder valley there flows sweet union"

James Whittaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

17:30

"Pinch'd up, nip'd up"

Anonymous Shaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

18:17

 "I will fight, fight and never slack"

"p.b."

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

20:24*

"In yonder valley there flows sweet union"

James Whittaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

21:57

"Mother has come with her beautiful song"

Paulina Springer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

22:38*

 

Holy Order Song

collected by

 Elder Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

24:45

Encouragement

collected by

 Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

26:15

Solemn Song

Anononymous Shaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

29:08

The Lark

 "The Shepherdess"

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

30:12

Holy Angel

Anononymous Shaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

31:50

Learned of Angel

collected by

 Elder Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

33:31

 

Holy Mother's Protecting Chain

Anonymous Shaker

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

36:48*

 

Holy Order Song

collected by

 Elder Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS:  -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

38:48*

Learned of Angel

 

 

collected by

 Elder Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

40:03

Shaker Loops :  "Loops and Verses" "A Final Shaking"

John Adams

London Chamber Orchestra

led by Christopher Warren-Green

LCO8 - MINIMALIST

   - Virgin Classics 91168

 

 

 

 

 

52:42

Sad Days

Anonymous

Boston Camerata

 

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

55:23*

Encouragement

collected by

 Otis Sawyer

Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS -  Erato 98491

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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