Simple and unpretentious, the diatonic musice of the Shakers lies well on the moutain 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 Bow and Be Simple (track #7, third song in the medley, from Simple Gifts, in C major; dulcimer arrangement in D). ... Please feel free to animate this simple song with a finger picking arrangement; or just finger or flat pick through the back up chords and sing this beautiful, poignant ballad. This lovely ... If the 1-2-4 chord is too much of a stretch play 1-0-1; and likewise play 4-0-0 if 4-2-1 is also too hard.
|Title||:||Music of the Shakers for Mountain Dulcimer|
|Publisher||:||Mel Bay Publications - 2011-03-04|