Archive for October 26th, 2013

Reminder

Remember to finish analyzing the DBQ documents and finish your chart by Monday.

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Simple Gifts- A Shaker Song

Version by Yo-Yo Ma and Allison Krauss. Because… it’s Yo-Yo Ma and Allison Krauss, y’all, and you should not live your life without hearing this. Wow.

Then here is the version arranged by Aaron Copland in his Appalachian Spring, which is just fantastic. What images are evoked when you listen to this?

 

Links on Transcendentalism and utopianism

Transcendentalism
http://transcendentalism.tamu.edu/— This is your own-stop shop for everything about transcendentalism

Utopianism
http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/amana/utopia.htm
http://www2.fiu.edu/~mizrachs/utopo-amer.html
http://www.ushistory.org/us/26b.asp