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?

 

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