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Simple Gifts for Recorder Ensemble

Composer
Joseph Brackett, arranged by Martin Watson
Year of composition
1848
Arranger
Year of arrangement
2014
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
2 minutes
Genre
Folk music
Instrumentation
Quintet
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Programme Note: The dance-song Simple Gifts was composed in 1848 by Joseph Brackett (1797-1882). This arrangement by Martin Watson of the Shaker melody is for descant, treble, tenor and bass recorders.

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