Simple Gifts

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 Theme code Index    1H1H3H3H 5H5H3H2H
 Also known as    Lord of the Dance
 Composer/Core Source    Joseph Bracken Jr.
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Contra
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(New England)
 Structure    AB
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X: 1 T: Simple Gifts C: Joseph Bracken Jr. 1848 S: MS from Mary Hazzard of the New Lebanon (New Hampshire) Shaker community Z: 2005 John Chambers <jc@trillian.mit.edu> M: 4/4 L: 1/8 F:http://www.john-chambers.us/~jc/music/abc/song/Simple_Gifts_Song_C.abc 2019-09-04 022633 UT K: C G2 G2 |c2 cd ec ef | g2 gg e2 dc | d2 d2 d2 d2 | de dB G2 G2 | w:'Tis the gift to be sim-ple, 'tis the gift to be free, 'tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, and cB cd e2 dd | e2 f2 g3 g | d2 de d2 cc | d2 cB c4 || w:when we find our-selves in the place just right, 'twill be in the val-ley of love and de-light. g4 e3 d | ef ed c3 d | e2 ef g2 e2 | d2 de d3 G | w:When true sim-pli-ci-ty is gain'd, to bow and to bend we shan't be a-sham'd, to c4 c3 d | e2 ef g2 gg | d2 d2 e2 ed | c2 c2 c4 |] w:turn, turn will be our de-light, till by turn-ing, turn-ing we come round right.