Composer: Joseph Brackett

Joseph Brackett Jr. (May 6, 1797 – July 4, 1882) was an American songwriter, author, and elder of The United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing, better known as the Shakers. Brackett's most famous song, "Simple Gifts", is still widely performed and adapted. See also in: Wikipedia  Go to person page >

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Composer: Joseph Brackett
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Incipit: 55112 31345 55321
Key: G Major
Source: American Shaker melody


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