Tune Books: LOVE IS LITTLE

Adirondack Fiddler | Joy of Angels | Sackett's Harbor | Songs & Tunes from Wolf Run | Traditional Irish Music

LOVE IS LITTLE:

A SAMPLING OF SHAKER SPIRITUALS

Compiled, Organized, and Annotated by Roger Hall • Additional transcription by Mitzie Collins & Jennifer DeLapp • Book designed and edited by Thomas M. Bohrer • A Companion Book to Sampler Recording 9222

50 pages • 8 1/2 x 11 inches • plastic-bound, opens flat.

book alone $15 • book & tape $21.50 • book & cd $27

The book includes historical information on each tune and music and texts to all of the selections. Quantity discounts for choirs are available on Love is Little and Joy of Angels books; we also have a portfolio of six songs from The Joy of Angels with original harmony. Please contact us for details.

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CONTENTS

Introduction

Shaker Music Chronology

Massachusetts & Connecticut Spirituals

  1. Mother Ann's Song
  2. Father James's Song
  3. In Yonder Valley
  4. Square Order Shuffle
  5. Quick Step Manner
  6. The Happy Journey
  7. How Beautiful Do the Heavens Ring
  8. Living Souls Let's Be Marching

New York Spirituals

  1. Followers of the Lamb
  2. Put Thy Hands to Work
  3. A Prayer for the Captive
  4. Glory and Honor
  5. O Do Feel More Life
  6. Welcome, Welcome Gospel Kindred
  7. Chinese
  8. Praise to Mother
  9. A Round Dance
  10. All is Summer
  11. If Our Home Is So Beautiful

New Hampshire Spirituals

  1. All at Home
  2. More Love
  3. Prayer Universal
  4. Millennial Praise
  5. Peace to Zion

Maine Spirituals

  1. The Shakers
  2. Simple Gifts
  3. Blended Together
  4. Let Zion Move
  5. Redeeming Love

Ohio Spirituals

  1. Mother
  2. How Happy Are They
  3. Ode to Contentment
  4. On the Landing of Mother Ann
  5. Slow March

Kentucky Spirituals

  1. Gentle Words
  2. Love is Little

Notes on the Music

"Shaker Song Series" — A List of Titles

Bibliography — Shaker Collections & Editions