Mother Leads Us

Date of Composition: 
Chamber Instrumentation: 
soprano and piano

A cycle of five songs based on Shaker melodies found in 'The Gift To Be Simnple' by Edward Deming Andrews.


An earlier version of the piece was recorded by Rachel Payne and Reiko Fueting.

Movement 1

Movement 2

2. My Carnal Life

Movement 3

3. Sweep,sweep

Movement 4

4. How beautiful

Movement 5

5. Love and Blessing
Instructions for Use: 
Click on any 'Movement' button to listen to a sample and view the score sample. If you wish to view a larger version of the score, click on the score sample to enlarge.
Delea Shand,soprano/
Nils Vigeland,piano