Printer-friendly version. Simple Gifts Lyrics. Joseph Brackett (â€“) Shaker dancing song. ' Tis the gift to be simple, ' tis the gift to be free ' Tis the gift to. " Simple Gifts" is a Shaker song written and composed in by Elder Joseph Brackett. ' Tis the gift to be simple, ' tis the gift to be free. ' Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be,. And when we find ourselves in the place just right,. ' Twill be in the Background and composition · Resurgence and enduring popularity · Lyrics · Tune. Simple Gifts (' Tis a Gift to Be Simple) ~ arranged by Peter Bloesch (for chorus . LYRICS (Verses 1 & 4.
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Many people thought that the tune of "Simple Gifts" was a traditional Celtic one but both the music and original lyrics are actually the compositions of Brackett. The thenyear-old Jodie Foster sang this song in the episode "Alethea" of Kung Fu. InWindham Hill Records released a collective album titled "Thanksgiving" which featured an arrangement of "Simple Gifts" performed by Thea and Tracy Silverman. The University of Chicago Press. Aaron Copland and "Simple Gifts". The melody is used at various points throughout the show, including the piece titled "Lord of the Dance. To turn, turn will be our delight. Tis a gift to be simple, ' tis a gift to be free ' Tis a gift to come down where I ought to be. And when I am in the place just right. I will be in. Thanks to this week's guest star, my friend and colleague Ryan Baird on double bass! American folk song ca. Text Size: default medium large Browse Products > ' Tis the Gift to be Simple This setting of the traditional SIMPLE GIFTS hymn is cleverly constructed to.