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    Live! at the Library: Shaker Community Sing with Kevin Siegfried

    Thursday
    May 30, 2024
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
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    Shaker music is a rich body of spiritual folk music and vital American musical tradition, widely enjoyed in both religious and secular contexts. “Simple Gifts,” popularized by Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, represents the tip of the iceberg of a tradition encompassing thousands of songs. Shaker music is community music and comes alive in the context of group singing, and song leader Kevin Siegfried will...