Gift to Be Simple


Shari Pack has created this arrangement, for three lever or pedal harps, of the American Shaker song “Simple Gifts,” first composed in 1848 by Elder Joseph Brackett. In this arrangement, Harp 3 plays the melody while the other parts play various accompaniment patterns. There are no lever changes in this piece. (See composer's notes below.)

This piece is a PDF download available in the following combinations:
(There are two versions included, one in the key of B-flat and one in C; versions not sold separately.)

  • Complete set: $10.00 (Includes score and parts)
  • Score only: $3.50
  • Harp 1 only: $3.50
  • Harp 2 only: $3.50
  • Harp 3 only: $3.50

Length: Each version of the score is 5 pgs.; parts are 2 pgs.

Duration: 2:00