The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #21813 Message #233988
Posted By: MMario
25-May-00 - 09:02 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Simple Gifts / 'Tis a Gift to be Simple
Subject: RE: Lyrics request: A Gift to be Simple
Many people seem not to know that "Lord of the Dance" isn't a traditional folksong. I heard it in a madrigal concert once, and it was introduced as a sixteenth century tune the shakers had "borrowed"