Title
Variations on a Shaker Melody
Subtitle
from Appalachian Spring
For
symphonic band
Alternate Titles
  • Variations on Simple Gifts (Nickname)
  • Simple Gifts Variations (Nickname)
Year Composed
1956
Scoring
2.picc.2.3.Ebcl.acl.bcl.2.asax.tsax.barsax-4.2.3crt.3.1.euph-timp.perc-hp-db
ARCO Number(s)
73
Category
Band
Duration
4'
Publisher
Boosey & Hawkes
Publishing Status
Published
Arrangements
Simple Gifts (for saxophone quartet) (arr. Paul Cohen)
Extracted From
Appalachian Spring (suite for full orchestra) (1945) (*scoring or arrangment may differ from source)