Tag: music

  1. Simple Gifts

    I finally download the “Simple Gifts” theme from Copland’s Appalachian Spring ballet today. Based on a shaker tune which was transformed into the “Lord of the Dance” hymn all us Catholic schoolchildren sang, it may be a bit on the hokey side. Nevertheless, it is one of my favorite ...

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  2. the popcorn song

    In kindergarten we’d sometimes have to stay inside for recess because of the weather. When this happened the teacher would occasionally play the ‘popcorn song’ and make us dance. It was a great song. I heard it today on NPR, and a quick googling brought up: http://www.popcorn-song ...

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