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Sound and Spirit; Shaker Gifts

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Sound and Spirit
Shaker Gifts
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Sound And Spirit is a weekly series of hour-long radio programs exploring the human spirit through music and ideas.The program blends classical, traditional and world musics with myth and history, stories and poetry, and commentary from composers, theologians and writers, to provide insight into various aspects of the human experience. Each week the program explores connections between world cultures and examines different approaches to universal questions.

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Enjoy the richness of Shaker music beyond "Simple Gifts" as host Ellen Kushner explores the spiritual roots of Shaker melody and its influence on contemporary composers and musicians. Boston Camerata director Joel Cohen talks about his work with the few remaining Shakers

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Chicago: “Sound and Spirit; Shaker Gifts,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 17, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DC86DBA4A9AF4CB8B72AAFCBD1D6C901.
MLA: “Sound and Spirit; Shaker Gifts.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 17, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DC86DBA4A9AF4CB8B72AAFCBD1D6C901>.
APA: Sound and Spirit; Shaker Gifts. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_DC86DBA4A9AF4CB8B72AAFCBD1D6C901
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