Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Sight & Sound - Simplicity


The Great Friends Meeting House (1699), in Newport, RI

Music - Appalachian Spring: Calm and flowing (Shaker melody "Simple Gifts") by Aaron Copland


Photo and text © 2009 by A. Roy Hilbinger. Don't forget to visit my first entry on Citizen K's Just A Song blog.

7 comments:

  1. Ah, of course Friends in Rhode Island.

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  2. ...beautiful building. It reminds me of the buildings in Shaker Village near Lexington, KY.

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  3. Simple Gifts is perfect paired with the Friends Meeting House. And fitting that the photo should be in black and white, too. Nice simple post, Roy.

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  4. wow, that is some GREAT meeting house! but it is still simple

    one of my favorite songs of all time...I'm hooked on the shakers!

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  5. A wonderful building...simple yet somehow elegant...

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  6. lovely photo. my husband and I lived in High Bridge, KY for a few years. It's right across the river from Shakertown in Pleasant, KY. (I think I have the town name wrong...it's Pleasant something)
    We visited there often. The bldgs were in great shape, the furniture awesome and the meals plentiful and reasonable.

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