The fourth in our popular series of books of reflective piano music, The Quiet Harvest is a collection of 10 pieces based on familiar hymns of praise and thanksgiving, some combining two tunes in a single setting. The piano writing is idiomatic without being showy, and is enjoyable to both play and listen.
Building a Home. Although the materials and construction techniques of English and Wampanoag houses were different, their functions were the same. Dwellings were the hub of family life, providing protection from the elements as well as space for work, recreation and storage. They also offered shelter to guests or travelers and were, at times ...
Many cultures have been celebrating harvests for centuries. Thesmophria is an ancient Greek harvest festival. Indigenous tribes in the southwestern U.S. perform a Corn Dance. The Jewish people celebrate Sukkot, which marks the end of the agricultural year and coincides with the final harvest before the onset of winter, and many Asian cultures have celebrations in
Glad Harvest-tide Thanksgiving. 6 Thou fillest all that live with plenteousness; They, in return, Thy sacred name should bless In Harvest-tide Thanksgiving. 7 Thy clouds drop fatness on the teeming earth, Accept these festal songs of "reverent mirth," This Harvest-tide Thanksgiving. 8 The year is crown'd with goodness, Lord, by Thee
Thankfully, there's a hell of a lot of songs in the world about giving thanks, and a few about the day itself, to fill the void. Keep calm and try some of the songs below. 1.