The Wooster Group’s “Early Shaker Spirituals”

The Wooster Group’s “Early Shaker Spirituals”

Moryoga

“Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free, ‘Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right, ‘Twill be in the valley of love and delight.”

February 9, 2015 Culture Vulture

If a trusted friend came to you enthusiastically and said, quite seriously, “Let’s go hear a performance of early Shaker spirituals,” you’d probably just stare back a him with a concerned expression and say, “Really?”