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John Williams (1932-     )


Air and Simple Gifts

(for clarinet, violin, cello and piano)
Composed in 2009, when Williams was around 77 years old
5 minutes (approximately)

Arrangement by Williams. Original melody by Joseph Brackett
3 recordings, 3 videos
5:01
McGill, Perlman, Ma, Montero
3:06
King Singers (choral)
3:13
Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring, Aaron Copland (orchestral)