Re: Shakers

From: Bill Spight (
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    Dear Alan,

    > New England Shaking Brethren....memes didn't transfer across generations and
    > genes certainly did not. Amish do, but that because they breed. Thoughts as
    > to why memes cannot carry withou genes in this case?

    Isn't that tune incorporated into Copland's "Appalachian Spring" to a
    Shaker song, "'Tis a gift to be simple" ?


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