Amish Music: Hymns to Harmonica
Amish Music Variety samples the type of music used by the Amish in both worship and social singing in German and English. It is an authentic recording of an Amish ensemble, recorded and used with permission of the group. Unison, four-part, some harmonica and zither. German hymns (translated in liner notes) are from the Ausbund hymnal, continuously used since 1564. Some tracks have been used by PBS and NPR as background for documentaries. Songs include: The Spirit's Sword, In the Sweet By and By, Golden Deed, Tune 25, Work for the Night is Coming, There is Not Another, So I Keep On Singing, Preaching Chant, O God Father, Let Us Pray for Each Other, Nellie Gray, Jesus Christ the Son, Unser Vater, Christ the Lamb, Prayer Chant, Must I Go Empty Handed, Daddy's Hands, My Ways Are Not Your Ways, When the Day Is Ended, I Need No Mansion.