Ode to Contentment (1833)

Issacher Bates (1758-1837)

A prominant Shaker Church leader. Issacher Bates was also a great contributer to Shaker songs and hymns. Read his full bio here.

Here in it's original version for voice and piano.  

Here is Phil Snedecor's new arrangement with himself on trumpet and Elisabeth Tomczyk, piano