In this arrangement we have a variety of American music. Red River Valley is a romantic cowboy love song. The Erie Canal is an interesting New York folk song about a mule and traveling. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is a well-known and loved American Spiritual. And Turkey in the Straw is a rhythmic American square dance tune, In “Turkey in the Straw” the harpists knock on the sounding board together for fun and emphasis.