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ERIC Number: EJ226894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
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The Tunebook That Roars: The Sound and Style of Sacred Harp Singing.
Scholten, James
Music Educators Journal, v66 n6 p32-37,74-75,77 Feb 1980
The Chattahoochee, Georgia, Sacred Harp Musical Convention has been held annually since 1852. Its tunebook uses a shape-note solmization system introduced to America in the seventeenth century. This article describes the history of shape-note tunebooks; some Sacred Harp songs, modern singing events, and teaching techniques. Resources are listed. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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