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The Sacred Harp: The Best Collection of Sacred Songs, Hymns, Odes, and Anthems Ever Offered the Singing Public for General Use
The Sacred Harp The Best Collection of Sacred Songs Hymns Odes and Anthems Ever Offered the Singing Public for General Use Author:Sacred Harp Music Committee This is THE definitive Sacred Harp/"Shape-note Singing" text. The tradition from which it stems is separate and distinct from other musical traditions. Since the Sacred Harp was first compiles in 1844 by Benjamin Franklin White, it has been revised only four times:1869, 1911, 1936, and 1991. The Sacred Harp has been left alone most of it's li... more »fe & represents an interesting (and continuing) segment of U.S. history.
Book includes general index, index of first lines, and an introduction + instruction segment entitled "Rudiments of Music." It's an impressive Collection of songs.« less