February 21, 2018

The Sacred Harp

'Shape Note Singing' is one of America's oldest and least known musical genres.
Produced by Daniel Kruse From Season 4 Music
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It is one of America's oldest and least known musical genres, known as 'Shape Note Singing.' It began in 19th Century New England and found it's way to the American South. Singing for the joy of singing, it is a vocal genre with deep roots in community traditions and religious expression, relying exclusively on the 'sacred harp.'

Producers: Dan Kruse, Andrew Brown
Photographer/Editor: Andrew Brown
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