- See Sacred Harp.
Historical dictionary of sacred music. Joseph P. Swain. 2006.
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shape-note singing — U.S. a cappella singing style incorporating many folk hymns and utilizing a special musical notation. The seven note scale used by some singers is sung not to the syllables do re mi fa sol la ti but to a four syllable system brought to America by … Universalium
Shape note — Star in the East from the 1854 edition of Southern Harmony Shape notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational and community singing. The notation, introduced in 1801, became a popular teaching device in American singing… … Wikipedia
shape-note hymnal — ▪ music also called patent note hymnal, or buckwheat note hymnal, American hymnal incorporating many folk hymns and utilizing a special musical notation. The seven note scale was sung not to the syllables do–re–mi–fa–sol–la–ti but to a … Universalium
shape note — noun a system of music notation designed to facilitate choral singing … Wiktionary
List of shape-note tunebooks — Shape notes are a system of music notation designed to facilitate choral singing. Shape notes of various kinds have been used for over two centuries in a variety of sacred choral music traditions practiced primarily in the Southern region of the… … Wikipedia
shape-notesinging — shape note singing (shāpʹnōt ) n. A traditional style of unaccompanied group singing using a sol fa notation in which the shape of the note indicates its pitch. Also called shape singing. * * * … Universalium
Singing school — O, tell me young friends, while the morning s fair and cool,: O where, tell me where, shall I find your singing school.: You ll find it under the tall oak where the leaves do shake and blow,: You ll find a half hundred a singing faw, sol, faw … Wikipedia
Singing — Sings and Vocals redirect here. For other uses, see Sings (disambiguation) and Vocals (disambiguation). Singer redirects here. For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). Harry Belafonte 1954 Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with… … Wikipedia
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Southwest Texas Sacred Harp Singing Convention — The Southwest Texas Sacred Harp Singing Convention is an annual gathering of shape note singers. Songs are sung a cappella from the Sacred Harp tunebook. The Convention was organized on April 28, 1900 at the Round Top School House, in Caldwell… … Wikipedia