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* Anthony Johnson Showalter 1858 – 1924 -- "In 1884, he formed the Showalter Music Company of Dalton, Georgia, and proceeded to build it into one of the largest shape-note companies in the nation by the turn of the century."
* Hymn Meter and Tune Names -- "The composer...would often name the tune for the city, town or church where he was residing at the time he wrote the tune."
* Hymns: Sing and Shout -- "Exclusively oral in most congregations, psalmody depended upon a song leader "lining out" a verse for the congregation to repeat back."
* MY Business is to Sing: Emily Dickinson, Musician and Poet -- "Dickinson’s musical involvement and enthusiasm is expressed most abundantly in the sheet music that she collected."
* “Raymond Cooper Hamrick: Sacred Harp Craftsman” -- "...a short biography of [Raymond Cooper] Hamrick and an account of his prolific output as a Sacred Harp composer, has been published as the “Historical Profile” in Georgia Music News, Volume 72, Number 2 (Winter, 2011)."
* What Preachers May Not Know About the Church Hymnal -- "...interesting facts come to light when you take a really good look at the hymnal and the notes at the top and the bottom of the pages."
* William Bjornstad's Sacred Harp page at Find-A-Grave -- "...people who have been instrumental in teaching, singing, and promoting of Sacred Harp singing..."
* WordSing -- "Since 1978 George Lauderdale has been working on WordSing, the way to learn scripture through song. Each chapter in the Bible has been summarized into four-lined stanzas based on the meter of favorite Hymns."