- Accent & Emphasis in Sacred Harp singing -- "Listen to this rendition of 159 WONDROUS LOVE performed in a liturgical setting and compare it to a recording from The First National Sacred Harp Convention in 1980."
- Church Music in the United States 1760–1901 -- "essays by David W. Music and Paul Westermeyer (preview)"
- Dewey Williams, 81st Birthday Singing, Wiregrass Sacred Harp Singers -- "1979 independent film project directed by Landon McCrary...Shot on Location in Ozark Alabama with the Wiregrass Singers, Director Dewey Williams and Assistant Director Henry Japheth Jackson."
- Ebenezer Primitive Baptist Church -- "Congregational Singing, February 21, 1990"
- Everyone Can Sing: How to Stop the Non-Singer Epidemic in Our Churches -- "Further countering the idea of the non-singer is the fact that we know in generations past, basically everyone did sing. They sang in church. They sang at home. They sang at civic functions."
- Music therapy weaning babies off opioid addiction at Kosair Children's Hospital -- "The Neonatal Intensive Care team weans babies with NAS off the drugs using a multi-layered approach including drug interventions like morphine and more recently ... musical therapy."
- Philadelphia, Birthplace of the Shapes and Center of Shape-Note Publishing -- "Although shape-notes were associated with southern and western music, the most successful four- and seven-shape notation systems have their origins in Philadelphia..."
- Singing Schools were very popular in Alabama – this is how they were organized -- "The teacher solicits pupils, and when 10 or more are secured, comprised of both adults and children, the school opens."
- The Hottest Social Scene in the 19th-Century American South -- "When Almanzo Wilder took Laura Ingalls to singing school in a tiny South Dakota town in 1884, they sang rounds, practiced scales and learned to harmonize. It turned out they harmonized pretty well in other ways, too."
- Tubby Walton, “An Indispensable Head Waiter” at the 1935 United Convention -- "Singers today may be surprised to realize that a singing might rely on catered food even during the Depression."
- Why We Sing -- "Churches sing because their new hearts can’t help but echo the Word which has given them life."
Monday, September 11, 2017
Everyone Can Sing, and other music links
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