Friday, January 28, 2011

Richard DeLong on Alpharetta [Ga.] June Singing / notes for shapenote article

NewsdayNorthFulton | June 27, 2010 |

Alpharetta's June singing celebrates 142 years. Richard DeLong explains the history of Sacred Harp. (Wondrous Love in the background)



Very few of us live in a bounded community anymore, but the music that came out of country churches still has a niche in 21st-century America ...

Southern Harmony - "bIG sINGING" - Virgil Thompson

Major: Parting Hand, William Walker

Minor: The Morning Trumpet: Arr. Sacred Harp, 1844.

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