Thursday, December 01, 2011

Notes to self - futures - etc. - "Sweet Rivers of Redeeming Love"

"Sweet Rivers of Redeeming Love" - SH 166
- has mp3 from the Big Singing (down left)

Jackson puts it in his "Roll Jordan" family - similarities with "Oh Susannah," etc.

Tne tune was first written down by WIlliam Moore -

John Adam Granade - early camp meeting revivalist in Middle Tennessee "wild man of Goose Creek" -


Sacred Harp - Missouri Convention, St. John's UCC, Pinckney, Mo. in Missouri River bottomland - March 12-13 2011 - Peggy Brayfield filmed, shows front bench tenors beating time "in two" - nice framing shots of the church

Sweet Rivers - Out Loud: The Colorado Springs Men's Chorus w/ interesting piano backup that captures the dronal sound of traditional shape-note singing

soprano solo (Jewel Watson) backed by S.C. Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, S.C. - choir - arr. "Sacred Harp: Redeeming Love, Repeated Praise" by Robert J. Powell, organist and composer in Greenville, S.C. - "Sweet Rivers" at 1:15 - search "SCGSAH 13"

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