Shape-Notes, “The Sacred Harp” and the Hollow Square: an American Musical Tradition.

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A survey of the late 18th and 19th-century, American singing school tradition, shape-note hymnals with emphasis on "The Sacred Harp" (1844); cultural connotations and musical performance practices.

Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - Nov 20 2009


  • Shape-note hymnals
  • Shape-note singing
  • Singing schools


  • Library and Information Science

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