Sacred Harp is four-part a cappella shape note singing from the historic 165-year-old Southern tunebook, The Sacred Harp (first published in Hamilton, Ga., in 1844). There are no rehearsals and no performances. Singers gather to enjoy singing the historic Sacred Harp hymns and anthems. Many Sacred Harp singers now travel considerable distances to sing with others who have come to love the music and the democratic, welcoming tradition that sustains it.
Sacred Harp was primarily a rural Deep
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