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Shape Note Singing

The Color and the Shape: Where the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Meets Sacred Harp

Daniel J. Kushner | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Daniel J. Kushner

While the genres of punk and metal may seem like the unlikeliest of bedfellows for a musical tradition born out of religious practice, their common American music ancestry may help to explain Sacred Harp's cultural staying power.

Small Dedicated Following Keeps Shape-Note Singing Alive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Greg Garrison Religion News Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) The archaic sounds that fill the historic former church sanctuary echo, hauntingly, lik...