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By Warren Steel with Richard Hulan. The long-awaited companion to The Sacred Harp, tracing the sources of every tune and text in our songbook, from the work of B. F. White and E. J. King to the contributions by various composers to the 1991 edition. More info »
By Chloe Webb. Curiosity about a tattered songbook, an 1869 edition of The Sacred Harp given to the author by her grandmother, sparked a quest to reconnect with Dumas family ancestors who composed, sang, & lived by the words of The Sacred Harp. Order »
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The Newsletter features reports from Sacred Harp singings around the world, biographies of Sacred Harp singers, news, and other items.
- “Introduction,” Jesse P. Karlsberg and Nathan Rees
- “Remembering Those Who’ve Gone Before: Sacred Harp Publishing Company 2013 Citation Awards,” Karen Rollins
- “Uncle Tom Denson’s Last Lesson: Observations and Impressions of a Son,” Michael Hinton and Howard Denson
- “‘Melancholy Day’: Letters of Condolence after the Death of Thomas Jackson Denson,” C. J. Griggs, Thomas Simpson McLendon, Wilber E. Morgan, and W. T. Coston
- “‘Oh, What a Happy Time’: The NEA National Heritage Fellows Concert in Washington D.C.,” Cheyenne Ivey
- “Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Singing, July 4, 1997: M. B. Forbes Playing the Harmonica,” Nathan Rees
- “The Cold Mountain Bump,” Jesse P. Karlsberg, Mark. T. Godfrey, and Nathan Rees
- “‘There Are More Singings Now Than Ever Before’: Hugh McGraw Addresses the Harpeth Valley Singers,” Hugh McGraw
- “William Walker: Carolina Contributor to American Music,” Harry Eskew