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Honoring William J. Reynolds, A Behind the Scenes Contributor to the 1991 Edition

The Sacred Harp Publishing Company presented a citation award honoring the contributions of William J. Reynolds to Sacred Harp singing on January 31, 2015 at the William J. Reynolds Sacred Harp Singing in Fort Worth, Texas. Bill Reynolds became the … Continue reading

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Introducing Vol. 3, No. 1 of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company Newsletter

The sixth issue of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company Newsletter features stories about key figures and events from Sacred Harp’s history and celebrates the Sacred Harp Museum’s rich collection of songbooks, papers, and recordings. Our issue begins with company executive … Continue reading

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Minutes of the 1965 United Sacred Harp Musical Association

In the 1950s and 1960s a number of Georgia counties west and north of Atlanta published a book that brought together the minutes of singings held in these areas. This book, the Minutes of Carroll, Cobb, Coweta, Douglas, Fulton, Haralson, Heard, … Continue reading

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Our Debt to George Pullen Jackson

Introduction At the 1965 session of the United Sacred Harp Musical Association, held in Nashville, music educator Irving Wolfe delivered a speech on George Pullen Jackson’s contributions to Sacred Harp. Jackson, whose series of books and articles published between 1926 … Continue reading

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“There Are More Singings Now Than Ever Before”: Hugh McGraw Addresses the Harpeth Valley Singers

Editors’ note: In 1964, Hugh McGraw, then executive secretary of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company, gave a talk on the past, present, and future of Sacred Harp singing for the Harpeth Valley, Tennessee, Sacred Harp singers. His audience included prominent … Continue reading

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