The Sacred Harp topic page

6:35 am on Monday May 31, 2010

Roots, emotion of Fringe's 'The Sacred Harp' impress

Sacred Harp singing is about rhythms, poetry and harmonies. Traditional "shapenote" singers from South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama performed this  all-day singing from a hymn book first published in 1844 and still in use today. Though the sole...