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Sacred Harp slide-tape presentation

Sacred Harp slide-tape presentation

Date
1980
Description

One audio cassette. This tape served as accompanying audio to a slide-tape presentation created by the Florida Folklife Program about shape note singing and The Sacred Harp. The presentation features Albritton and shape note singers at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Old Chicora recorded in 1978. Old Chicora is a ghost town on the borderline of Polk and Hillsborough counties, south of the present day towns of Lithia and Mulberry.

The source material for this presentation can be found on audiotapes T78-348, T78-349 and T78-350. C80-26, reproduced in its entirety beginning at 1:13, served as the master tape used in live slide-tape presentations. 

Collection
Shape note singing at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

Shape note singing at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

Date
1979-07-29
Description

Two audio cassettes. Shape note singing from The Sacred Harp at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church in Old Chicora, a ghost town on the borderline of Polk and Hillsborough counties, south of the present day towns of Lithia and Mulberry.

On side two of C79-82, Bulger interviews Albritton. He explains the shapes, the shape note singing revival around the United States, the difference between the Cooper and Denson revisions of The Sacred Harp, the relationship between song titles and their lyrical content, as well as the origin of the melodies in the book.

Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_05_c81-022Sacred Harp slide-tape presentationsoundEducation
Interviews
Shape note singing
A capella singing
Field recordings
Religious songs
Sacred Harp, Cooper revision
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a_s1576_03_c79-082Shape note singing at Bethlehem Primitive Baptist ChurchSoundSingers
Field recordings
Shape note singing
Religious songs
A capella singing
Music -- Performance
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
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