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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven-Shape Note Singing Convention"
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Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing Convention

Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing Convention

Date
1980-05-18
Description
Four proof sheets with 85 black and white images, plus negatives. The convention was founded in 1928, and performs four times a year. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Only four notes were used in the hymns. An old Anglican practice, English colonists first brought the tradition over to North American in the 1600s. See also S 1577, box 17, folder 114. For a recording, see reels in S1576: T83-82 through T83-85.
Collection
Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

Date
1980-05-18
Description
Six reel to reel recordings. The convention was founded in 1928, and performs four times a year. Shaped Note singing was an a capella style of church music that utilized shapes to represent notes (fa-so-la-mi) for untrained and even illiterate church members. Only four notes were used in the hymns. An old Anglican practice, English colonists first brought the tradition over to North American in the 1600s. These are field recordings from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Project, resulted in the two-album recording, Drop On Down in Florida.

 


Collection
Recordings of the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival (Day Two)

Recordings of the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival (Day Two)

Date
1980-11-02
Description
Seven reel to reels. Since the early 1970s, the Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival has been held each year in early November. (Only in 2004, with the damage caused by Hurricane Ivan, was the festival cancelled.) In 1980, the Florida Folklife Program offered a demonstration of the results of their West Florida Folklife Survey. Included were the Vietnamese Dancers of Pensacola (to pre-recorded music), Ida Goodson performing on the piano, shaped note singing, and Creek dancers.
Collection
Sacred music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 3 and 4)

Sacred music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 3 and 4)

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of the last two sides of the FFP-produced album, Drop on Down in Florida, which was a collection of fieldwork recordings of African American music in Florida released in the early 1980s as a two-record LP.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Florida-Alabama Progressive Singing ConventionFlorida-Alabama Progressive Singing ConventionStill ImageMusic
Singers
Shape note singing
Performing arts
Performers
A capella singers
A capella singing
Religious music
Shape note singers
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a_s1576_t83-082Recording of the Florida-Alabama Progressive Seven Shape Note Singing ConventionSoundFieldwork
African Americans
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Shape note singing
A capella singing
Churches
Church services
Protestants
Sermons
Preachers
Christianity
Prayer
Church attendance
Gospel music
Gospel (Black)
Religion
Religious music
Singers
Shape note singers
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a_s1576_t80-114Recordings of the Great Gulf Coast Arts festival (Day Two)SoundFestivals
Special events
Music performance
Folklorists
Shape note singing
African Americans
Piano music
Blues (Music)
Piano music (Blues)
Singing
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Religious music
Fiddle music
Creek Indians
Pianists
Singers
Musicians
Fiddlers
Dancers
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a_s1576_05_c81-032Sacred music from the Drop on Down in Florida album (Sides 3 and 4)SoundSingers
Musicians
Shape note singers
African Americans
Gospel (Black)
Gospel music
Singing
Gospel songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Religious music
Religious songs
A capella singers
A capella singing
Choirs (music)
Choir singing
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