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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "A capella singing"
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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.

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Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project

Date
1978
Description
This audiocassette tape was composed of selections from field recordings for the North Florida Folklife Project and the Florida Record Project. Tracks 1-4 were featured on the Florida Folklife Program's compilation of African American musical traditions throughout Florida, Drop on Down in Florida.  The tracks by Moses Williams are copied from T78-321, recorded April 22, 1978; tracks by Richard Williams and family are copied from T78-328 & T78-329, recorded May 27, 1978; tracks by Brown & N. L. Williams are copied from T78-326, recorded May 28, 1978; "Trot Along, My Honey" copied from T78-322, recorded April 22, 1978; "Angel Band" copied from T78-350, recorded October 29, 1978; "Wade in the Water" copied from T78-318, recorded April 16, 1978.           
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Lucreaty Clark, Lucious Anderson & Mary Anderson interview

Lucreaty Clark, Lucious Anderson & Mary Anderson interview

Date
1980-09-22
Description
Clark, L. Anderson, and M. Anderson sing religious songs and talk about church, gospel music, funerals, and the palm-a needle game.
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Lucreaty Clark slide-tape presentation

Lucreaty Clark slide-tape presentation

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide-tape presentation entitled It Will Be Gone When I Am Gone about Clark and her white oak baskets. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created six audio and slide programs about Florida folklife for use by schools, libraries, and other organizations. Duplicate copies can be found in S 1576, box 38, tapes 1-3.
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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. 

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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.
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Willie Wright and Ted Brooks interview at the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Quartet Reunion

Willie Wright and Ted Brooks interview at the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Quartet Reunion

Date
1983-03-19
Description
Two audiocassettes. Gospel quartet rehearses "Standing Up for Jesus" and "It's Gonna Rain" in a practice session; Wright and Brooks discuss their birthplaces and playing with the Royal Harmony Four, a renowned gospel group, which sang throughout Florida and was headquartered in Jacksonville. They describe how they got involved in music in their youth and some of their favorite songs, like "Precious Lord, Take My Hand" and "Looka There Ain't She Pretty." On the first part of C83-54, Brooks discusses the group's favorite songs, like "Little Wooden Church on the Hill" and "The Gospel Train," and singing American folk songs and comic songs in church (such as "The Preacher and the Bear") in church performances. He also discusses singing songs about Casey Jones and John Henry and learning to read music later on in his career as a singer.
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Planning meeting for the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Reunion

Planning meeting for the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Reunion

Date
1981-06-11
Description
One audio cassette. The meeting includes practice sessions in which church members sing a variety of gospel songs including, "Yes, We're Going to Walk that Milky White Way," "If You are a Witness," "Talkin' About a Child that Do Love Jesus," "Woah, Children, Look Where Jesus Brought Me From," "We'll Understand It Better By and By," "When I've Gone the Last Mile," "Shame on You," "How Great Thou Art," and "We Need to Go Back to the Good Old Way."
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Stage III workshops at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Stage III workshops at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05-29
Description
Three audio cassettes. Workshops included gospel, bluegrass, and Junkanoos music.
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Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Reunion Performance

Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Reunion Performance

Date
1983-03-19
Description
Six audio cassettes. (Some of these concerts are also found on T83-213 through T83-216). Starling served as emcee. Recording of two concerts: 19 March 1983 (C83-132 through C83-134) and 20 March 1983 (C83-135 through C83-137). Images of the concert can be seen in S 1577, box 19, folders 94-96.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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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a_s1576_03_c80-001Compilation of recordings from the North Florida Folklife ProjectSoundMusic -- Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Rural blues
Diddley bows
Gospel music
Religious songs
Shape note singing
A capella singing
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
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a_s1576_05_c81-016Lucreaty Clark, Lucious Anderson & Mary Anderson interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Gospel music
African Americans
A capella singing
Religious songs
Games
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a_s1576_05_c81-018Lucreaty Clark slide-tape presentationSoundEducation
A capella singing
Basket making
Interviews
African Americans
Domestic arts
White oak baskets
Oral narratives
Field recordings
Religious songs
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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_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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a_s1576_09_c83-053Willie Wright and Ted Brooks interview at the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Quartet ReunionSoundField recordings
Interviews
African Americans
Oral narratives
Gospel quartets
Gospel music
Religious songs
Music--Performance
Gospel songs
Religious songs
A capella singing
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a_s1576_09_c83-055Planning meeting for the Triumphant Gospel Singers Association ReunionSoundField recordings
Meetings
African Americans
Music rehearsals
Gospel music
Religious music
Music -- Performance
Gospel songs
Religious songs
A capella singing
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a_s1576_11_c83-115Stage III workshops at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalSoundMusicians
Pianists
Choruses
Guitarist
Bands (Music)
Folklore revival festivals
African Americans
Musical groups
Music performance
Performing arts
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religious music
Religious songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Spiritual music
Prayers
Bluegrass music
Folk singers
Guitar music
Singing
Old time music
String bands
Stringband music
Workshops (Adult education)
Bluegrass musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_11_c83-132Triumphant Gospel Singers Association Reunion PerformanceSoundConcerts
African Americans
Musical groups
Music performance
Performing arts
Gospel (Black)
A capella singers
A capella singing
Gospel songs
Gospel music
Religious music
Religious songs
Spirituals (Songs)
Spiritual music
Prayers
Musicians
Singers
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