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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Shape note singing"
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<em>Drop on Down in Florida</em> pre-master

Drop on Down in Florida pre-master

Date
1980-06
Description
One audio cassette. A duplicate copy can be found on C80-19. This is an unmixed, pre-master third-generation recording of field recordings conducted between 1978 and 1980 from the Florida Record Project. That project, along with work for the North Florida Folklife Project, resulted in Drop on Down in Florida, an exploration of African American musical traditions in Florida.  Tape is in very poor condition and cannot be reproduced.
Collection
Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church

Date
1994-01-30
Description
Twenty color slides. This church was first visited by the Florida Folklife Program back in the late 1970s as part of the North Florida Folklife Project. The members sing in the shaped note singing tradition.
Collection
Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record Project

Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record Project

Date
1978-05-10
Description
One audio cassette. Williams, Ella, and Lilly were recorded in Newberry on 27 May 1978; Brown was recorded in St. Petersburg on 10 May 1978; and the shape note singers were recorded in Crestview on 18 May 1980. (For the full recording of the shape note singers, see S 1576, reels T83-82 through T83-85.) These were 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, an exploration of African American musical styles in Florida.
Collection
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.           
Collection
Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordings

Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordings

Date
1980-12-03
Description
Three reel to reels. These were copies of the master tapes (see T80-123 and T8-124) for the Florida Folklife Program album, Drop on Down in Florida, a double album comprised of field recordings from the North Florida Folklife Project and those made specifically for this album. The album featured African American musical traditions throughout Florida. For more selections by these artists, see the original field recordings.
Collection
Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 Years

Date
1953
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Also copied onto audio cassette C83-98) A recording of the 25th anniversary album produced by the FFP staff in honor of the Florida Folk Festival, covering 1952 - 1977. Released in 1981, the album was culled from the recordings of the Florida Folk Festivals found in S 1576. See notes in S 1579, box 1, folder: 'T83-117 through T83-120' for which reels these selections were copied from.
Collection
David Lee at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance Stage

David Lee at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance Stage

Date
2000-05-28
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Lee led sacred harp singing in tribute to his uncle, Silas Lee.
Collection
David Lee singing school at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance Stage

David Lee singing school at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance Stage

Date
2000-05-28
Description

Lee, from Hoboken, Ga., conducts a singing school, teaching participants shape note singing and songs from The Sacred Harp. He explains the history of shape note singing and The Sacred Harp in the Okefenokee region, indicating that singers learned to sing through aural transmission, passed down from generation to generation. Lee describes the four shapes (fa, sol, la, mi) and how they correspond to the major scale, followed by a demonstration. After clarifying how singers keep time and stay on beat, he explains how beats can be grouped together in common, compound, or triple time. As a synthesis of the lesson, Lee leads the class in tunes from The Sacred Harp, Revised Cooper Edition. There is digital distortion due to tape corruption on "Florida."

Collection
Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective album

Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective album

Date
1981
Description
One audio cassette. An early, longer version of the album that became Florida Folk Festival: The First 25 Years (1953-1977), produced by the Florida Folklife Program. For the complete album, see T83-135 and C83-93.
Collection
Florida Folklife slide-tape presentation

Florida Folklife slide-tape presentation

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. An educational audio and slide program about Florida folklife. 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. Copied onto reels T83-138 and T80-49.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_03_c80-018<em>Drop on Down in Florida</em> pre-masterSoundMusic--Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Guitar music
Blues (Music)
Religious music
Religious songs
Musical tradition, sacred
Gospel music
Gospel songs
Gospel (Black)
Blues singers
Spirituals (Songs)
Church services
Prayer
Sound recordings
Shape note singing
Churches
Diddly bow
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Bethlehem Primitive Baptist ChurchBethlehem Primitive Baptist ChurchStill ImageFieldwork
Community culture
Community rites
Shape note singing
Musical tradition, sacred
Painting
Churches
Wooden churches
Church buildings
Church architecture
Church attendance
Baptist church buildings
Primitive Baptists
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a_s1576_04_c80-021Compilation of recordings by the Williams Family & Johnny Brown from the Florida Record ProjectSoundMusic -- Performance
Field recordings
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Shape note singing
Gospel music
Religious songs
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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_t81-025Copy of the Drop On Down in Florida album master recordingsSoundMusicians
Singers
Guitarist
Choruses
Music performance
Fieldwork
African Americans
Blues (Music)
Blues singers
Guitar music
Diddly bow
Choir singing
Choirs (music)
Gospel (Black)
Gospel songs
Religious music
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Audiotape recordings
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a_s1576_t83-135Copy of the phonographic album: Florida Folk Festival -- the First 25 YearsSoundShape note singers
Musicians
Guitarist
Singers
Sound recordings
Music performance
African Americans
Czechoslovakian Americans
Tall tales
Guitar music
Gospel (Black)
Musical tradition, sacred
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Storytellers
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a_s1576_84_d00-036aDavid Lee at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance StageSoundFolk festivals
Florida Folk Festival
Music -- Performance
Religious songs
Shape note singing
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
A capella singing
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a_s1576_84_d00-035bDavid Lee singing school at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival Folklife Performance and Dance StagesoundA capella singing
Florida Folk Festival
Folk festivals
Music -- Performance
Religious songs
Shape note singing
Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision
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a_s1576_05_c81-024Early version of Florida Folk Festival retrospective albumSoundMusic -- Performance
African Americans
Tall tales
Gospel music
Shape note singing
Storytelling
Seminole Indians
Folk festivals
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a_s1576_05_c81-017Florida Folklife slide-tape presentationSoundEducation
Interviews
Basket making
Field recordings
Religious songs
African Americans
Whips
Shape note singing
Blues (Music)
Diddley bows
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