Recording of the Pleasant Grove Mid-Union Seven Shape Note Singing Convention

238638
Date
1980-05-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. 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 traditi...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-87

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