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Sacred Harp Singing School and Community Singing/Potluck Luncheon
Singers and history buffs alike will thoroughly enjoy this annual event! Sacred Harp Singing, sometimes also called ‘"fa-so-la" or shape-note singing, involves singing parts without instrumental accompaniment. The repertoire includes psalms, fugues, odes, and anthems by the first American composers (1770-1810) as well as folk songs and revival hymns (1810-1860). It is a non-denominational community music event that emphasizes participation, not expertise.
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Both days free and open to the public, but advanced registration is required for participation in the singing school.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Sacred Harp Singing School: Friday, July 20, 10AM – 4PM
Community Singing and Potluck Luncheon: Saturday, July 21, 10AM – 4PM
Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA 30260