Old Harp Singing

Old Harp Singing

produced by Moses Asch, 1905-1986 (Folkways Records, 1951), 24 mins

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Field of Interest
American Music
Description
The seventeen singers featured on this album hail from the valleys of eastern Tennessee around Sevierville and Maryville, where they sing songs from the famous shape note collection The Harp of Columbia, which was first published in 1848. Extensive liner notes include several reproductions of hymns from The Harp.
Content Type
Music recording
Duration
24 mins
Format
Audio
Sub Genre
Sacred, American Folk
Label
Folkways Records
Producer
Moses Asch, 1905-1986
Release Date
1951
Subject
American Music, World Music, Music & Performing Arts, American Studies, American Folk Music, United States and Canada, Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá, United States
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Música Folklórica Norteamericana, Folk Music Norte-Americana, Estados Unidos y Canadá, Estados Unidos e Canadá

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