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More Shapenote Resources on the Web

"A Shape-Notes Singing Lesson," Smithsonian in your Classroom, October 2000. This is a .pdf file. Many of the photographs and graphics are by shapenote singer Miriam A. Kilmer.
"Shape Note Singing: An American Tradition with Kodály Applications"; Daniel C. Johnson. From the Kodály Envoy, fall 2008, vol.35, no. 1. Copyright © 2008 OAKE: The Organization of American Kodály Educators. Used with permission. No further use without written permission from OAKE.
This is a .pdf file. Sincere thanks to Daniel C. Johnson and to Beth Pontiff, editor of the Kodály Envoy, for their kind permission to publish this article on Please respect the copyright. contact customer service Contact customer service for assistance in contacting OAKE for permission to reproduce it further.

The Sacred Harp complete online 1860 edition in the form of JPG images!
White, B.F.
The Sacred Harp, A Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Odes, and Anthems, Selected from the Most Eminent Authors... Philadelphia: S.C. Collins, 1860. "New and improved and much enlarged [third] edition."
Aiken Seven-Shape system
West Gallery Music
Sacred Harp in Georgia: Wiregrass Ways Radio Archives
These are text-only scripts of "Pulse of the Planet" radio broadcasts:

Search for Lyrics from The Sacred Harp (1991 Edition)
Sacred Harp Concordance
The Southern Harmony - Berkeley Moore's updated song list
U K Shape-Note

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