The Shapenote Event pages formerly hosted here have moved to a new site;
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Other shapenote information such as flyers, memorial pages, historical photography, and notes on the various systems, have moved to RisingDove.org
Resources for shapenote books and recordings will remain at RisingDove.com for the
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 shapenotes.com. Please respect the copyright.
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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."
The Aiken Seven-Shape system
The 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
Sacred Harp Concordance
The Southern Harmony
shapenote.net - Berkeley Moore's updated song list
U K Shape-Note