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The Makers of the Sacred Harp

  • Author: Hulan, Richard
  • Author: Steel, David Warren
Hymnologists and sacred harp singers will delight in this book. Highly recommended

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$32.00

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Contents

  • List of Illustrations ix
  • Introduction xi
  • David Warren Steel
  • PART ONE: THE BOOK
  • 1. The Origins of the Sacred Harp 3
  • 2. The Chattahoochee Valley 12
  • 3. The Westward Migration 14
  • 4. The Sacred Harp and the Civil War 16
  • 5. Musical Families 20
  • 6. Professions and Occupations 32
  • 7. Teachers and Tradition 36
  • 8. The Styles of Sacred Harp Music 39
  • PART TWO: THE WORDS
  • 9. Frontiers of the American Hymn 57 Richard H. Hulan 10. Sketches of Selected Poets and Hymn Writers 70 Richard H. Hulan
  • PART THREE: THE COMPOSERS
  • 11. Biographical Sketches of the Composers 81
  • 12. Sacred Harp Composers, Arranged by Birth Date 173
  • PART FOUR: THE SONGS
  • 13. The Songs of the Sacred Harp 179
  • 14. Sources for the Songs 247
  • Notes 257
  • Bibliography 263
  • Index 299