First observe of how many Notes compass the Tune is. Next, the place of your first Note; and how many Notes above & below that: so as you may begin the Tune of your first Note as the rest may be sung in the compass of your and the peoples voices, without Squeaking above, or Grumbling below.

Brooklyn Shapenote Singing, September 11, 2016 — notes

Singing from The Sacred Harp, Denson 1991 and Cooper 2012 (CB) Revisions, and from The Shenandoah Harmony (ShH), and from other four-shape sources.
Apologies for the delay! My excuse is that we — well, I — moved immediately into thinking about the All-Day Singing the next weekend . . . .

Want to brush up on some worthy but difficult songs we sang last month? Look at ShH 194, 225, and 398.

We collected $26 and I’ll deliver a combined gift to the church this week. Present: Sam, Leon, Terry, Gwen, Paul, Douglas, Jon, Carol, Alice W., Gedney, Asa, Jasmine, Jamie, Charles, Abby, nbm. New: Stephanie, Michael, Anna, Emily.

29t FAIRFIELD    nbm
176 BLOOMING YOUTH    Paul
31t NINETY-THIRD PSALM    Sam
29b TRIBULATION    Leon
CB 30t ROCHESTER    Terry
32t CORINTH    Gwen
42 CLAMANDA    nbm
CB 175b STAR IN THE EAST    Jon
333 FAMILY CIRCLE    Carol
ShH ???    Paul
CB 362 THE LORD’S PROMISE    Terry
ShH 104t TIME IS WINGING US AWAY    Gwen
CB 391 THE ROYAL INVITATION    Jon
ShH 429 SYMYADDA    nbm
CB 384 LONGING FOR HEAVEN    Douglas
CB 392 LITTLE PILGRIM    Carol
CB 312 SING TO ME OF HEAVEN    Paul
ShH 264t ANIMATION    Jamie
45t NEW BRITAIN    Alice W.
CB 38t SESSIONS    Asa
83t VALE OF SORROW    Gedney
ShH 270 TENDER HEARTED CHRISTIAN    Sam
352 SWANTON    Leon
CB 336b HAW RIDGE    Terry
ShH 264b MILLBROOK    Gwen
159 WONDROUS LOVE    Anna

BREAK

Callback:ShH 147 RIVER OF
JORDAN    nbm­
CB 465 TRUSTING    Jon
CB 559 WILL YOU MEET ME    nbm
ShH 225 SURPRISE    Douglas
CB 106 ECSTASY    Carol
CB 348t HAPPY LAND    Paul
CB 54t PALMETTO    Jamie
479 CHESTER    Alice
411 MORNING PRAYER    Asa
74b KING OF PEACE    Gedney
ShH 398 ELECTION HYMN    Jamie
475 A THANKFUL HEART    Leon
CB 516 TALLAHASSEE    Terry
ShH 112 BETTER DAYS COMING    Gwen
ShH 217 JUNIATA    Jon
ShH 21 TENDER THOUGHT    nbm
CB 220 MOUNT ZION    Douglas
84 AMSTERDAM    Alice
512 THE SPIRIT SHALL RETURN    Asa
203 FLORIDA    Charles
ShH 194 DESPAIR    Jamie
507 SERMON ON THE MOUNT    Leon
ShH 404t PARADISE    Sam
344 RAINBOW    Gedney
336 ETERNAL HOME    Anna
CB 587 NEARER MY GOD TO THEE    Jon

Total songs:  52
SH: 21
CB: 17
ShH: 14

Mary Ellen wasn’t here to call RIVER OF JORDAN so I got to use it as the callback. Terry called ROCHESTER as he often does. Other duplicates from August  include SH 31t, 84, 312, and 354b, and ShH 404t.

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