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, May 2018

orphan girlSinging from The Sacred Harp, Denson 1991 (SH) and Cooper 2012 (CB) Revisions, and from The Shenandoah Harmony (ShH). Amuse yourself by spotting the perverse Mother’s Day selection.

Present: Stefani, Lynn, Sara, Sarah, Colman, Terry R., Nancy B. (back at last!), Elsa, Alice B., Alice W., Carol, Mary Jane, Patrick Q., Kevin D., Molly, Myles, nbm. New: Abigail.

SH 59 HOLY MANNA nbm
SH 159 WONDROUS LOVE Kevin
SH 312b RESTORATION (2nd) Lynn
SH 569b SACRED THRONE Terry R
SH 42 CLAMANDA Nancy B
CB 138t SONG TO THE LAMB Stefani
ShH 116 EDEN OF LOVE Sara
ShH 373 WEEPING MARY Elsa
CB 38t SESSIONS Sarah
ShH 3b NORTH CAROLINA nbm
CB 39 EDEN OF LOVE Jon
SH 106 ECSTASY Kevin
ShH 374t MARTYRS Molly
SH 324 NORTHPORT Lynn
ShH 422 WE’LL GO ON Alice B
ShH 161 HARVEST HYMN Terry
ShH 12b STROUDWATER Colman
ShH 15 CONVERSE Nancy B
CB 482 AMAZING LOVE Stefani
ShH 170 AMBOY Sara
ShH 270 TENDER-HEARTED CHRISTIAN Elsa
CB 506 THE ORPHAN GIRL Jon
CB 269 NIGHTFALL nbm
CB 492 THE POOR, WAYFARING STRANGER Alice W.
ShH 81 THE SHEPHERD’S STAR Patrick

BREAK

Callback: SH 89 CHURCH’S DESOLATION nbm
CB 393 I’M WANDERING TO & Carol
SH 84 AMSTERDAM Mary Jane
CB 486 NO NIGHT ON THAT GOLDEN Alice B.
SH 430 ARBACOOCHEE Kevin
ShH 363 CONSTRAINED BY LOVE Patrick
SH 155 NORTHFIELD Lynn
ShH 200 ATTENTION Molly
SH 193 HUNTINGTON Terry
ShH 195 HUDSON VALLEY Myles
ShH 310 WIGAN Nancy
ShH 76b MOUNT WATSON Stefani
ShH 218t REDEEMING GRACE Sara
ShH 243 BALM IN GILEAD Elsa
ShH 403b HICKS’ FAREWELL Alice B
CB 95t FAIRWELL, VAIN WORLD Jon
ShH 21 TENDER THOUGHT nbm
ShH 205 MARION Alice W
CB 524 MY HOME ABOVE Carol
ShH 22b PSALM 30 Patrick
ShH 76t DOOMSDAY Molly
ShH 60b IN EVIL LONG Myles

Total songs: 47
SH: 12
CB: 11
ShH: 24

 

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