Shaped Note Singing

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Shaped Note Singers Meet

What: Monthly Shaped Note Singing, mostly from The Sacred Harp (but not entirely)
Where: Downey House Lounge, corner of High and Court Sts., Middletown CT
When: Sunday Oct 7, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Bring a dish to share! Potluck follows the singing.

All are welcome! Organized by Neely Bruce. Contact Neely (nbruce@wesleyan.edu) for further information or directions.

Shape notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational and community singing. The notation, introduced in 1801, became a popular teaching device in American singing schools. Shapes were added to the note heads in written music to help singers find pitches within major and minor scales without the use of more complex information found in key signatures on the staff.

Date:  Oct 7 2012 Time:  04:00:pm Image 1: 


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