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Alabama Arts Radio Series - Capital City Four-Book Shape-Note Singing


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This program gives a short history of the Sacred Harp and includes music from four Alabama based shape-note singing books, the Denson and Cooper revisions of The Sacred Harp, The Christian Harmony and The Colored Sacred Harp.

On July 21st, 2016 the 30th Annual Capital City Four-Book Shapenote Singing, located at the Loeb Center in Old Alabama Town (corner of south McDonough and Columbus streets) Montgomery, will take place starting at 9:30 am and continue until 3 pm. The event is open to the public.

This special radio series will air every Tuesday at 8:30 to 9:00 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 

This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

Listen first hand using the link below.

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