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Original sacred harp, Denson revision

Original sacred harp, Denson revision

the best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes, and anthems ever offered the singing public for general use.

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Published by Sacred Harp Pub. Co. in Cullman, Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tune-books.,
  • Hymns, English.,
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe sacred harp
    ContributionsWhite, B. F. 1800-1879., King, E. J., Denson, Thomas J., 1863-1935, Denson, Paine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsM2117W59 S3 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination573 p. :
    Number of Pages573
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20923465M

    In they purchased the rights to the J. S. James Sacred Harp and began a revision of it. This revision, known as the Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision), was published in Thomas J. Denson was a popular singing school professor and taught singing schools from Georgia to Texas. Some claim that he taught more Sacred Harp singers. The "Cooper Book" is a revision descended from the original Sacred Harp tunebook and compiled, initially in , by a different circle of singers from those who produced the Denson and Editions described above. It has been traditionally used in the Florida panhandle, the southern regions of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, and in Texas.

      Singing from The Sacred Harp, Denson Revision (shape note hymn book). Recorded live at the Calvary Campus in Letcher, Kentucky on Aug . results for sacred harp book. Save this search. 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D U J 0 F J. Over $ - apply Price filter. S P O N S O 4 R 2 V O R E D 5 G T U 6 J. Original Sacred Harp: (Denson Revision) [Standard Melodies] The Best Colle. Pre-Owned. $ or Best Offer +$ shipping. Watch. Annual Sacred Harp Singings

    About the Indexes. Use these indexes to explore the poetry in The Sacred Harp, Edition.. The word index is published in book form as The Sacred Harp Concordance. James supervised the revision and was head over a revision committee appointed by the United Sacred Harp Musical Association. This edition continued a tradition that stemmed from B. F. White's own time and in turn was extended in the so-called "Denson" revisions, which form the basis of the Edition, now the most widely used Sacred Harp volume.


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Original Sacred Harp: The Best Collection of Sacred Songs, Hymns, Odes, and Anthems Ever Offered the Singing Public for General use, Denson Revision, Edition Hardcover – January 1, by Huge McGraw (Author)4/5(1). The Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The best collection of sacred songs, hymns, odes and anthems ever offered the singing public for the general use.

Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision Edition) Ed. by Hugh McGraw, Et Al. White, Benjamin Franklin [ - ] Published by Sacred Harp Publishing Co.

The Denson Book. Officially titled The Sacred Harp, edition (with the word "edition" on the outer cover replaced by the word "revision" on the inside title page). The most common nationwide nickname for this book is "Denson book." The reason for the nickname derives from the history of the book.

The Denson Edition of The Sacred Harp ()—the "Denson Book" as it is generally called—is the most widely used of the hardback "old song" books used at shape-note congregational singings in churches throughout Alabama. Howard Denson was the first president of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company.

A member of the revision committee of the Original Sacred Harp: Denson Revision he composed the song "Homeward Bound" (p. in The Sacred Harp). Revision of The Sacred Harp Approved The Board of Directors of the Sacred Harp Publishing Company has approved a revision of The Sacred Harp.

The book has been revised every generation since its first publication in and has always included the music of living composers. The articles on the Sacred Harp revision state that this songbook follows the living tradition from the last century with four voices on most of the songs and a handful of new tunes.

These "modern" features don't alter the total impression of a true "Old Time Religion" by:   Editor’s note: Raymond C. Hamrick wrote this previously unpublished article on the revision and publication of The Sacred Harp: Edition in August of He hoped that the essay—the first on the revision of any edition of The Sacred Harp written by a music committee member—could be useful to members of a future committee tasked with revising the songbook.

In the lineage of Sacred Harp editions, it is a descendent of the tunebook The Sacred Harp by B.F. White and E. King and the revision called Original Sacred Harp compiled by Joseph S.

James. More immediately it is a revision of, and successor to, the Original Sacred Harp: Denson Revision (). To compile the Edition, a music committee of prominent Sacred Harp singers chaired by. This revision, known as the Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision), was published in Both died before its publication and Paine Denson, Thomas J.'s son, saw the "Denson" edition of the Sacred Harp through to completion.

This index contains the lyrics of all songs in The B. White Sacred Harp (Cooper Revision). You may look up any song by title, page number, first line, composer, poet, or meter. You may also look up words or verses using the word index.

Please Note: The word index is still under construction. *The word index is currently not available for the songs on page and above. The Original Sacred Harp: Denson Revision, Edition,1 produced by an august music committee consisting of A.

Cagle (chairman), H. McGraw, T. McGraw, Elmer Kitchens, Hugh McGraw, and Ruth Denson Edwards and edited by Owel Denson, is remembered today partly as the subject of extramusical anecdotes. Singers were displeased to find the ink of its cover rubbing off onto.

The Sacred Harp, Edition This is the most popular shape-note tunebook in use today for a cappella singing of religious music, mostly of early American origin, in four-part harmony.

Singing from this book and other Sacred Harp editions is Sacred Harp singing. The Edition (the successor to the Denson Revision) is the more widely used of two major editions of The Sacred Harp in use. This revision, known as the Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision), was published in Thomas J.

Denson was a popular singing school professor and taught singing schools from Georgia to Texas. Some claim that he taught more Sacred Harp singers than any other man. He was affectionately known to many as "Uncle Tom.".

Thomas J. Denson established the Sacred Harp Publishing Company, which published The Original Sacred Harp (Denson Revision) in The edition of The Sacred Harp was produced with an editorial committee headed by Hugh McGraw () of Bremen, where the Sacred Harp Publishing Company is now located.

This book is the choice among singers in. Paine Denson Thomas Denson's son Paine and a committee of singers saw The Original Sacred Harp, Denson Revision through to publication in (Despite many changes, the edition is often called the Denson book.) This edition includes an essay on the rudiments of music and pages of hymns, anthems, canons (rounds), rhymed psalms, and folk tunes with new, religious words.

Original Sacred Harp, Denson Revision () A revision of the "James book" was compiled by Thomas J. Denson and his son in under the title "Original Sacred Harp" (Denson Revision). This edition was reportedly the most popular version of The Sacred Harp. Misc. Notes This edition of the Sacred Harp was the fore-runner of the Denson edition (the direct ancestor of the current edition).

It is famous for its "cheese notes" (see notes to song No, top, for explanation), some of which contain errors (for example attributions to Chopin rather than Chapin, and Sir John Stevenson rather than Joseph Stephenson of Poole)Composer: Various.

“Coston” (p.Original Sacred Harp: Denson Revision). T. J. Denson wrote this song in honor of W. T. Coston.Indexes. Many singers have created helpful online indexes to Sacred Harp and shape note books. Indexes to The Sacred Harp, Edition (Denson Revision).

Main: Words to all songs, with indexes by song number, title, first line, words/phrases, poets, composers, meters, plus statistics and a concordance; Chronological by Duncan Vinson; Time Signatures, by Berkley Moore.