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August 30th, 2015
Episode 1811 of 3777 episodes
There are no harps in Sacred Harp singing; in fact no instruments at all, just the raw power of the voice in search of spirit. A tradition of Protestant folk-hymn singing using shape-notes that’s survived in America’s Deep South for more than 200 years, Sacred Harp singing is undergoing a world-wide revival and will be showcased at this year’s Sydney Sacred Music Festival.