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A sacred feast : reflections on sacred harp singing and dinner on the ground

Author: Kathryn Eastburn
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Series: At table series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some have called Sacred Harp singing America?s earliest music. This powerful nondenominational religious singing, part of a deeply held Southern culture, has spread throughout the nation over the past two centuries. In A Sacred Feast, Kathryn Eastburn journeys into the community of Sacred Harp singers across the country and introduces readers to the curious glories of a tradition that is practiced today just as it  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Eastburn
ISBN: 9780803218314 0803218311 9780803248632 0803248636
OCLC Number: 163605395
Description: xxiii, 166 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction1. Southwest Texas2. Birmingham3. Henagar4. Out West: Seattle, Boulder and Colorado Springs5. Hoboken6. Benton to BirminghamEpilogueAppendixWorks Cited
Series Title: At table series.
Responsibility: Kathryn Eastburn.
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Sacred Harp singing is a powerful nondenominational religious singing. This book introduces readers to the curious glories of this tradition.  Read more...

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"A wonderful, well-written description of twenty-first-century Sacred Harp singing from coast to coast through the eyes of a first-generation Sacred Harp singer. Marvelous recipes!"-Amanda Denson Read more...

 
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