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Sweet is the day : a Sacred Harp family portrait

Author: Erin Kellen; Jim Carnes; Wooten family.; Alabama Folklife Association.; Sacred Harp Video Project.
Publisher: [Alabama] : Alabama Folklife Association, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the Wootten family of Sand Mountain, Alabama, a group that continues the tradition of Sacred Harp singing, also known as shape note singing. Accompanying traditions such as dinner on the grounds and singing schools help the Woottens and others across the country preserve the 150 year old style of singing.
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Named Person: Wooten family.; Wooten family.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Kellen; Jim Carnes; Wooten family.; Alabama Folklife Association.; Sacred Harp Video Project.
OCLC Number: 47969519
Credits: Director of photography, Jonathan Hamilton ; editor, Robert F. Landau ; consultants, Syble Wootten Adams ... et al.
Performer(s): The Wootten family.
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min., 25 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide (44 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a production of the Sacred Harp Video Project ; produced by Erin Kellen ; directed by Jim Carnes.

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Presents the Wootten family of Sand Mountain, Alabama, a group that continues the tradition of Sacred Harp singing, also known as shape note singing. Accompanying traditions such as dinner on the grounds and singing schools help the Woottens and others across the country preserve the 150 year old style of singing.

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