More Useful or Interesting Shaped Note Sites
has information and directions for Sacred Harp and Christian Harmony
singings. (If your singing isn't listed or needs updating,
click the ‘Submit’ button!)
The “Bremen Robots” (Germany) do Christian Harmony (2010), in English:
The parts are separated and can be listened to individually. Strange sound. Great for practicing.
Robert Kelley, Rachel Hall and Rebekah Logan have created online
“Indexes for All Editions of William Walker's Christian Harmony”
(by Tune Name, Composer, Meter, and more):
The most comprehensive site on the net for all things shape note, with
a heavy Sacred Harp slant:
Martha Beverly's Photo Albums on Flickr:
The site for Quay Smathers Singing School:
In November 2015, William Walker's 1873 Christian Harmony was republished as a (almost) facsimile edition. See
Don Wiley found this link to Jesse Aikin's ‘The Christian Minstrel’
Don also found ‘The Easy Instructor’ as a downloadable PDF file
Ken George suggests this as a great site for recorded singings:
New Harp sites:
The official website for ‘New Harp of Columbia’
October 2017: Andrew Whaley has created a Facebook page and group.
A link suggested by Lee Craig: CCEL.org has a .pdf of the entire Southern
Harmony available for download and a bunch of recordings from the Big
An article by Dr. John G. Hollingsworth on Shape Note Singing—Christian
Harmony in Newton County, Mississippi
Where Scott got his book rebound; very reasonable prices:
Many field recordings, mostly Sacred Harp but fun to download, sing with,
The Sacred Harp Composer Index, massaged and sent by Robert Kelley. Thanks for this, it's quite helpful.
Note: very small print, so it fits on one printed page. A PDF file.
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