The Alabama Sacred Harp Convention

White Spirituals from the Sacred Harp

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The polyphonic shape-note tradition provides what is surely some of the world's most beautiful folk choral singing. This continuously stunning collection, recorded by Alan Lomax at the Alabama Sacred Harp Convention in 1959, is enriched by his historical and musical notes.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 1:52
2 1:08
3
2:08
4 3:15
5 1:25
6 2:51
7
1:49
8
2:43
9 2:16
10
0:58
11
1:51
12 2:19
13 1:41
14
2:23
15 1:40
16 2:09
17 1:46
18
0:34
19 1:44
20 1:55
21
1:18
22 1:55
23
1:33
24 2:06
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