Tag: learning to sing when you can’t read

  • 12 Things I Enjoy About Sacred Harp Singing

    The wooden room resounded with sound as a half-hundred people stomped their feet and industriously pumped their arms to accompany their singing. We sang from “The Sacred Harp,” a hymnal first published in 1844, with lyrics pining for the Promised Land and glory beyond. Back then, church singing was usually unaccompanied, nothing but voices lifted…