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Author Steel, David Warren

Title The makers of the sacred harp / David Warren Steel with Richard H. Hulan

Publ Info Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2010]
 PC  ML3111 .S75 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  ML3111 .S75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 321 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Music in American life
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-298) and index
Contents The origins of the Sacred Harp -- The Chattahoochee Valley -- The westward migration -- The Sacred Harp and the Civil War -- Musical families -- Professions and occupations -- Teachers and tradition -- The styles of Sacred Harp music -- Frontiers of the American hymn ; Sketches of selected poets and hymn writers / Richard H. Hulan -- Biographical sketches of the composers -- Sacred Harp composers, arranged by birth date -- The songs of the Sacred Harp -- Sources for the songs
LC subject Sacred harp
Hymns, English -- Southern States -- History and criticism
Church music -- Southern States
Shape-note singing
Add Author Hulan, Richard H
ISBN 9780252035678 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252035674 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077609 (pbk. : alk. paper)