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Waterville – Shape Note Singing
December 13, 2015, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Singing is primarily from the The Sacred Harp, a shapenote tunebook that has been in continuous publication with periodic revisions since 1844. The music consists of hymns, fuging tunes, anthems, and other songs in a style rooted in Colonial New England, popular in Maine up until the Civil War and in areas of the rural South and West up to the present day; First Baptist Church, 1 Park Street, Waterville, Maine 04901. 2-5 p.m.; The singing is a free, participatory event, not a performance; FMI call 332-2021 or send e-mail [email protected] or go to http://www.maineshapenotesinging.org/