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A different sort of church music

Many thanks to Jeffrey Overstreet for posting a link to a remarkable little documentary called Awake My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp.

The film, made by Matt and Erica Hinton, details the history of a little known form of a capella church music/singing borne in the rural American south. And, thanks to Pitchfork, you can see it for free! But only for a few days, so hurry!

It’s supremely interesting.

Imagine if that is how we sang in our churches….

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