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Sacred Harp Singing Workshop with Gregory Corbino (March)

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ArtYard

62a Trenton Avenue

Frenchtown, NJ 08825

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Saturday, March 23rd - Sunday, March 24th, 2019

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This listing is for the March workshop.
For the April workshop, please click here.
For the singing and potluck event in May, please click here.
You can learn more about Sacred Harp Singing on our website.
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This weekend will offer a step by step introduction to the sacred harp, the how what and who of Shape Note Singing. Beginners are encouraged to attend this workshop. No previous singing experience is necessary. The schedule below gives you an idea about the format of the workshop. We might need to make slight changes/adjustments later on.

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Saturday, March 23rd
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10 am: Warm up Singing, Introductions and workshop schedule

10:30 am: Sacred Harp History: The Who, where, why and what of sacred harp.

11:00 am: Rudiments of Music I

-In this session, participants will learn the basic FA SO LA scale and begin to practice interval singing with sacred harp vocal tone, we will sing exercises that strengthen the understanding of the relationship between shapes. Ex: The Young Convert

12:00 -1:00 pm: Lunch Break

1:00 -3:00 pm: Rudiments of Music II: Singing in Unison

-In this session we will work on sacred harp songs that focus parallel rhythm, Ex: Poland, Wonderous Love, Idumea, White

3:00 - 3:30 pm: Break

3:30 - 5:00 pm: Rudiments of Music III: Singing in Fugue

-In this session we will work on Sacred harp Music that focuses on Fugue, singing in different rhythms, and challenge listening and singing as a group ex: Odem, Calvary, Morning, Cowper, Peace and Joy

5:00 pm: Break

5:15 - 6:00 pm: Rudiments of music IV: Sight Singing

-In this workshop we will put our sacred harp skills to the test, and practice sight singing, closing with an easy and fun round

6:00 pm: End

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Sunday, March 24th
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10:00 am: Warm up, Georgian polyphonic song

10:30 am: Rudiments of Music IV: Leading, Calling, and Pitching

-In this segment, participants will understand the technique of how to lead sacred harp music, how to pitch songs, and how to bring in and cut off a group of singers.

-Leading, and pitching games

11:00-12:30 pm: Open Sing

1:00-2:00 pm: Potluck Lunch

2:00-3:30 pm: Open Sing

3:30 pm: Conclusions, questions, and final song

4:00 pm: End


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