You will not need a lot of equipment to sing shape note music, but sometimes you will want some information. Maybe you want know how to mark time while you are singing. It will not be long before you want to choose a song and lead your friends through the singing. Bless you if you also feel inclined to help find a pitch for the songs. Blessings to your regardless.
This resource page can be a source for this information that you seek.
We will develop some of our own resources, but at present we will feature links to resources that wonderful people in the shape note community have provided. Eventually we will have so many resources that will organize them, but not yet.
First of all, we like extra verses for songs that we sing from The Sacred Harp.
- Extra Sacred Harp Verses
- From the grandmammy of all shape note website, fasola.org, there is an index to songs by the meter of their poetry.
- The folks at fasola.org also provide a SacredHarpConcordance2007 to The Sacred Harp for free