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first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell The Cultural Arts Studio is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. “I’m excited to have this opportunity to extend my horizons and learn about a unique music culture. The fact that shape note singing is practiced in our area and having two great groups that are part of our community on the program is very exciting. I’m looking forward to celebrating this music in the spirit of the New Harmonies roots music series.” The roots music concert series at the Stephens Gazebo is held in conjunction with theNew Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music Smithsonian traveling exhibition at the Cultural Arts Studio. The exhibit runs through Nov. 11. The concerts on the square and the New Harmonies exhibition are free and open to the public. Print Article Skip Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Email the author Book Nook to reopen You Might Like TCS Foundation awards grants RYAN CHARLES The Troy City Schools Education Foundation has awarded $14,623 for a variety of programs in Troy schools for… read more “Shape notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational singing,” said Shadron Graham, administrative assistant of the sponsoring Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center. “Shape notes of various kinds have been used for more than two centuries in a variety of sacred music traditions practiced primarily in the Southern region of the United States.” Graham said the idea behind shape notes is that the parts of a vocal work can be learned more quickly and easily if the music is printed in shapes that match up with the syllables with which the notes of the musical scale are sung.Richard Metzger, Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center executive director, said he has never had the opportunity to hear Sacred Harp singing.“I’m looking forward to hearing singing that is an art form that is probably underserved,” he said. Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sacred Harp singing at Gazebo today Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content The New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music Concerts at the Gazebo series will continue with Scared Harp Singing at 5:15 today on the square in downtown Troy.The featured groups will be Willie Felton and Company and Stanley Smith and Company.Sacred Harp singing is also called shape note singing. The groups will entertain with both the four and seven note systems. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img

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