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Cultural Activities - Music - Hymns/Hymnals

Jackson, George P. White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands: The Story of Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Singings, and "Buckwheat Notes". Hatboro, Penn.: Folklore Associates, 1964 reprint of the 1933 ed. xiii, 444p.: illus., music. Bibliography: p. 434-436.

1. Shaped note music. 2. Hymns. 3. Davisson, Ananias, 1780-1857. 4. Singers Glen - History. 5. Funk, Joseph, 1777-1862. 6. Showalter, Anthony J., 1858-1924. 7. Kieffer, Aldine S., 1840-1904. 8. Holsinger, George B., 1857-1908. 9. Showalter, J. Henry, 1864-1947. 10. Musical Million. 11. Virginia Normal Music School.
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Jackson, George P. White Spirituals in the Southern Uplands: The Story of the Fasola Folk, Their Songs, Sings, and "Buckwheat Notes". Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1933. xv, 444p.: illus., music. Bibliography: p. 434-436.
This scholarly work contains a lot of information on shaped note music and its writers including Joseph Funk and Ananias Davisson. Singers Glen is noted along with Aldine Kieffer, Anthony Showalter, The Musical Million (periodical), and the Virginia Normal Music School at Dayton. Pictures with Rockingham County themes include the title pages from Davisson's and Funk's first known works, Funk's print shop in Singers Glen, the tombstones of Davisson and Funk, Aldine Kieffer, Anthony J. Showalter, Weaver's Mennonite Church, J. Henry Showalter, and George B. Holsinger.
1. Shaped note music. 2. Hymns. 3. Davisson, Ananias, 1780-1857. 4. Singers Glen - History. 5. Funk, Joseph, 1777-1862. 6. Showalter, Anthony J., 1858-1924. 7. Kieffer, Aldine S., 1840-1904. 8. Holsinger, George B., 1857-1908. 9. Showalter, J. Henry, 1864-1947. 10. Musical Million. 11. Virginia Normal Music School.
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Myers, Ralph. Mennonite Hymn Writers. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: [Eastern Mennonite College], 1969. various pagings. Bibliography: p. (final page).
Typescript copy. A term paper done at Eastern Mennonite University. Myers presents brief sketches of nine hymn writers. Writers having Rockingham County connections are John D. Brunk, John S. Coffman, and Christian H. Brunk.
1. Hymn writers. 2. Music - Mennonite Church. 3. Mennonite Church - Music. 4. Brunk, John D., 1872-1926. 5. Coffman, John S., 1848-1899. 6. Brunk, Christian H., 1845-1921.
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