Hamburg Mennonite Church Harmonica Sacra All Day Sing, 1995

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title:
Hamburg Mennonite Church Harmonica Sacra All Day Sing
Collection No.:
SdArch 10
Date:
Extent:
2 audiocassettes, 5 cds, .004 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
Hamburg Mennonite Church Harmonia Sacra All Day Sing, August 6, 1995, is comprised of audiorecordings of a harmonia sacra hymn sing, held at the Old Hamburg Mennonite Church, on August 6, 1995.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Hamburg Mennonite Church Harmonia Sacra All Day Sing, August 6, 1995, SdArch 10, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Bio/Historical Note

The hymn sing was organized by the Harmonia Sacra Society, a non-profit organization in the Shenandoah Valley, dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of Joseph Funk, a Southern shaped-note hymnal publisher, singing school instructor, and publisher of the hymnal, "Harmonia Sacra." The recording was made by Raymond Brunk, founder of "Gospel Sunrise," an organization that distributes religious cassette tapes to truck stops.

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Scope and Content

The Hamburg Mennonite Church Harmonia Sacra All Day Sing, August 6, 1995, is comprised of two audiocassettes with a recording of a harmonia sacra hymn sing, held at the Old Hamburg Church in Luray, Virginia, on August 6, 1995. The hymn sing is held annually at the Old Hamburg Church on the first Sunday in August.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

Donor is unknown.

Processing Information

Recordings were cataloged at the item level in 1998; The descriptive metadata was compiled into a Finding Aid format in 2019. Audiocassettes were digitized by Kirsten Mlodynia, Digital Project Specialist at JMU Libraries in July 2018.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Subject

  • Mennonites -- Hymns
  • Shape note hymnals
  • Sacred vocal music

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
72nd Annual Hamburg Harmonia Sacra All Day Sing, Luray, Virginia, August 6, 1995
Original audiocassette #1, August 6, 1995 Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA009-CS-001
Original audiocassette #2, August 6, 1995 Media Cabinet 1 Audiocassette SA009-CS-002
Preservation master CD-R #1 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA009-OP-001
Preservation master CD-R #2 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA009-OP-002
Preservation master CD-R #3 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA009-OP-003
Preservation master CD-R #4 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA009-OP-004
Preservation master CD-R #5 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA009-OP-005