Annual Singing of the Harmonia Sacra, 1996

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title:
Annual Singing of the Harmonia Sacra
Collection No.:
SdArch 9
Date:
January 1, 1996
Extent:
2 audiocassettes, 3 cd-rs, .04 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English .
Abstract:
Annual Singing of the Harmonia Sacra, 1996, is comprised of two audiocassettes with a recording of a harmonia sacra hymn sing, held at Weavers Mennonite Church, on January 1, 1996.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Annual Singing of the Harmonia Sacra, SdArch 9, 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 Annual Signing of the Harmonia Sacra, 1996, is comprised of two audiocassettes with a recording of a harmonia sacra hymn sing, held at Weavers Mennonite Church, on January 1, 1996. The hymn sing is held annually on New Year's Day.

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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.

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

Genre and Form

  • oral histories (literary works)

Subject

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

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
94th Annual Singing of the Harmonia Sacra, Weavers Mennonite Church, January 1, 1996 Digital-Materials SdArch9-SET-001