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What is Shapenote Music?
 
Information Resources
for Sacred Harp and other American Shape-Note traditions
Brief Explanation of Sacred Harp Singing ~ Warren Steel
Sacred Harp: History and Tradition ~ Steven Sabol
What is Sacred Harp Singing?
International Listing of Monthly Sacred Harp Singings
International Listing of Annual Sacred Harp Singings
Seven-Shape Systems


 
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"Patent Notes" (Fa Sol La)
 
Fa Sol La four shapes C-Major Scale
 
Fa Sol La four shapes A-Minor Scale
 
Four shapes stacked
 
Fa Sol La four shapes stacked
 
Four shapes arranged in ascending scale order
 
Fa Sol La four shapes arranged in ascending scale order
 
Four shapes demonstration, PNG format for printing

 
Fa Sol La four shapes demonstration for printing
 
The Aiken System
 
C major and A minor
 
The Aiken seven-shape system
 
Swan Seven-Shape System
 
C major, treble clef
 
The Aiken seven-shape system, C major, treble clef
 
C major, bass clef

 
The Aiken seven-shape system, C minor, bass clef