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Audio Recording Shape note singing at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, part 2

Recording of service at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, side A

About this Item

Title

  • Shape note singing at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, part 2

Names

  • Robinson, Beverly J. (Collector)

Created / Published

  • Sylvester, Georgia, August 18, 1977

Headings

  • -  Folklore--Georgia
  • -  Field recordings
  • -  Sound recording
  • -  United States -- Georgia -- Worth County -- Sylvester

Genre

  • Field recordings
  • Sound recording

Notes

  • -  The sound recording at call number AFC 1982/010: AFS 21113 was also made at this event; the log sheet for that recording is erroneously dated 21 August 1977.
  • -  Part 2 of a 3-part recording of a Thursday evening shape note singing event at Macedonia Baptist Church, Sylvester GA, several performances precede the singing of the lyrics with singing the notes ("do-re-mi"); performances include "Tell Me More about Jesus," "Morning Light," "Inside the Pearly Gates," selection number 25 in the Stamps-Baxter hymnal Sacred Gems; "I Saw the Light," selection number 83 in the Stamps-Baxter hymnal Gospel Praise; spoken comment, "now we'll sing a spiritual," performance of "Waiting for Me" accompanied by tambourine; "I've come too far to turn around," with tambourine; unidentified speaker offers comments about hard times under segregation that lead into a performance of "I'm Gonna Eat Off the Welcome Table Some of these Days" (tape runs out during song, final segment in part 3).

Medium

  • audiotape reel, 7 in.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Call number: AFC 1982/010: AFS 21094
  • MBRS shelflist: RXA 1670
  • Field project identifier: GA7-BR-R32

Source Collection

  • South-Central Georgia Folklife Project collection (AFC 1982/010)

Repository

  • American Folklife Center

Digital Id

Online Format

  • audio

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Credit line: South-Central Georgia Folklife Project collection (AFC 1982/010), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Robinson, Beverly J. Shape note singing at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, part 2. Sylvester, Georgia, 1977. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1982010_afs21094/.

APA citation style:

Robinson, B. J. (1977) Shape note singing at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, part 2. Sylvester, Georgia. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc1982010_afs21094/.

MLA citation style:

Robinson, Beverly J. Shape note singing at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Sylvester, Georgia, part 2. Sylvester, Georgia, 1977. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1982010_afs21094/>.