Officially titled The Sacred Harp, edition (with the word “edition” on the outer The most common nationwide nickname for this book is “Denson book.”. Misc. Notes, This edition of the Sacred Harp was the fore-runner of the Denson edition (the direct ancestor of the current edition). It is famous for its . Explore the Sacred Harp / Shape Note Recordings list by mauso-palooza on Discogs. Create Credited to Denson’s Sacred Harp Singers Of Arley, Alabama.

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Seaborn McDaniel Denson — April 18, was a notable Alabama musician and singing school teacher within the Sacred Harp tradition.

He was a son of The Rev. Seaborn Denson was born April 9, in Arbacoochee, Alabama. He married Sidney Burdette.

Denson wrote most of the alto lines that were added to the J. James Original Sacred Harp.


The Denson Book

In they purchased the rights to James’ Sacred Harp and began a revision. Both died before its publication and Paine Denson, Thomas J.

A granite monument to the memory of Thomas J. Denson was erected on the courthouse square in Double Springs, Alabama.

Seaborn McDaniel Denson

This was done inthe centennial year of the Sacred Harp. Part of the inscription reads “By the loving hands of their families, pupils of their singing schools, and legions of singers and friends. Caglehimself later to dendon an important figure in the Sacred Harp movement, studied music under Seaborn Denson. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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