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doc file: The above material in a .doc file
doc file: With input from other singers (.doc file)
Handout #2 -- Sacred Harp Minor Key
Introduction to Minor Key (.doc file).
List of songs in the Sacred Harp Minor Key ("Dorian mode").
Recommended songs for beginners
Learning materials for difficult Sacred Harp songs.
Lavender's Blue (bass)
Mulberry Bush (bass)
My Darling Clementine (tenor)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (tenor)
Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Old King Cole (tenor) (and with MIDI)
However delicate and well-tuned, the harp cannot really harmonize with human voices (2.15 minutes).
Guitar and zither vs biological harmonies (2.01 minutes).
Just intonation demonstrated on YouTube (3.55 minutes; relevant until timepoint 2:40).
Pure voices (in French (5:16 minutes) forest and meadow scenery.
Pure voices (in Austrian German) (2:01 minutes) Alpine waterfall.
Karen Willard's workbook.
Prepared in cooperation with David I. Lee. Includes audio files (AIF) and MP3 files, as well as a 45-page booklet in PDF format that can be printed out.
Three Oranges Website (materials used in San Francisco Bay Area workshops).
Charles Wells website (no learning materials in particular; but informative in general).
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Contact: David Olson (310) 410-9033 for more details.
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Singing location: 4427 Overland Avenue, Culver City, California
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