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Shape Note Singing School

at Mountain Fold Books, Colorado Springs CO

Apr 04 2015
Shape Note Singing School presented by Shape Note Singing School at ,

ALL ARE WELCOME, at this singing school offered by some of the state's best Shape-Note singers. We'll join an unbroken tradition of a capella song that dates back to the 1700s, we'll learn how to sing the "shapes," how to key, and how to beat time with our bodies. The aesthetic of this music is like nothing you've ever heard–rough and plaintive and rousing and gorgeous. We think you'll fall in love, whether you're interested in prosody, or sometimes sing in the shower, or are in a choir, or

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We'll break for lunch at 12:30, then return for the afternoon.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Mountain Fold Books

121 E. Costilla, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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