Here is our 84-page preview of the Shenandoah Harmony.  We sang from it at the NSV All-Day Singing in Millwood, Virginia, June 3, 2012.

You are welcome to make multiple paper copies of this packet.  However, please do not post it on a web site.

Questions?  Please read my post explaining our editorial policy.

If you’re planning to view this on a tablet or phone, you’ll probably prefer the ebook version.

Download (ShenandoahHarmonyPreview.pdf, PDF, 4.66MB)

9 replies
    • Rachel
      Rachel says:

      Hi Cindy! Yes, we’re excited about it, too! Let us know if you get to try any of the songs and which ones you like!

  1. John Alexander
    John Alexander says:

    Thanks for all your excellent and creative work on this extraordinary project! The expected phrase at this point might be: “You guys rock!” But that is woefully inadequate. So let me simply say that I can see each of you in my mind’s eye sculpting time with your hands in your individual and unique styles. In my mind’s ear, I hear each of your voices, hear them in the haunting harmonies of this music, and I smile. A tear in my eye. A catch in my throat. And look forward to seeing and hearing you all together again.

    • Rachel
      Rachel says:

      Thanks, John! Next time we reach a difficult point in the editing process (and it is a slog sometimes) I’ll keep your kind words in mind. Hope to sing with you soon!

  2. Les Updike
    Les Updike says:

    We have sung several of the tunes from individual copy sheets at our Tuesday night home singings in Richmond. I just downloaded and printed all of the available tunes and am eagerly awaiting the Berryville singing in June to join with other shape note enthuasists singing from this fantastic collection.

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