The (in)Complete Recordings

May 15, 2014 by

Here are over 450 recordings to help you learn songs from The Shenandoah Harmony. To download a song, click to start it playing and then click “Download.”

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Holyoke Range All-Day 2014 Recordings...

May 12, 2014 by

We had a wonderful time singing in Massachusetts on Saturday, May 3.  Thanks to everyone involved, and, in particular, Cheri Hardy for chairing the singing and the Western Massachusetts community for your warm hospitality! Minutes for the singing are on our Minutes page. Some of these tracks are rough, but we’re including them for study purposes. The first and last sessions are the strongest. Morning ShH 081 Shepherds StarShH 305 Tho Dark Be My WayShH 174 Faithful SoldierShH 143 Consolation NewShH 080 PomeraniaShH 001b RockbridgeShH 187 Bright SeasonShH 147 River of JordanShH 146 SamanthraShH 363 Constrained by LoveShH 132 Star in the EastShH 404t ParadiseShH 104t Time is Winging Us AwayShH 430 ProvidenceShH 022b Psalm 30ShH 243 Balm in GileadShH 428 Psalm 119ShH 200 AttentionShH 099 HartfordShH 069 AlsteadShH 335 RockinghamShH 373 Weeping MaryShH...

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Consolation New

May 17, 2014 by

The song Consolation New appears on page 143 of The Shenandoah Harmony.  Although it was first published in Harrisburg, Pa. in 1813, the tune is probably far older.  Ananias Davisson rearranged the tune in 1822 and included it in A Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, ed.2.  We added an alto part in 2012. Here’s a video from a singing in Hadley, Massachusetts.  Our friend Becky Wright is leading the group, which is arranged in a “hollow square” formation. Becky chose a fairly slow tempo for the song.  Here’s a faster recording with a small group, from December 2013 in Easton, Pa....

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