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INCLUSIVITY

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The Shenandoah Harmony Publishing Company and the co-authors of The Shenandoah Harmony are committed to building a welcoming and affirming shape note singing community. Currently, there is a much needed discussion about racial and gender inclusion in singing and we feel compelled to address this. Read more

Charts and graphs, oh my!

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Being a mathematically-inclined person, I'm always interested in the stories one can tease out of data...  Now that we've got the book mostly mapped out, I made a chart displaying the first publication dates of the songs.  Each dot in the…

"One of the most beautiful of those old minors"

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In the early stages of working on The Shenandoah Harmony, we jokingly titled the project The Mostly Minor Melodeon because, try as we might, we couldn't escape the fact that the songs we had chosen were overwhelmingly minor! The editions…