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Old Songs Book Singing

Altamont, New York

Saturday, June 29, 2019

The Sacred Harp book singing at Old Songs Festival allows new singers to experience the style of a traditional book singing in an abbreviated format. Laura Densmore offered a brief introduction to the music and tradition, and welcomed new singers. Laura Densmore then led 49b.

Leaders: Barbara Swetman 475; Melody Johnson 335; Brian How 313b; Denise Morris 276; Doug Kutze 142; Patricia Geritz 479; Gerry Hoffman 107; Jean Seiler 147t; Mary Ann Morrison 344; Katie Reimers 547; Nina Zanetti 40; Laura Densmore 86; Barbara Swetman 410t; Melody Johnson 474; Brian How 114; Denise Morris 66; Doug Kutze 48t; Patricia Geritz 73b; Gerry Hoffman 267; Jean Seiler 192; Mary Ann Morrison 47t; Katie Reimers 148.

Laura Densmore led 347 as the closing song, and those who wished took the parting hand.

Chairman—Laura Densmore; Secretary—Barbara Swetman