Traditional Musics of Alabama Volume 5 [Gospel shapenote singing]
Contact Info: Steve Grauberger
Phone: 334/242-4076 x222
New Folklife CD
The Alabama Center for Traditional Culture (ACTC) and the Alabama Folklife Association (AFA) is proud to announce our new CD with extended liner notes, New Book Gospel Shapenote Singing. This is Alabama Traditions 205, or Volume 5 in our Traditional Musics of Alabama Series. The CD, based on research by ACTC ethnomusicologist Steve Grauberger, focuses on Seven Shapenote New Book Gospel singing primarily recorded during gospel singing conventions over the past several years in Alabama. This project features songs of twenty-three Alabama Gospel songwriters who have made contributions to this important traditional music genre. The CD can be ordered online at the Alabama Folklife Association site using this link.