Community embraces "Sacred Harp" singing

Jan 14, 2014

Music from the "The Sacred Harp" contains notes of different shapes like squares and triangles setting it apart from traditional music as shown in this illustration from the Sacred Harp book.
Credit AP Photo/Brian Kersey

Every Tuesday evening, singers assemble in a Yale University basement, sit facing each other in square, and sing 19th century religious music.

New Haven All-Day Singing, April 21, 2013
Credit Ian Quinn, Yale-New Haven Regular Singing