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Time signature use in the Sacred Harp

Of interest only to Sacred Harp geeks: Time Signature use in the Sacred Harp 1991 Denson revision, thanks to Berkley Moore.

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One response to “Time signature use in the Sacred Harp

  1. Natalia September 23, 2005 at 2:09 am

    Of course, there are several tunes (e.g. “Beach Spring”) that should be in triple meter but are written, bizarrely, in duple in The Sacred Harp, and vice versa. Also, it is a complete mystery to me why “Millbrook” (Northern Harmony) is in 6/4 instead of 3/4.

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