Awake, my soul the story of the Sacred harp / an Awake Productions/Digital Maps Picture ; written by Matt Hinton with John Plunkett ; produced by Matt Hinton ; directed by Matt & Erica Hinton

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Subjects: Sacred harp
Shape-note singing--United States
Sacred vocal music--United States
Sacred harp
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Two-disc special ed
Published: Atlanta, GA : Awake Productions, c2007
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Story of the Sacred harp
Additional Authors: Director : Hinton, Matt
Plunkett, John
Director : Hinton, Erica
Awake Productions
Notes: UPC: 616892942320
Videorecording number: AP-002
In English with optional English subtitles
Credits: Narrated by Jim Lauderdale ; edited by Matt Hinton & Jennifer Brooks
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006
Summary: "A documentary about Sacred harp singing, a haunting form of a cappella, shape-note singing with deep roots in the American south. Shape-note singing has survived over 200 years tucked away from notice in the rural deep south, where, in old country churches, singers break open The sacred harp, a 160 year old shape-note hymnal which has preserved these fiercely beautiful songs which are some of the oldest in America"--Container
"This two disc special edition of "Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp" includes over 4 hours of bonus material not featured in the original movie"--Container
Contents: Disc. 1. Awake, my soul : the story of the Sacred harp ; more on Sacred harp singing (seven short videos each 6-22 min.) ; deleted scenes ; interviews with the executive producers and narrator ; audio commentary -- Disc 2. Sacred harp singing, 1998-2006 (videos of all 62 songs from the 1991 Denson revision of the Sacred harp, captured from a variety of southern all day Sacred harp singings) ; the original 10 minute version of Awake, my soul (1998) : trailer
OCLC Number: 212640890
ISBN/ISSN: 6168929423