Accent & appui rythmique dans le Sacred Harp

Suite à la convention de Cork, pendant la singing school, Jonathon Smith a attiré mon attention sur l’importance de l’accentuation dans le style du Sacred Harp. Ça tombait bien car j’avais auparavant proposé à Matthew Parkinson, chanteur expérimenté et personne très sympathique que j’avais eu le plaisir de rencontrer lors de la convention de Londres … Lire la suite Accent & appui rythmique dans le Sacred Harp

Accent & Emphasis in Sacred Harp singing

During the singing school at Cork’s Irish Convention, Jonathon Smith brought out the stylistic importance of accent in Sacred Harp.  This was timely, for I had asked Matthew Parkinson to clarify the topic a few months before. I had the pleasure of meeting this friendly, experienced singer at the 2015 London Convention.  Below is his … Lire la suite Accent & Emphasis in Sacred Harp singing

7th Ireland Convention – 03/2017 (English)

Thus was confirmed the Irish Convention’s reputation:  many singers from around the world, many songs, strong feelings, and immense shared pleasure as we sang those several days. “Certainly, amongst singers that I meet, everyone says that you have to be at Cork even if that’s the only all-day singing you attend in a year.  I … Lire la suite 7th Ireland Convention – 03/2017 (English)

7th Ireland Convention – 03/2017 (français)

La convention irlandaise a de nouveau confirmé sa réputation : de nombreux chanteurs venus du monde entier, de nombreux chants, des émotions intenses et un grand plaisir partagé à chanter pendant tous ces jours ! « Certainly, amongst singers that I meet everyone says that you have to be at Cork even if that’s the only … Lire la suite 7th Ireland Convention – 03/2017 (français)