Folk hymns Rivers of Delight / Folk Hymns Customer Reviews
The Person to person Chorus, from Vermont, began out like a "normal" choir, doing standard chapel choir repertoire. They began singing "shape-note" music soon after their founding, however the performances seemed just like a normal chapel choir. A couple of years later, a few of the choir people were inroduced towards the "real McCoy" in a singing convention in Georgia. The "performance practice", for insufficient a much better term, from the folks in Georgia were built with a profound impact on them. The end result was they completely rethought and relearned how you can perform this music. They do not seem just like a normal chapel choir here they seem raucous and untutored, with noisy nasal voices adhering from several other noisy, raucous voices. The result is exhilerating the drive and are just like nothing you have ever heard. Other tracks from the shape note music from the Sacred Harp tradition from the American South go ahead and take brash rough edges from the tone. Not here -- you receive the real thing raw, edgy, unabashed, and lots of fun.