January 8, 2015

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama State Council on the Arts

Alabama Arts Radio Series - Joey Brackner talks with singers David Ivey and Tim Eriksen about Sacred Harp Singing in the Movie Cold Mountain





David Ivey (top), Tim Eriksen (below)

To help promote our annual Saturday before the first Sunday in February Shape-Note Singing at the Alabama Archives in Montgomery we are repeating a 2003 interview of Joey Brackner with singers David Ivey and Tim Eriksen about Sacred Harp Singing in the Movie Cold Mountain. Musical examples are included in the program

The Rotunda, 4-Book, Shape-Note singing will take place at the Alabama Department of Archives and History in Montgomery on Jan 31st, 9:30 AM to 3 PM. It is open to public participation.

This special radio series will air every Sunday at 2:00 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

  • WTSU 89.9 (Montgomery and Troy)
  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
  • WTJB 91.7 (Columbus and Phenix   City) 

This radio series may not be broadcast in your area, but it can be accessed via the Internet at: http://www.arts.alabama.gov/actc/radioserieslist.aspx

If you have been listening to, and enjoying this radio series, please send your comments to: barbara.reed@arts.alabama.gov

Listen first hand using the link below.

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  • For more information, visit http://arts.alabama.gov
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