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Shape-note hymnodylocked

  • Harry Eskew
  •  and James C. Downey


A body of rural American sacred music published in any of several musical notations in which a note head of a certain shape is assigned to each of the solmization syllables fa, sol, la, mi (in the four-syllable ‘fasola’ system) or do, re, mi, fa...

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Musical Quarterly
Journal of Research in Music Education