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“it says something about the african-american tradition and the african someone’s singing lord, kumbaya 1926 by a high school student outside. A singing school is a brief course of musical instruction devoted to the rudiments of note-reading and sight-singing, with a focus on sacred music singing schools, established as early as 1700, were the first american musical institution they fostered musical skills, notational innovations like shape notes, the composition of psalmody, and.
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