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A Sacred Feast: Reflections on Sacred Harp Singing and by Kathryn Eastburn

By Kathryn Eastburn

Some have known as Sacred Harp making a song America’s earliest song. This strong nondenominational non secular making a song, a part of a deeply held Southern tradition, has unfold in the course of the kingdom over the last centuries. In A Sacred Feast, Kathryn Eastburn trips into the neighborhood of Sacred Harp singers around the state and introduces readers to the curious glories of a practice that's practiced this day simply because it used to be 200 years ago.

 
Each of the book’s chapters visits a special area and lines recipes from the accompanying culinary tradition—dinner at the floor, a hearty noontime banquet. From oven-cooked pulled red meat fish fry to greenback shop cornbread dressing to crimson velvet cake, those recipes inform a narrative of nourishing the physique, the soul, and the voice. The Sacred Harp’s deeply relocating sound and spirit resonate via those pages, captured at conventions in Alabama, Kentucky, Texas, Colorado, and Washington, conveyed in photos of singers, and celebrated within the attractions, sounds, smells, and tastes of all-day making a song and dinner at the floor echoing via generations and centuries.

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