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shape-note singing

[sheyp-noht] /ˈʃeɪpˌnoʊt/
noun
1.
a traditional style of a capella singing using shape-note notation.
Also called shape singing, fasola singing [fah-soh-lah] /ˌfɑ soʊˈlɑ/ (Show IPA).
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  • My dad was a fiddler and he taught shape-note singing.
  • Lacy grew up in a musical family that enjoyed both shape-note singing and old-time country.

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