Photos of leaders leading songs at the Saturday session
The amateur photos were taken by Steven Sabol while singing in the treble or tenor section.
of the 1997 Potomac River Convention
at the Pohick Church Common Room
A singer from Columbus, Ohio, leads the class in the famous old hymn "Ortonville" (page 68b). The bass section and a little of the alto section are visible in the background. The waving hands at the left are those of front-row tenor singers.
A singer from Glen Ridge, NJ, leads the class in the late 18th-century fuging tune "Edom" (page 200). The alto section is visible in the background, while two front-row treble singers are visible on the right foreground.
A singer from Philadelphia leads the class in the Southern folk hymn "Ninety-Thrd Psalm" (page 31t).
A singer who grew up singing Sacred Harp in northern Alabama leads the class in one of her favorite Southern 19th-century fuging tunes, "Alabama" (page 196).
A singer from Providence, RI, "brings in" the tenor section in Billings' "Easter Anthem" (page 236).
A singer from Watertown, MA, leads the class in the rousing Billings fuging tune "Bear Creek" (page 269).
A singer from Watertown, MA, leads the class in the 19th-century fuging tune "Cheves" (page 432).
A singer from Pleasantville, NY, leads the class in the 20th-century fuging tune "Peace and Joy" (page 532).
A singer from North Reading, MA, leads the class in the 20th-century fuging tune "Homeward Bound" (page 373).
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