That's pretty cool. I've just been getting back into this singing, and find myself throughout the week with phrases, verbal or musical, going through my head ("fly------and fly"). I love liturgy (in my own Lutheran tradition and others), but there's something totally engaging about Sacred Harp singing. As a life-long musician, I've been nourished most deeply and directly by hymnody and singing--though I only found my voice to sing when I joined the Lutherans 9 years ago. Sacred Harp expands and deepends that, with no need to hold back for fear of "bawling," as John Wesley would caution against.
And yes, let's do Leonard Cohen--"Sisters of Mercy" perhaps? :-)
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