Australian shape note and Sacred Harp singing in the media.
In November 2015 the Sydney Sacred Music Festival newsletter featured the Sydney Shape Note Singers. Meg Quinlisk was interviewed by Gillian King for the article.
In August 2015 Radio National’s program The Rhythm Divine featured Sacred Harp, in the lead up to the Sydney Sacred Music Festival.
In August 2014, Radio National’s The Weekend Planet featured trumpeter Dave Douglas and pianist Uri Caine who have released an album of music inspired by The Sacred Harp & The Shape Note Tradition.
In March 2013 Radio National’s program The Rhythm Divine featured a two part program on Sacred Harp singing.
Part 1: Sacred Harp Singing
Part 2: Bound for Cannan
In June 2013 Radio National’s program Encounter featured Sacred Harp in Australia. The hour-long program features singers from Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and the US. It’s a wonderful overview of the tradition and some of the good folk that sing Down Under.