Interview with Ethel Ruth Baldwin, April 15, 2003
Scope and Contents
Interview with Ethel Ruth Baldwin, April 15, 2003. 00:31:53. Randolf County, Georgia. Fieldworker: Kuanita Murphey. Topics: Shape-note singing, Sacred Harp.
- April 15, 2003
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Series 8: PRJ-1010 Sounds of South Georgia Box 19 Folder 70: VHS-1010.06 The McIntosh County Shouters may not be copied
3 items (3 Electronic record(s) and derivatives. 1 audio file 00:31:53. 337481408, 2 PDF files (Tapelog, Artist Data Sheet).)
From the Collection: English
Tape Log Notes
item_title: Ethel L. Baldwin interview
project_title: Student Projects
informant_name: Ethel R. Baldwin
fieldworker: Kuanita Murphy
recording_engineer: Kuanita Murphy
recording_location: "Cuthbert, GA"
content_summary: Her experience and recollectiosn about shape note singing in Randolph County.
notes: "Prepared for Independent Study on African American Music Traditions, Spring 2003, Laurie Sommers, instructor; related final paper in file"
index_of_contents: See typed index in file.
genre: "religious music, shape note music, personal experience narrative"
places: ", Benevolence, Randolph County, Cuthbert, GA"
people: Ethel R. Baldwin
groups: African American
keywords: African American seven-shape singing conventions
CAS 1012.43, ADS-1012-01, PRJ104-001 - Audio Cassette 84
027:Demonstrates shape notes
053: “Serving My Lord and King” sung by Mrs. Baldwin
072: Another demonstration of notes
087: Singing schools
097: #30 in Sparkling Song Book (accompanied by her brother)
126: Participation in conventions and when they were held
178: Grandpa Simon started conventions in Randolph Co., GA
184: Order of Service of Conventions
211: Practicing the tradition
240: Instruction and Practicing the tradition
265: Current churches in convention
280: When the tradition began to fade —-
321: Her thoughts on revitalizing the tradition
351: Benevolence Baptist Church’s Pastor
366: Her knowledge of shape notes/rulerments f p, dt
416: Tape END