Big Singing

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Zakaria Paliashvili - Biography - Childhood and Youth
... professional musicians, their children remembered their mother's singing ... In his autobiographical notes Zakaria Paliashvili writes "...in our big family, my brothers and sisters displayed a natural gift of music even in their early age ... School for the nobility, where he had a singing class and also conducted the choir and orchestra, founded by him ...
Marshall County, Kentucky - Annual Events
... On the fourth Sunday of each May, The Big Singing, an all-day sing-along program of Southern Harmony shape note gospel music is held at the county courthouse ... While other major singings still survive, The Big Singing, begun in 1884, is the only singing in the world to use the William Walker Southern Harmony system of shape-note singing ... The Big Singing is also distinguished as the oldest continuously operating indigenous music festival in the United States ...
Southern Harmony - Singings
... Although singing from the Southern Harmony is finding renewed interest at present, for many years it survived in one annual singing held each fourth Sunday in May at the Marshall County courthouse ... It is called "Big Singing Day" ... The Big Singing Day has been held since 1884, when it was organized by James Roberts Lemon, a newspaper owner and publisher in western Kentucky ...

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