THE OLD HARP OF EAST TENNESSEE

THE OLD HARP OF EAST TENNESSEE

Wears Valley, Tennessee, USA
March 2018

Documentary on the ancient tradition of the 'Old Harp' or 'Sacred Harp' as it is most commonly known - an ancient practice of church singing from the Southeastern part of the United States, based on a specific and simplified 'shape note' type of singing.

A site-specific creation for the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville /// 3 days filming and editing to create a live cinema performance with the musicians on stage /// more infos on http://petitesplanetes.earth/live-cinemas

to be released