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Awake, my soul : the story of the Sacred harp / edited by Matt Hinton & Jennifer Brooks ; DVD authoring by Drew Sawyer ; written by Matt Hinton with John Plunkett ; produced by Matt Hinton ; directed by Matt & Erica Hinton.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionTwo-disc special ed.
Publication InfoAtlanta, GA : Awake Productions, ©2007.
Description2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorHinton, Matt, producer, director, editor, writer of accompanying material.
Other author/creatorBrooks, Jennifer editor.
Other author/creatorSawyer, Drew, author.
Other author/creatorLauderdale, Jim.
Other author/creatorPlunkett, John, 1955- writer of accompanying material.
Other author/creatorHinton, Erica, director.
Other author/creatorAwake Productions.
Portion of title Story of the Sacred harp
Contents Disc. 1. Awake, my soul : the story of the Sacred harp / a film by Matt & Erica Hinton ; directors, Matt & Erica Hinton ; producer, Matt Hinton ; written by Matt Hinton with John Plunkett ; editor, Matt Hinton ; interviews, Matt Hinton, John Plunkett. Jim Lauderdale, narrator. 75 min. Filmed at various locations in Georgia and Alabama. c2006 Originally released as DVD in 2006. Awake Producetions: AP-001 -- Special features. More on Sacred harp singing ; Deleted scenes ; Interviews ; Play movie with commentary, with Raymond Hamrick, Hugh McGraw, Matt Hinton & John Plunkett.
Contents Disc 2. Sacred harp singing, 1998-2006 [from a variety of southern all-day Sacred Harp singings; includes all songs from the 1991 Denson revision of the Sacred harp] -- Awake, my soul : the short film (1998) / a film by Erica Morgan [Hinton] ; sound recorded by Matt Hinton ; edited by Erica Morgan and Gabe Aldridge ; filmed on location at Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church, Bremen, GA, and Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, Heard County, GA. -- Original trailer.
Abstract "A documentary about Sacred harp singing, a haunting form of a cappella, shape-note singing with deep roots in the American south. Shape-note singing has survived over 200 years tucked away from notice in the rural deep south, where, in old country churches, singers break open The sacred harp, a 160 year old shape-note hymnal which has preserved these fiercely beautiful songs which are some of the oldest in America ... includes over 4 hours of bonus material not featured in the original movie"--Container. Also includes the film by the same title, originally released in 2006, and the original 10-minute film from 1998 by Erica Morgan.
General noteDocumentary.
General note"An Awake Productions/Digital Maps picture"--Container.
General noteAwake Productions: AP-002.
CreditsEdited by Matt Hinton & Jennifer Brooks.
Performer Narrator: Jim Lauderdale.
Performer Various performers.
Technical detailsDVD, NTSC.
LanguageIn English with optional English subtitles.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
Genre/formDocumentary films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Contains title Awake, my soul (Motion picture : 2006)
Contains title Awake, my soul (Motion picture : 1998)
UPC 616892942320
Publisher numberAP-002 Awake Productions

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Joyner Compact DVDs ML3188 .A93 2007 DVD ✔ Available Place Hold
Music Reserve DVD-382 ✔ Available Place Hold