chorus http://ripr.org en Rhode Island Artscape: Sacred Harp Singing In Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-artscape-sacred-harp-singing-rhode-island <p>Earlier this month dozens of musicians from across New England and beyond gathered in Providence for the eleventh annual ‘Rhode Island All-Day Sacred Harp Singing.’ If you’ve never heard of it, here’s a clue: it doesn’t involve any harps.&nbsp; It's the subject of this month's Rhode Island Artscape.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:22:33 +0000 John Bender 32557 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Artscape: Sacred Harp Singing In Rhode Island Students From Across Rhode Island Bring Music To The Statehouse For The Holidays http://ripr.org/post/students-across-rhode-island-bring-music-statehouse-holidays <p>Elementary, middle and high school students from across Rhode Island are storming the State House this month to perform music for the holiday season.</p><p>The holiday concerts are part of a series put on by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, with up to three or four schools singing in a row, in the Statehouse Rotunda.</p><p>Rhode Island Public Radio’s John Bender caught a few of those concerts and has this audio postcard.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:05:37 +0000 John Bender 26025 at http://ripr.org Students From Across Rhode Island Bring Music To The Statehouse For The Holidays