shape-note singing

[ sheyp-noht ]
/ ˈʃeɪpˌnoʊt /

noun

a traditional style of a capella singing using shape-note notation.
Also called shape singing, fa·so·la sing·ing [fah-soh-lah] /ˌfɑ soʊˈlɑ/.
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