Why barbershop music still strikes a chord
Today is Barbershop Music Appreciation Day
Barbershop music is a distinct choral form characterized by a cappella singing, with three voices harmonizing to the melody of a fourth voice. Songs are typically performed by an all-male or all-female quartet, the technique of which is actually rooted in African American traditions of the late 1800s in the Deep South. But how did it all begin?
Click through and find out why barbershop music still strikes a chord.
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