O come, let us sing unto the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.
-Psalm 95:1

The Old School Hymnal is written in accordance with the tradition of seven-note system shape note singing. Below is a sample scale:

To learn more, we recommend Everyone Can Sing, a comprehensive shaped-note music reading program with both teacher and student lesson books. To listen to hymn practice tracks including all four parts isolated and combined, use our Hymn Search.