See status report below for update about Recording and Book activities for Hymns and Songs for Living.
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Status Report: Activities to be completed on Hymns and Songs for Living
Accompaniment Materials on Recording
Add Hand Chime accompaniment to last verse of Just A Closer Walk with Thee;
Add interlude verse to Amazing Grace with baby bagpipe (Shuttle Pipe) and Hand Chimes;
Add Hand Bell accompaniment to last verse of Amazing Grace;
Get vocal arrangements written for 1st and 2nd refrains of Welcome Home;
Record vocal arrangements to refrains for Welcome Home; and
Final mixing of all hymns and songs.
Hymn History Stories Book
Editor complete working through the draft text;
David review suggested edits;
David make final revisions;
Return to editor for final review;
David finalize text.
Status of Activities
Westminster Ringers agreed to record additional hand chime and hand bell accompaniments on the two hymns;
Arrangements for accompaniments in the key of the hymns obtained from Mr. Larry Sue;
Copies of accompaniments sent to Westminster Ringers for ringers to practice;
Scheduling discussions underway for setting time and place to record accompaniments in Westminster, MD area;
Sound engineer arranged for on-location recording session;
Detailed editor identified;
Editor providing updates from time to time on progress.