Committee picks, part 4: Kelly

Mar 21, 2013 by

  After finally getting to peruse the book in hand, I have renewed my acquaintance with songs we sang months ago. I second many previous picks including 184 Sinai (my favorite fugue), 334 Gethsemane (we opened with this stark, minor Abraham Wood composition for an Easter Sunrise service one year), and 22b Psalm 30 (possibly my favorite song in the book). -Kelly   I also recommend the following: 344 Springfield – this Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony  song by Babcock combines powerful and moving poetry with strong composition and a well-constructed time change. 274 Zion – another fine composition from Daniel Read that we found in the Kentucky Harmony; the words are a powerful part of the experience. 18t Canaan  – this three-part major song is a cheerful, melodic tune from Johnson’s Tennessee Harmony. 130 Absent Love – a stark,...

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Second printing and errata

Mar 14, 2013 by

Thank you so much to everyone who sang at our launch weekends!  After whirlwind tours to Seattle, Ohio, North Carolina, Ireland, and Massachusetts, we’re well on our way to selling out the first printing of the book (currently, we’ve got less than 270 on hand).  We’ve decided to reprint soon, as we’ve got our first all-day coming up in June. This is where you all come in…  We’ve noticed a few mistakes that we’d like to correct in the second printing.  The good news is that these are mostly either cosmetic or in the song and text attributions – only a couple of typos have been found in songs so far.  If you see something that doesn’t look right, please check our ONLINE ERRATA LIST to see if it’s there.  If not, please email...

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