First observe of how many Notes compass the Tune is. Next, the place of your first Note; and how many Notes above & below that: so as you may begin the Tune of your first Note as the rest may be sung in the compass of your and the peoples voices, without Squeaking above, or Grumbling below.

Brooklyn shapenote singing, April 10, 2016 — notes UPDATED

Gardens_Flowers_Flowering_Trees_and_Plants_031_Closeup_021Brooklyn (Joe Beasley) shapenote singing, Sunday, April 10, 2016. At St. Paul’s Church, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York.  Singing from THE SACRED HARP, 1991 Denson edition and 2012 Cooper Book Edition [CB], and the Shenandoah Harmony [ShH]).

I really liked some Cooper Book songs this time:  like 163b MARYSVILLE, called by Nancy Britton, one of our best seekers-out of tender (generally minor) obscurities.
As to CB 552, called by Sam, I’m looking at it now to work out the treble trickeries I missed every time. The tenor too has a couple of surprises. Nice piece, so definitely worth a little attention. It reminds me of some new minor fuging tunes, like Charlie Obert’s ETERNITY (285) in the ShH, and I really had to peer at the page to convince myself the date was 1927. We also enjoyed ShH 401 HALLELUJAH, another of Nancy’s calls, once we’d figured out how it goes. Julia, come and visit again soon and we’ll sing some more beige songs! Thanks to Nancy B and whoever brought those bakery cookies for the snacks.

For anyone who feels the Cooper Book got shortchanged this month, look for details to come on a Fifth Saturday all-Blue house singing on the 30th. UPDATE: Looks like we’ll put this off in deference to an otherbooks singing at Aldo’s. Details to come.

‪Present:‬
Paul, Sam, Leon, Nancy B., Solon, Sara, Sarah L.,  Stina, Jon, Alice W., Becca, Jasmine, Terry, Charles, Julie, Molly, nbm. Visiting: Julia R. Returning: Bruce. New: Ben, Margaret Savage.

Opener: 47t PRIMROSE nbm
49b MEAR Julia
31t NINETY THIRD PSALM Paul
ShH 22b PSALM 30 Sam
268 DAVID’S LAMENTATION Bruce
36b NINETY FIFTH Leon
CB 163b MARYSVILLE Nancy B
CB 184t WILL YOU COME? Jon
114 SAINTS DELIGHT nbm
300 CALVARY Julia
ShH 264b MILLBROOK Paul
ShH 335 ROCKINGHAM Sam
344 RAINBOW Leon
117 BABYLON IS FALLEN Bruce
ShH 326t WE’VE NO ABIDING CITY HERE Solon
271t ARKANSAS Ben
472 AKIN Stina
ShH 354b MONTAGUE Nancy
57 CHRISTIAN SOLDIER Sara
61 SWEET RIVERS Sarah L.
277 ANTIOCH Jasmine
ShH 364b STONY ISLAND nbm
63 CORONATION Alice W.

RECESS

CALLBACK: ShH 147 RIVER OF JORDAN nbm
39t DETROIT Julia
448t CONSECRATION Paul
ShH 15 CONVERSE Jordan
CB 222 OCEAN Charles
CB 507b GLORY OF THE CROSS Jon
198 GREEN STREET Terry
70t GAINSVILLE Ben
441 RAYMOND Leon
35 SAINTS BOUND FOR HEAVEN Solon
CB 552 AND LIVE THROUGH ENDLESS DAY Sam
445 PASSING AWAY Stina
ShH 260t CONFLICT Sara
162 PLENARY Becca
ShH 401 HALLELUJAH Nancy B
505 WHERE CEASELESS AGES ROLL Sarah L.
ShH 178 EFFORT Julie
ShH 179 SEPARATION Jon
ShH 132 STAR IN THE EAST Jasmine
ShH 108 AMAZING GRACE nbm
128 PROMISED LAND Alice
58 PISGAH Julia
ShH 140b TEN THOUSAND CHARMS Jordan
ShH 264t ANIMATION Charles
276 BRIDGEWATER Molly
65 SWEET PROSPECT Leon
68b ORTONVILLE Solon
ShH 241t SINNER CAN YOU HATE Sam
ShH 254 PENNSYLVANIA Terry
ShH 114 YOUTHFUL BLESSINGS Julie
528 SHOWERS OF BLESSINGS Sara

CLOSER: 425 GOLDEN STREETS Julia (with the unprinted but obvious second verse, and an excellent closing tune it is)

STATS & COMMENTS: Totals: 23 plus 32 for 55 songs: 31 Denson, 5 Cooper, 19 Shenandoah. (That’s a lot of songs for a regular singing!) There were four Denson duplicates from March (31t, 63, 128, 271t): zero from the Cooper Book (!), and four from the Shen Harm (ShH 15, ShH 140b, ShH 254, ShH 264b MILLBROOK). MILLBROOK powers ahead as the longest continuous streak. We were very generous and collected $55 for the church.


Brooklyn shapenote singing, Sun., Mar. 13, 2016—notes

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Brooklyn (Joe Beasley) shapenote singing, Sunday, March 13, 2016. At St. Paul’s Church, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York.  Singing from THE SACRED HARP, 1991 Denson edition and 2012 Cooper Book Edition [CB], and the Shenandoah Harmony [ShH]).

I want to thank everyone who came to the singing; Charlotte and John even risked bringing friends. It is your enthusiasm and good will, more even than your voices, that make Brooklyn singing successful and fun. Oh, and snacks, of course— thanks, Alice W. and Sarah. All you treacherous revolutionaries will, I am sure, be pleased to know we slaughtered Caesar, I mean the jello mold, quite thoroughly at my apartment.

‪Present:‬

Gregory, Charlotte, John D., Jon, Jamie, Jordan, Jasmine, Alice W., Terry, Gwen, Sarah L., Mary Jane,  Alice S., Molly, Becca, Lynn (?), Julie B., nbm. New: Charlotte’s friend Mary; John’s friend Phoebe; Erin.

Opener: 56t COLUMBIANA nbm
135 OLNEY Jamie
ShH 264b MILLBROOK Gregory
569b SACRED THRONE Charlotte
31t NINETY THIRD PSALM Paul
Brief lesson
106 ECSTASY Jordan
CB 30t ROCHESTER Terry
ShH 363b CONSTRAINED BY LOVE Gwen
95 VERNON Sarah
332 SONS OF SORROW Mary Jane
ShH 339b BEGONE UNBELIEF Jon
ShH 37 SPIRITUAL SAILOR nbm
128 THE PROMISED LAND Alice W.
CB 340 ROCK THAT IS HIGHER THAN I Jasmine
ShH 309 OVERTON Jamie
448b GRIEVED SOUL Gregory
30b PROSPECT Paul

RECESS

CALLBACK: ShH 15 CONFLICT nbm
CB 38b THE ROAD TO LIFE & DEATH Lynn
ShH 140b TEN THOUSAND CHARMS Charlotte
CB 587 NEARER MY GOD TO THEE John
96 FEW HAPPY MATCHES Terry
CB 411 THE FINEST FLOWER Gwen
ShH 423 BRIER ISLAND Sarah
ShH 248t SINGING PILGRIM Jon
ShH 242 BOULDER nbm
63 CORONATION Alice W.
ShH 236b MAQUOKETA Jamie
CB 505 CLEANSING FOUNTAIN Paul
CB 159 WONDROUS LOVE Lynn
312b RESTORATION Molly
CB 393 I’M WANDERING TO AND FRO Charlotte
47b IDUMEA Erin
ShH 243 BALM IN GILEAD Gary
ShH 254 PENNSYLVANIA Terry
CB 70b EVENING Julie
CB 38t SESSIONS Sarah
271t ARKANSAS Erin
CB 355 HINDER ME NOT Jon
ShH 162 ALL IS WELL nbm
84 AMSTERDAM Alice W.
CB 463 NEARER MY GOD TO THEE Jasmine
CLOSER: CB 559 WILL YOU MEET ME Gwen

STATS & COMMENTS: Totals: 17 plus 26 for 43 songs, remarkably evenly divided: 16 Denson, 13 Cooper, 14 Shenandoah.  There were three Denson duplicates from February (31t, 106, and 312b): two from the Cooper Book (CB38t and CB411), and two from the Shen Harm (ShH 15, ShH 264b MILLBROOK).  CB 559 WILL YOU MEET ME? returned, MILLBROOK continued its streak, and we sang WONDROUS LOVE out of the Cooper Book this time. We collected $29 for the church.

 

 


BK singing today, Sun. Mar. 13! Change your clocks!

See you at St Paul’s Carroll Gardens at 2:00 NEW TIME. We’ll stab the jello mold in the Senate afterwards.


Midweek singing with lesson on texts, Feb. 24, 2016

beatus angel trumpet

And the fifth angel sounded the trumpet

Annotations, additions, and exhortations are welcome. (Most welcome would be the names of leaders where I missed noting them.)

MIDWEEK SINGING WITH LESSON ON TEXTS
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Theological expertise from Jason Steidl and Gary Ryan

Jason started by proposing that, to members of the community, the Sacred Harp (that thing within the red covers) stood as an “authoritative text” with songs expressing a broad range of “different thoughts and feelings;” that, in a way, it was almost “a sacred text” itself. Like the Bible, he said, it offered us many perspectives, in part because (like the Bible) it was collected from many times and sources.  He opened the lesson with one of the earliest tunes in the book:

49t OLD HUNDRED (“O come loud anthems let us sing”). Its text (and indeed the setting) comes from the Anglican/Genevan side of our tradition and is a paraphrase of a psalm. Jason contrasted it with 531 DURA (“Dear Lord, forgive my sins, I pray”) and its first-person plea. Gary agreed that there is considerable variation but most texts have an “evangelical slant”  — not Catholic, not Episcopal, generally the “less formal” denominations.

Gary mentioned a few frequently mentioned themes that might need explanation, including: Zion (i.e., Jerusalem, both actual and figurative) and Bethel (“house of God”). He said that he had a sense of the tradition as focused on “longing,” longing for “a better life and a better world,” but with different angles and emphases.

Moving on to favorite Bible stories, Gary told the story of King David and his vain, handsome son, Absalom, caught in a thicket by his hair during battle, and we sang

268 DAVID’S LAMENTATION

Reviewing the questions that had been asked on Facebook, Jason explained that the “Ebenezer” was a “stone of help” marking a victory of the Israelites over the Philistines, as told in I Samuel 7, 7–13, which he read for us. We sang:

135 OLNEY (“Here I’ll raise my Ebenezer, hither by thy strength I’m come” [v. 2])

Next was the frequently-asked question, What are “Mary’s or Manassah’s stains?” Jason drew out a connection between sin and stain involving blood-stained cloth that proved a little graphic for some of the more squeamish members of the class. He said that Mary here is probably the Mary of Magdala associated with a prostitute who follows Jesus and that Manasseh is a notoriously corrupt, idol-worshiping, altar-profaning, extremely bad king of Israel.  We sang:

569b SACRED THRONE, led by Jamie. (“And Mary’s or Manasseh’s stains, Or sins more vile than they” [v. 3]).

The first verse of this text prompted a question about the sacred geography involved in the river that flows from “beneath the sacred throne of God.” Jason identified this as a quotation from Revelation 22 and its description of the City of God. The river, the “sacred flood,” is then made equivalent to Jesus’s sacrificial blood. Gary spoke of the ancient Jewish tradition of animal sacrifice and particularly of the two goats sacrificed on the Day of Atonement, one killed and one, the “scape-goat,” sent away to the wilderness bearing the community’s sins.

Emma asked about the text of, and led:

317b JACKSON (“I am a stranger here below, /  And what I am is hard to know / I am so vile, so prone to sin/ I fear that I’m not born again”), as it seemed to her very different from the Wattsian type. Gary agreed and referred to its “direct expression of personal anxiety” as associated more with the Wesleyan (Methodist) style of “experiential” religious writing. A distinction was drawn between the Calvinist/Baptist/Presbyterian and the Wesleyan/Methodist perspectives classically represented by Watts and Wesley, roughly associated with predestination on the one hand and free choice on the other. Jason complicated the matter by noting that the text expresses “a fundamental uncertainty as to salvation, whether Calvinist or Arminian.” Along the same line of doubt, Gwen led:

287 CAMBRIDGE verses 1&2 (if I recall correctly) (“The Lord will happiness divine / On contrite hearts bestow; / Then tell me gracious God is mine / A contrite heart or no.”) Its lack of positive resolution Jason compared to that of many of the psalms, and commented that it did stand out in American Protestantism, which “looks for a happy ending.”  Mary Jane compared the speaker to St. Paul, talking of doing the things he ought not to have done, and Aldo told us a bit about the poet, William Cowper, who was a depressive.

Carol led
47b IDUMEA (“Waked by the trumpet sound / I from my grave shall rise”)
asking “Why am I getting woken up when the sky is on fire?” Indeed, said Jason, this touches on different views of the great question of death. Christianity generally believes in a general resurrection in the flesh and day of judgement. But, meanwhile, what? Is it a kind of sleep? Or is the spirit alive with God while waiting for its body to join it? The prime texts on this question, like I Thessalonians 4 (verses?), come from a period when the big day was expected very soon in which the trumpet of God raises the dead and the living. Aldo added that Idumea, the place name, was another way of saying Edom,

Gary told the story of Jacob and Esau, leading to an explanation of Jacob’s wrestling with the angel and getting a new name: instead of Jacob,”heel-grabber,” he was now to be known as Israel, “wrestler with God.” We sang:

95 VERNON (“Wrestling, I will not let thee go / Till I thy name, thy nature know”)

Aldo mentioned the ongoing mystery of the little Scripture quotations, added to the SH in the 1911 and later editions, and how they often seem to have little to do with the song texts.

Carol led
49b MEAR (“Will God forever cast us off?”) and it was identified as a paraphrase of Psalm 74 and another tune of doubt. Aldo told us that Isaac Watts texts dated 1719 were all psalms. Gary observed that, like many psalms, it asks, Why do the people of God suffer? And Jason noted that it was a Jewish text here taken for a Christian situation.

Aldo led
114 SAINTS DELIGHT (“When I can read my title clear / To mansions in the skies”), a 1707 Watts text and so not a psalm, but a free standing hymn.

Asa led
448t CONSECRATION (“Mold as thou will my passive clay / But let me all thy stamp receive”) and Gary noted that potters’ stamps were reserved for the good pots; the failures, unstamped, would be thrown back into the clay.

Merv had asked about the “third heaven” and we sang
299 NEW JERUSALEM (“From the third heaven where God resides”). Gary said the layering and labeling of heaven was a Hellenistic concept adopted into Christianity.

led
297 CONVERSION (“My tongue broke out in unknown strains”) and we discussed its relation to the day of Pentecost, to a more general “speaking in tongues,” and possibly to “strains” of music. Gary related its use here to “outbreaks of pietism” around the turn of the 19C.

Gary took a moment to offer a few more identifications. The GOSPEL POOL (see 34t) was a real place, the pool of Siloam in Jerusalem, of which it was said that from time to time an angel would pass by and stir the waters, and whoever bathed in the waters so disturbed could be healed.  Mention of BABEL’S STREAMS (see 126) signals a song of exile, JUBILEE (144) speaks of the every seven-, or every fifty-year sabbath and forgiveness of debt, NEW TOPIA (215) is a pun on the utopian hopes and communities of the period, and the MERCY SEAT is specifically the golden lid of the Ark of the Covenant, between angels’ wings. LABAN (147b) was Jacob’s deceitful father in law, and MARS HILL in Rome was where St. Paul taught that the “unknown god” was the god of Abraham. Emma led

517 MARS HILL (“How shall the young secure their hearts / And guard their lives from sin?”), suggesting it was a kind of “meta-song” (“That holy book shall guide our youth / And well support our age”).      led

391 SOUNDING JOY (“Oh, may I never read in vain”) as another meta-song (and another Watts 1719 psalm text, presumably)

Paul tested us with a reading from MOBY DICK and led us in
66 JORDAN (“Could we but climb where Moses stood / And view the landscape o’er”)
and Mary Jane made the connection with Mt Pisgah as Moses’ scenic overlook and led
58 PISGAH

Charles led
60 DAY OF WORSHIP (“Dear people, we have met today / To sing, to hear, to preach and pray; / It is our Father’s great command / The road that leads to his right hand. / But oh, the sad and awful state / Of those who stand and come too late, / The foolish virgins did begin / To knock, but could not enter in”). Those hopeful virgins waiting for their Bridegroom! Gary alluded to the “romance” of the soul, connecting it to the Kabbalistic theme of love between God and the Spirit and even to Sufism.

We finished with
229 IRWINTON, Merv
67 COLUMBUS Stina (“My God has me of late forsook,” but concluding, “When I’m tried sufficiently / I shall come forth as gold”)
Closer: 464 SHEPPARD (“How beauteous are their feet / Who stand on Zion’s hill) Gary and Jason.

Thanks to everyone who asked a question or offered a comment, and particularly to Jason and Gary for their thoughtful responses.


Brooklyn singing Feb. 2016—notes

Brooklyn (Joe Beasley) shapenote singing, Sunday, February 14, 2016: Valentine’s Day Edition. At St. Paul’s Church, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York.  Singing from THE SACRED HARP, 1991 Denson edition and 2012 Cooper Book Edition [CB], and the Shenandoah Harmony [ShH]). As always, corrections & additions to these notes welcomed.

Coldest day of the year, coldest day for several years I think; considering which, and that it was Valentine’s Day, I was surprised and delighted by the eventual turnout.  (You can trace the growth of the class through the list below, since calls go around the room.) It was also a good-sounding singing with a lot of lovely songs chosen and confident singing on all parts, though with an unusual absence of female tenors during the first half, so that the second half, once Emma, Carol, and Anna arrived, had a thicker and more clarion sound.

For whatever reasons (surely among them that we didn’t pause for an introductory lesson), we sang quite a lot of songs, eight more than last month and 13 more than December, with a small plurality of Shenandoah over Denson and a minimal Cooper group.  We had one major theme—love, of course; generously defined and marked * below, but let me know if I missed any—and nods to a couple of minor themes: winter and presidents (I’ll leave it to you to spot these; a prize may be given).
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(Um, no, sorry, not a Nobel.)

Present:‬
Jon, Paul, James, Jordan, Alice B., Nancy B., Jasmine, Alice W., Gideon, Chris C., Terry, Carol, Emma, Anna, Jess, nbm. New: Anna’s friend Rebecca; Gideon’s friend Gabe.

Opener: 28t AYLESBURY nbm
31t NINETY THIRD PSALM Paul
38t WINTER Jamie
ShH 22b PSALM 30 Jordan
ShH 418t ROCHESTER (“Depart from mischief, practice love”) Nancy B
39t DETROIT* Alice B
159 WONDROUS LOVE* Jasmine
30t DEVOTION* nbm
CB 426b THE TIME IS ROLLING ON Jon
ShH 307 JOLLY SOLDIER Paul
ShH 285 ETERNITY* Jamie (“Vast as eternity thy love”)
ShH 305 THO DARK BE MY WAY Jordan
ShH 30 FEW HAPPY MATCHES* Nancy B (“Say, mighty love;” we also sang verse 2, with its “two old lutes with ne’er a string”)
312b RESTORATION* Alice B
ShH 181 RICHMOND* nbm (“Great the force and pow’r of love / Whence spring all my strong desires”)
CB 175b STAR IN THE EAST Jon
107 RUSSIA Alice W.
31b WEBSTER Paul
444 ALL SAINTS NEW Jamie
497 NATICK* Jordan
101t CANAAN’S LAND Gideon
127 GREENFIELDS Terry
ShH 84 LAMBERTON* Nancy B (“… eternal love / Whence all our blessings flow”)
474 MOUNT DESERT* Alice B.
CB 61 SWEET RIVERS* Jasmine
ShH 217 JUNIATA Jon
162 PLENARY Alice W.

RECESS

CALLBACK: ShH 147 RIVER OF JORDAN nbm
ShH 257 VOICE OF NATURE Jamie
445b PASSING AWAY Paul (“for Nino [Scalia]”)
ShH 429b SYMYADDA* Gideon (“Of objects most pleasant I love thee the best”)
ShH 264t ANIMATION* Carol (“Let us now, your love possessing”)
ShH 86 SONG OF MOSES* Chris (“Almighty love, inspire my heart”)
ShH 260t CONFLICT Jordan
ShH 49 MARIETTA Terry
ShH 414t CONDESCENSION* Nancy B (Western Minstrel text: “An emblem of true love in you / The one that I adore”)
ShH 404t PARADISE nbm
ShH 284 BETHESDA POOL Jon
479 CHESTER Alice W.
ShH 264b MILLBROOK Paul
ShH 15 CONVERSE* Gideon (the obverse of love)
275t LOVING-KINDNESS* Carol
ShH 250 CARNSVILLE* Chris (“Im-pel-led by his love”)
ShH 403 HICK’S FAREWELL* Jordan
CB 522 SHADES OF NIGHT Terry
ShH 324 SCOTLAND* Nancy B. (“on wings of love”)
278t LOVE SHALL NEVER DIE* nbm
CB 478 MARCH ON Jon
178 AFRICA Alice W.
CB 411 THE FINEST FLOWER* Jamie (“Love is the sweetest bud that blows”)
89 CHURCH’S DESOLATION Gideon & Gabe
371 HEAVENLY DOVE* Emma
CB 106 ECSTASY Carol
Closer: CB 38t SESSIONS

STATS & COMMENTS: Totals: 27 plus 27 for 54 songs: 22 Denson, 8 Cooper, 24 Shenandoah.  There were three Denson duplicates from December, 38t WINTER, 38b WINDHAM, and 159 WONDROUS LOVE: two from the Cooper Book (CB175b STAR IN THE EAST, CB478 MARCH ON), and three from the Shen Harm (ShH147 RIVER OF JORDAN, ShH 264b MILLBROOK, 403 HICK’S FAREWELL). At last, the streaks of CB 559 WILL YOU MEET ME? and CB 54t PALMETTO have been broken, while MILLBROOK and WONDROUS LOVE roll past them. We collected $23 for the church. (I dropped off $80 covering the previous quarter and a package of homemade cookies last week; Father Cullen thanked me for both, but mostly the cookies. “The money goes to the church,” as he said.)


February 2016 singings, rawther late

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Okay, First Sunday’s come and gone; I got in about forty minutes after my chorus’ performance in Brooklyn. Second Sunday Brooklyn will be a Valentine’s Day Singing, so I figure an appropriate follow-on will be chocolate fondue and other sweets. Aldo said something a couple of weeks ago about Third Sundays moving to Middle Collegiate for a while, but I believe that’s planned for spring or summer, so expect the UES singing to go forward at Ch. of the Epiphany as usual on Feb. 21. Melissa will be organizing the Christian Harmony session on Saturday before Fourth Sunday, February 27, but I expect some of us (including me) will be at the Catskills All Day Singing in Phoenicia, New York. I had a chance to sing with Chair Julia Reichel at Keystone and was vividly impressed by her spirit and energy.

Meanwhile, mini singing schools continue on Wednesday nights. Feb. 10 will see a mini-All Day to explore convention etiquette and song choice. Should be fun (though will be fun sans moi as I’ll be at a concert).


CHRISTIAN HARMONY HOME SINGING, Jan. 30, 2016 — notes

land of harmony

I searched “harmonium” on the Digital Public Library of America site (dp.la) and all the pictures were of missions in Africa and India, courtesy of a collection at USC. Go figure.

CHRISTIAN HARMONY HOME SINGING
January 30, 2016

Present: Andre, Nancy B., Jamie, Aldo, Jon, Sam, Sabdh, Jasmine, Carol, Chris C. Charles, Melissa, Lindsay, nbm.

These are merely partial notes, maybe 80% of the tunes and 70% of the callers.* I was distracted by cooking and other things.  And no notes were taken of the after-lunch (but before-dessert) session with the Daily Primitive Baptist Harmony, copies kindly provided by Sam. Still, it will give an idea of the rep we got through and remind us of songs we enjoyed, or didn’t.  If you have anything to add (or correct: I can’t always read my own scrawl), I’d be glad to hear it. Please be reassured that the folks noted as “thinking of” are not dead, just not with us on the day.

The menu was: chicken chili, chickpea-squash Moroccan stew, rice, and broccoli, accompanied by cilantro, scallions, yogurt, and sour cream.  We were further honored with contributions of hummus, olives, kimchee, cheese, crackers, and other snacks, and a heroically gorgeous apple pie from Nancy Britton. Thanks, most profoundly, to everyone for coming and making it so much fun. Regular Saturday before Fourth Sunday CH singing returns at Menno House in February (Feb. 27).

* I made up these statistics.

All songs from THE CHRISTIAN HARMONY, 2012 Edition.

313 BRUCE’S ADDRESS Andre
9b CORDS OF LOVE nbm
189 ONE BY ONE Andre
36t LOVELY VINE nbm
432b FISH POND Nancy B
212 CHRISTIAN PROSPECT Jamie
131 WILL YOU MEET ME? nbm
128t HESTER Jon
101 AN ADDRESS FOR YOU ALL Charles
50  CRANBROOK Sam
51 LONSDALE Jon
64 YOUTHFUL BLESSINGS nbm
262 COLLINS Sabdh
346 STAR IN THE EAST Andre
268 COME YE TO THE WATERS Charles (“Ho!” song no. 2)
166 WHAT CAN I DO? Nancy B
168b SUNRISE Andre
170 ON MY WAY Sabdh
180 SINLESS SUMMERLAND (thinking of Mary Ellen)
114 THAT GLORIOUS DAY Chris
330 FULFILMENT Charles
179 TRAVELING ON nbm
111b JUDKINS Jon
176 HEAVENLY TREASURES
492b SUPPLICATION Chris
82 GOSPEL WAVES
41b ARDOR
42 JOY-BELLS Jasmine
43 THE HEAVENLY THRONG Jon
385 SWEET HEAVEN Andre
171 SESSIONS (thinking of Sarah L.)
415b HENRY
355 HOMEWARD BOUND
185 CORINTH
105T (?) TENDER CARE
65 (?) THE GOLDEN HILL Jon
133 JUNIATA Jon
132 MUSICAL SOCIETY Andre
142 THE SOLID ROCK Jon
208b FRENCH BROAD nbm
365 MOURNER’S LAMENTATION Jasmine
85  MERCY SEAT Jon
223 HALLELUJAH! PRAISE THE LORD
203 CUMBERLAND nbm


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