The 32nd Annual Mountain Heritage Day Singing

Outreach Center Gymnasium, Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina

Saturday, September 30, 2006

The morning session was sung from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.

Mike Nichols greeted the singers, then introduced Dr James Dooley, Emeritus Chair of the WCU Music Department, who also welcomed the singers briefly, and led
127, Green Fields
Mr Nichols then called Mr Hugh McGraw, who arranged the morning session.
59, Holy Manna - Hugh McGraw
365, Southwell - Eddie Mash
416, The Christian's Nightly Song - Jeremy Shipp
417, Weeping Pilgrim
38b, Windham - Dan Huger
269, Bear Creek
64, Nashville - Mary Baumeister in honor of Chris Carnell, being married this day in Nashville, TN
211, Whitestown
45t, New Britain - Mike Nichols
128, The Promised Land
129, Heavenly Armor - Carl Johnson
164, Duane Street
87, Sweet Canaan - Henry Zittrouer
159, Wondrous Love - Carl Blozan
430, Arbacoochee - Caroline Parsons
504, Wood Street
445, Passing Away - Steve Walker
107, Russia
58, Pisgah - Will Peebles
155, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
63, Coronation
569b, Sacred Throne - Ken George
448b, The Grieved Soul - Eddie Mash
198, Green Street
282, I'm Going Home - Caroline Parsons
51, My Home - Mary Baumeister
209, Evening Shade - Dan Huger
101t, Canaan's Land - Hugh McGraw (by request)
Blessing, Mike Nichols

Lunch was provided by the Mountain Heritage Day committee.

The afternoon session was sung from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint), except for one song from The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) (tagged as `AL').

Mike Nichols again greeted the singers, and introduced Dr James Dooley, who welcomed the singers, remembered Dr Eva Adcock, who founded the MHD singing 32 years ago, and led
255t, Watchman.
Mr Nichols then recognized Dan Huger, who arranged the afternoon session, and led
261t, The Good Shepherd.
214, Hosanna - Mr McGraw
282, Friendship - Mary Baumeister
344, Morality - Will Peebles
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
250, Realms of the Blest - Mike Nichols
339, Samanthra (in honor of Franz Whitmire)
128b, Hester - Eddie Mash
215t, In That Morning - Caroline Parsons
245t, Bozrah - Jeremy Shipp
248 (AL), Twilight is Falling - Greg Smith
381A, Not Made with Hands - Carl Blozan
55b, Idumea - Ken George
158, The Land of Rest - Edna Vickers
367, David's Lamentation - Dan Huger (by request)
170t, Refuge - Mary Baumeister
103b, Fish Pond - Will Peebles and Gary Poe
136, Sherburne - Diane Eskenasy
117, Angel Band - Mike Nichols (in memory of Eva Adcock)
217, Jerusalem - Eddie Mash
159t, The Saint's Delight - Caroline Parsons
369, Easter Anthem - Jeremy Shipp (by request)
355, Homeward Bound - Greg Smith
135, Raymond - Carl Blozan (by the shapes and by the numbers)
62b, Joy to the World - Dr Dooley
200b, Parting Hand
Dismissal, Pelham Thomas

It was a cool, crisp autumn day.
There were about sixty singers throughout the day, with several dozen more listeners in and out.

Minutes: Dan Huger in the morning, Mary Baumeister in the afternoon.

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