11th Annual Nan Herring (Furman) Singing

Nan Herring Pavilion, Daniel Music Building, Furman University
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina

Saturday, May 10, 2008

The eleventh annual singing at Furman University, using The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint) (songs tagged with 'CHw'), The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) (songs tagged with 'AL'), and The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition (songs tagged with 'SH'), was called to order by Chairman Frances Carnell leading song on page 21 (CHw), Webster.
Opening prayer, John Plunkett.
In the opening session, all songs were from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1994 reprint).
187b, Sylvan Stream - Frances Carnell
103b, Fish Pond - Dan Huger
162t, Heavenly Light, or Eden - Lee Rogers
187t, Triumph - John Plunkett
194b, Dell of the Woods - John Hollingsworth
332, Babylonian Captivity - Jane Spencer
50, Cranbrook - Judy Mincey
41t, Mediation - Michael Spencer
214, Hosanna - Bill Hogan
215b, Kay - Nathan Rees
67b, Dundee - Bill Hollingsworth
223t, Hendon - Eddie Mash
180t, Hesperia - Mary Baumeister
381B, Babylon is Fallen - Leon Carnell
294, Carmarthen - Nancy Hogan

In a business session, the previous year's officers were re-elected:
Chair—Frances Carnell; Vice Chair—Dan Huger; Secretary—Lee Rogers. John Plunkett was named Chaplain and Jonathon Smith was appointed as the Finance Committee.


In the second morning session, all songs sung from The Sacred Harp (1991).
191, Virginia - Frances Carnell
492, Invocation (Second)
276, Bridgewater - Jonathon Smith
176b, Blooming Youth - Danny Arms
155, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
503, Lloyd - Ken George
63, Coronation - Gib Rogers
85, The Morning Trumpet - Tom Taylor
228, Marlborough - Frances Carnell
99, Gospel Trumpet - Dan Huger
188, Spring - Lee Rogers
50t, Mortality - John Plunkett
460, Sardis - John Hollingsworth
151, Symphony - Jane Spencer
180, Vermont - Judy Mincey
499, At Rest - Michael Spencer
198, Green Street - Bill Hogan
516, DeLong - Nathan Rees
56b, Villulia - Bill Hollingsworth
538, Hampton - Eddie Mash
43, Primrose Hill - Mary Baumeister


The afternoon sessions were "leader's choice".
NB: one song from An Eclectic Harmony, Volume I, 1999.
xxx (EH1), Millbrook - Dan Huger
268 (SH), David's Lamentation - Leon Carnell
274t (SH), The Golden Harp - Nancy Hogan
392 (SH), Manchester - Danny Arms
210b (CHw), Contented Soldier - Jonathon Smith
51 (CHw), Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
359 (CHw), Wondrous Love - Ken George
457 (SH), Wayfaring Stranger - Gib Rogers
118b (CHw), Lydia - Chris Wilhelm
522 (SH), Ye Heedless Ones - Frances Carnell
261t (CHw), The Good Shepherd - Dan Huger
221t (CHw), Pleyel's Hymn - Lee Rogers
381C (CHw), Twilight is Falling - John Plunkett and Liz Porter
72b (CHw), Joyful News - John Hollingsworth
211 (SH), Whitestown - Jane Spencer
116t (CHw), The Finest Flower - Judy Mincey
361 (CHw), Solemn Thought - Michael Spencer


501 (SH), O'Leary - Frances Carnell
448t (SH), Consecration - Bill Hogan
449 (SH), Fatherland - Robert Kelley
374 (SH), Oh, Sing With Me!
100 (SH), The Bower of Prayer - Nathan Rees
236 (SH), Easter Anthem - Bill Hollingsworth
49 (CHw), Forever with the Lord - Eddie Mash and Ted Yoder
143t (CHw), Coleshill - Mary Baumeister
51 (SH), My Home - Leon Carnell
178 (SH), Africa - Nancy Hogan
168 (SH), Cowper - Chris Wilhelm
200 (SH), Edom - Danny Arms
222 (SH), Ocean - Jonathon Smith
253 (AL), Is It Far? - Diane Eskenasy
179 (AL), Traveling On - Ken George
128 (SH), The Promised Land - Gib Rogers


The class saluted Mrs Jean O Gaston and Mr John Gaston, for hosting us.
56t (SH), Columbiana - Frances Carnell
Closing prayer, John Plunkett.

The day was bright but mild.
There were some 45 singers.
Thank you to Furman University.
Minutes by Lee Rogers

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