The ~16th Swannanoa Valley Singing

St. James Episcopal Church Parish Hall
Black Mountain, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Saturday, November 7, 2009

(~ because no one remembers when Willie Israel started the singings at Highland Farms)

All selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint).
Leaders often led two songs at a time.

Chair Joe Holbert welcomed the singers, and led 'a moment of silence' as Opening Prayer.
129t, Coronation - Joe Holbert
198, Creation
78b, New Britain - Mary Baumeister
117, Angel Band
170t, Refuge - Don Wiley
148, Leander
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
89b, Northfield
61t, North Carolina - Chris Wilhelm
128t, Ninety-Fifth
328b, Pass Me Not - Ken George
381A, Not Made with Hands
171t, Sessions - Dan Huger
118t, Campbell
103b, Fish Pond - Julianne Wiley
36b, Albion


55b, Idumea - Laura Krueger
195, Garden
58t, Liverpool - Rachel Rudi
60t, Dunlaps Creek
282, Friendship - Joe Holbert
283, Willowby - Mary Baumeister
64t, The Penitent's Prayer - Don Wiley
321b, Hear and Save - Chris Wilhelm
381C, Twilight is Falling - Ken George
381D, Holy Manna - Dan Huger (by request)
Grace for dinner (silent)


21, Webster - Julianne Wiley
223t, Hendon
59b, Dove of Peace - Joe Holbert
231t, King of Peace
35b, Boylston - Mary Baumeister
58b, Primrose
41b, Ardor - Don Wiley
81t, Maitland
115b, It Is I - Chris Wilhelm
352, Rest for the Weary
159b, Long-Sought Home - Ken George
158, The Land of Rest
149t, Fiducia - Dan Huger
139b, Suffield
159t, The Saint's Delight - Julianne Wiley
291b, Warrenton - Joe Holbert
174t, Prospect - Mary Baumeister
57b, Kambia - Don Wiley
76b, Night
214, Hosanna - Chris Wilhelm
346, Star in the East
225b, Martin - Ken George
255t, Watchman
215t, In That Morning - Dan Huger (by request)
77t, Rockingham (First)
A moment of silence, as Closing Prayer
200b, Parting Hand

There were some 15 singers just before dinner.
The hat was passed.
The weather was bright and quite warm, we had to open the door towards the end.
Thanks to St James for permitting us to use the hall, which sounds great.

Minutes, Dan Huger

2009 Minutes listing
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November 2009

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