The 5th Annual Singing on the River

Madison County Arts Council
Marshall, Madison County, North Carolina

Saturday, December 7, 2019

All selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 2015 Folk Heritage reprint).

Laura Boosinger, chair, welcomed the class.

Opening prayer, Willie Israel.

136, Sherburne - Zack Allen
137, Antioch - Dan Huger
346, Star in the East - Willie Israel
208b, French Broad - Laura Boosinger
35b, Boylston - Maggie Lauterer
106, Sweet Rivers - Scott Swanton
282, Friendship - Chris Berg
87t, Zerah - Diane Eskenasy
342t, Blest Morn - June Jolley


128t, Ninety-Fifth - Laura Boosinger
55b, Idumea - Zack Allen
89t, Brightest Days, or Elevation - Dan Huger
157, Hallelujah - Willie Israel
159t, The Saint's Delight - Laura Boosinger
129b, Christmas - Maggie Lauterer
215t, In That Morning - Scott Swanton
with the 3rd verse introduced by Mr Moss
58b, Primrose - Chris Berg
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy

Dinner (Grace by Laura Boosinger)

214, Hosanna - Laura Boosinger (by request)
235, Faithful Soldier - June Jolley (in memory of Quay Smathers)
369, Easter Anthem - Zack Allen
380, Christian Song - Dan Huger
194t, Chester - Willie Israel
88, Pisgah - Laura Boosinger
204t, Prayer Meeting - Maggie Lauterer
129t, Coronation - Scott Swanton
218t, Cookham - Chris Berg
89b, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
77t, Rockingham (First) - June Jolley


76b, Night - Dan Huger
Announcements (and passing of ‘the bowl’...)
339, Samanthra - Zack Allen
207t, Windham - Dan Huger
60b, China - Willie Israel (in memory of Sydney and Louise Allen)
359, Wondrous Love - Laura Boosinger
130b, Passing Away - Scott Swanton
248b, Union - Chris Berg
198, Creation - Diane Eskenasy
67b, Dundee - June Jolley, by request of David Philpott,
who asked to sit in the middle to listen, and who followed by reciting
Sonnet 73: “That time of year thou may'st in me behold…”
200b, Parting Hand

Closing prayer, Laura Boosinger.

Secretary, Dan Huger.

The day was bright but cool; we had about thirty singers.

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