The entire structure for the album (with the exception of Welcome Home) was completed during Phase I. This included:
Biographical information for each of the artists involved during Phase I may be accessed via the dropdown links above left which are grouped by category for their contributions to this album. Click on the dropdown button above left, and then on the appropriate link to go to information about each of the artist categories for each person involved in each of the functional areas.
Although almost all of the foundations for this album were completed during Phase I, the following things were identified as needing updating:
(All electronic keyboard accompaniments and Hammond Organ were replaced in Phase II with real pipe organ. The recording was made by Slipped DISC on location at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland, Virginia on their Scribner-Keeble Memorial Pipe Organ. The church is located on the campus of Randolph Macon College.)
All these were addressed as part of the Phase II work.
The Phase I work on Hymns and Songs for Living took place before the wide commercial prevalence of digital tools now available because of the digital revolution. Thus, the technical medium used in Studio B at Bias Recording Studio in Springfield, Virginia for recording this album was:
The first thing done at the beginning of Phase II was to convert all the recordings to digital for the Phase II work.