The entire structure for the album (with the exception of Welcome Home) was completed during Phase I. This included:
(All electronic keyboard accompaniments and Hammond Organ were replaced in Phase II with real pipe organ. The recording was made by Slipped DISC onsite 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.)
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 remained troubling:
All these were addressed as part of the Phase II work.
The Phase I work on Hymns and Songs for Living took place before there was wide commercial prevalence of digital tools now available in recording studios 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:
All the materials were converted to digital for the Phase II work.