Hymns and Songs for Living

The pages under Phase I provide history and credits about those who participated in the Phase I efforts toward creation of this album.

Note. This album will be completed in Spring 2023. Target for completion of its companion publication, the extensive History Through 26 HYmns and Songs eBook is late 2023. The album likely will be made available alone earlier in the year, and when the eBook becomes available as a discounted bundle. You can express interest via the comments page.

Overview of Work Completed during Phase I – 1998 - 2004

A draft recording of the entire structure of the album was completed during Phase I (except for the new arrangement for "Welcome Home" with David singing lead). This included:

Biographical credits for each of the artists involved during Phase I are accessible via the dropdown submenu above left describing their contributions to this album. They are grouped by instrument. Click on the appropriate instrument category link and a new webpage will give you access to information about each of the artists who played in that category of instrument.

Technical Recording Process Note

The Phase I work on Hymns and Songs for Living  was recorded before wide commercial prevalence of digital tools now widely used. The technical recording medium used for Phase I recording of this album in Studio B at Bias Recording Studio in Springfield, Virginia was:

NOTE. With the strong resurgence in analogue recording and production of vinyl records, Dolby SR is again more in use in recording studios with 2 inch 24 track analogue tape. Dolby SR's tape noise reduction capabilities are considered very close to what is achieved in digital recording. (However, you don't get access to the digital editing capabilities for mixing and mastering.)

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