Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Making of The Georgian Harmony

We had sung both “Lloyd” and “Christian’s Farewell” (pp. 503 and 347 in The Sacred Harp) late in the singing at Haynes Creek on the first Sunday of September, 2005, and as we left the building I told Raymond how … Continue reading

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Help Me to Sing: Raymond Hamrick as Composer and Teacher

Raymond Hamrick was a master craftsman. For close to eight decades, he worked as a jeweler repairing watches at Andersen’s Jewelers. For most of those years, he also used this eye for detail to craft and teach the art of … Continue reading

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