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Latest improvements to this site

Thanks to my friend, Juan Carlos Garcia, the site is now set up so you can freely print out the sheet music. Currently, a hymn must have a tutorial video for the sheet music to be available for you, and I have only made videos for about half of my arrangements. That is why you will see both a HYMNAL tab and a TEMP HYMNAL tab. Anything on the HYMNAL tab has sheet music that can be printed or viewed and has a tutorial video. Pieces listed on the TEMP HYMNAL tab have no video yet and the sheet music can only be viewed and played, but not printed.

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Site Under Construction

The website that I have used to house and share my arrangements, Score Exchange, recently changed their policies. They no longer allow any composer to simply give away their work for free. They added a price on all my arrangements and I only found out about it through guitarists who contacted me. But all things work for the good for those who love the Lord, so this will work out quite nicely.

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Seven new Christmas tutorial videos

I just made seven new videos: Angels We Have Heard on High; Away in a Manger; Lo, How a Rose E're Blooming; O Little Town of Bethlehem; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Of the Father's Love Begotten; and Silent Night. I added the YouTube video links beside the hymn titles on my INDEX page. I also added links to old videos for The Coventry Carol and What Child Is This. I hope to make a few more Christmas videos by early December, but these will give you somethings to learn before Christmas.

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Music for Advent and Christmas

Yesterday, I finally had time to work on videos again. I recorded 5 Advent hymns (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel; Creator of the Stars of Night; O Come Divine Messiah; People Look East; Comfort, Comfort, O My People) and one Christmas hymn, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen. I don’t plan to make any more Advent videos this year, but I do plan on getting more videos made of Christmas hymns. Hopefully they will be done by the first week of December, which will give you a few weeks to practice before the church’s Christmas season begins.

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Progress Report

My summer vacation ends today and I report back to school tomorrow. A week ago I finally finished all my extra jobs for the summer and have focused on my guitar tutorials the past week, getting 10 new videos posted online. I now have 19 tutorial videos of my hymn arrangements in the new format, which uses 2 cameras, my studio equipment to record the sound, and video editing software to put everything together. I have also made 3 videos that teach guitar intros for three popular Mass settings.

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