A request has been made that each of the 57 songs from the Heritage of Harmony Songbook should have learning tracks made for them. This project will likely cost any where from $6000-9000 of unbudgeted spending and take almost a year to complete. Before we react one way or another based on one member’s request, here are several questions:
1. Have we become so reliant on learning tracks as a Society that there are no other means to learn these relatively easy songs? (Sounds like a separate blog question if you ask me!)
2. Is there a great demand for these tracks other than this one request?
3. Considering the cost to create these, should they also be on the website for free download with no possibility to recoup some of the expenses or should there be a nominal fee?
4. These arrangements have existed in songbook form for 20 years. Why now should tracks be made? Is it because the music is free?