Sheet Music vs. Soundtracks
Several weeks ago, quite a few readers indicated interest in seeing occasional topics connected to church music. Here’s one: For those of you who are involved in church music—whether on a regular basis or doing occasional features—do you use soundtracks, live accompaniment played with sheet music, or live accompaniment played by ear?
If you had the options of soundtracks and sheet music, which would you prefer and why?
If you prefer sheet music: How do you find sheet music, especially for recent songs? Will you do songs (whether features or congregational) for which you cannot find sheet music?