In celebration of 45 years of extensive music research!
A Major Collection
Historic American Choral Music
Are you a musician, conductor, researcher, teacher or student?
Did you know that two of the oldest surviving
American singing traditions
began back in the 18th century?
Learn about them on a new multimedia DVD-ROM.
Both of them still exist today in New England:
--The Old Stoughton Musical Society, Stoughton, Massachusetts
--The United Society of Shakers, Sabbathday Lake, Maine
This material was compiled
by Roger Lee Hall,
Director of the Center for American Music Preservation
"Give Us This Day" -
Two Historic American Choral Traditions
The DVD includes a massive digitized collection:
with 500 files in 50 folders,
including historical music publications,
sheet music, concert program illustrations, and more.
-- audio files with interviews and music.
--a cable television program and concert highlights.
There are many premiere recordings
of music on the disc,
including the title hymn from the Civil War era:
"Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread"
words and music by Stephen C. Foster, 1863
This multimedia DVD-ROM
is ideal for
classroom teachers, writers, researchers,
Get your copy now at a special introductory price!
"Give Us This Day" -
Two Historic American Choral Music Traditions
Compiled and Edited by Roger Lee Hall
To order this informative DVD-ROM,
playable on any computer or compatible device,
American Music Research Editions No. 12
compiled and edited by Roger Lee Hall:
The New England Harmony
Music in Old New England, 1778-1878
"Angel of Peace" -
The Boston Peace Jubilees
"Great God of Nations" -
Music by E.A. Jones
"Millennial Praise" - Singing New Englanders:
From The Pilgrims to The Shakers
A New England Choral Sampler
"Give Good Gifts" -
Shaker Music in the 20th Century
"Song of the Old Folks" -
Father Kemp and The Old Folks Concerts
Singing in Stoughton, 1762-1992
See all the titles in the
PineTree Multimedia (PTM) Series
available on CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs
For further information contact:
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of her birth
Music by Amy Marcy Cheney Beach and four other women composers
are featured on a new CD featuring performances
by The Old Stoughton
Musical Society Chorus and other musicians
-- click here