Welcome to the sounds of American music!

This is the largest online site devoted to preserving American music through research and recordings.

There is more emphasis on music in America from the 18th and 19th centuries with discs featuring music examples and videos.

American Music preservation.com is is owned and operated by PineTree Productions,
an educational service established to provide resources and recordings.

There are three divisions of this educational service:

PineTree Press - books and booklets

PineTree Music - sheet music

PineTree Multimedia (PTM) - computer discs with bonus audio and video features






Roger Lee Hall, A.M.P.

He is a prolific American Music Preservationist working in Ethnomusicology and Historical Musicology.

Currently, he is Director of the Center for American Music Preservation (CAMP)

In addition, he is Album Producer for the CD series -- American Music Recordings Collection (AMRC)

Also, he is the composer-in-residence for this website
and his compositions are available from -- PineTree Music

He has produced over 50 CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs for PineTree Multimedia-- CLICK HERE

To see his titles in the American Music Resource Editions series -- CLICK HERE

For the list of his music lectures and workshops -- CLICK HERE

Because of his many achievements in music,
he has been honored by being included in two distinguished directories:
Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World -- CLICK HERE

Read more about his many diverse musical activities -- CLICK HERE


A few of the CDs available at this site with Premiere Recordings...


AMRC CD 0017: Celestial Praises: A Celebration of Shaker Spirituals


AMRC CD 0026: Land of Our Hearts:
American Songs of War and Peace (American Revolution to World War 1)

AMRC CD 0028: AMERICAN PLACES - Musical Travels



AMRC 0030: EASTER CONCERT - An Oratorio by E.A. Jones (World Premiere Recording)



See the complete list of AMRC CDs -- CLICK HERE



Four new publications for 2017--


"The Best Choice" - A Sampling of American Communal Hymns


"Blended Together" - Interviews with The Shakers



In celebration of 45 years of music research:
"Give Us This Day" - Two Historic American Choral Music Traditions


The dark night is ending,
And dawn has begun
All speech flow to music,
All hearts beat as one!

"The dark night is ending" -a fifty year musical remembrance



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Please note:
American Music Preservation does not provide any visual discs (Films, VCD or Blu-ray)
to companies in other countries.

All DVDs listed are computer discs which contain historical information,
music examples (mp3 or wav files), images, and some releases also have video clips or cable television programs.






There are many musical treasures waiting to be discvered from America's past and in need of preservation.

You can help in the preservation efforts on this site by purchasing any publications
(music collections, CDs, DVDs) listed on this site,
or by writing with an offer for financial support in this worthwhile preservation effort.

To contact PineTree Productions about support -- CLICK HERE

You can help support this informational website by making a donation by credit card in $US at the bottom of this page.
































American Composers












First American Art Song by Francis Hopkinson



American Composers Series













A Tribute to Aaron Copland -
Dean of American Composers




Music in New England


New England Music Institute



New England Composers




New England Heritage Music



Singing New Englanders - From The Pilgrims to The Shakers




Singing Stoughton and America's oldest choral society




Music of the Shakers


Music of the American Shakers - Resources and Recordings




"Give Good Gifts": Shaker Music in the 20th Century



"The Humble Heart": A Forty Year Survey of Shaker Music



"Simple Gifts" - Great American Folk Song


Film Music


Film Music Review (FMR)



Bernard Herrmann 1941: Two film score classics



"It's Magic":
A One Hundredth Birthday Celebration
of Sammy Cahn



The Annual Sammy Film Music Awards


Popular Songs and Songwriters

"It's Easy To Remember" - A Tribute to Bing Crosby



"All The Way" - A Centennial Remembrance of Frank Sinatra



Remembering Radio




Music, By George! - A George Gershwin Tribute




The Bill Randle Chronicles - From Electric Elvis to The Shakers








Music Preservation Resources


Center for American Music Preservation



Preserving Our Musical Past



Shaker Music Preservation Series


Society for Earlier American Music (SEAM)


Multimedia American Music Series

Music from the Eras of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

For all the DVD titles in this series -- CLICK HERE





Music Archives


American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA)




New England Music Archive (NEMA)





















Composer-in-Residence for American Music Preservation.com

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Music by Roger Lee Hall is available exclusively from

PineTree Music










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For those interested in information about music from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, you can join
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For additional information relating to American music
see these recommended Online sites:



ICAMUS the international center for american music

The International Center for American Music (ICAMus)


SAM Home

The Society for American Music (SAM)
















































































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