Welcome to the sounds of American music!
This is the largest site providing information about American music in need of preservation.
No attempt is made to cover all kinds of American music since it is too vast an area to cover completely.
We need to help preserve music from earlier America. Will you help in this effort?
Please look over the information below with links to many of the topics,
and pass along this site to your friends and colleagues.
The site includes historical information and music collections on CDs and DVDs.
See a sample video of a popular Shaker song, arranged for chorus by Roger Lee Hall -- click here
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Most of the information on this site was written and edited by Roger Lee Hall,
a prolific American Music Preservationist and ASCAP composer.
He is Album Producer for the CD series -- American Music Recordings Collection (AMRC)
His compositions are available exclusively at -- PineTree Music
For a list of his American Music Research Editions -- click here
He has produced over 50 CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs for PineTree Multimedia-- click here
For the list of his music lectures and workshops -- click here
Read more about his many musical activities -- click here
See the tunes selected for National Carry A Tune Week
-- click here
A few of the CDs available from 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 I)
Read the rave comments about it
AMRC CD 0028: AMERICAN PLACES - Musical Travels
In honor of the 150th birthday of Amy Beach
AMRC 0040: Five American Women Composers
See the complete list of AMRC CDs -- click here
New publications for 2017:
"The Best Choice" - A Sampling of American Communal Hymns
"Blended Together" - Interviews with The Shakers
"Give Us This Day" - Two Historic Choral Music Traditions
These areas are the main topics covered on this AMP site:
Other topics on this page:
All the books, CDs, and DVDs listed here are for sale through PayPal to help keep this educational site Online.
Please support this site by ordering any titles on this page or at the AMP Store
American Music Preservation does not provide any visual discs (Films, VCD or Bu-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 discovered from America's past and in need of preservation.
You can help in the preservation efforts on this site by purchasing any publications
listed on this site,
or by writing with an offer for financial support in this worthwhile preservation effort.
To contact PineTree Productions about your support -- CLICK HERE
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