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Hear "A New Year's Prayer"
by Roger Lee Hall from
Celestial Praises: A Celebration of Shaker Spirituals
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Now in its 10th year online, American Music is one of the largest informational sites devoted to helping preserve American music
from the past with listings of resources and recordings.

Because of the vast amount of American music, only a sampling can be covered here.

The Director of American Music Preservation is musicologist and composer, Roger Lee Hall

The purpose of this site is to help preserve America's musical heritage especially with recordings and video programs.

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

If you would like to join this effort to help distribute the music or the recordings on this site, write to: American Music Preservation (AMP)



This site is operated by PineTree Multimedia Productions (PTMP), an educational music service, and donations are appreciated to help keep this site Online. You can help support this informational website by making a donation by credit card in $US at the bottom of this page.


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Please support this educational site by ordering any titles at the
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Please note:
American Music Preservation does not provide any visual discs (DVD, VCD or Blu-ray)
to companies outside of the USA.


Here are the highlights listed below:









American Patriotic Titles

"Land of Our Hearts" - American Songs of War and Peace










Hear original versions of "John Brown" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic" in this collection:

"Lincoln and Liberty" - Music From Abraham Lincoln's Era


"The Star-Spangled Banner" - A Bicentennial Salute


















"A Toast" - Music of George Washington's Time




Archives and Collections


American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA) - Links and Lists

American Music Recordings Collection


New England Music Archive (NEMA)


Preserving American Music Series (PAMS)



Shaker Music Preservation Series (SMPS)





American Composers



American Composers Series








Music in New England



"Dedication" - Singing in Stoughton, 1762-1987
(includes information about America's oldest choral society)



New England Music Series




Music of the Shakers



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



"Simple Gifts" - Great American Folk Song




Film Soundtracks and Songs



covering film scores and movie songs
with CD, book and DVD reviews

Film Music Review (FMR)


A GUIDE TO FILM MUSIC (6th edition)


Music Masters: Fifteen Film Composers
(also includes A GUIDE TO FILM MUSIC)



The Sammy Film Music Awards




Vintage Popuilar Songs


"Free As The Breeze" - Tales of a Struggling Songwriter


Popular Songswriters and The Great American Songbook



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




Sensational Sinatra! A Centennial Remembrance

"All The Way" - Frank Sinatra in Hollywood


Early Elvis Presley in 1956




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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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