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This is one of the largest informational online sites devoted to the preservation of American music (classical, folk, popular), with hundreds of pages devoted to recordings and research. For the latest news, click the Announcements or News buttons on the left. See Archives and Surveys/ Commemorative CDs/Multimedia DVDs/ Sample Topics/ Lists and Series below.

















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Some recordings listed on this site are also available
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Music by ASCAP composer, Roger Lee Hall,

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Two newly remastered CDs with his music:

"Gentle Peace" and "Creator God"



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Archives and Surveys

American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA)



American Composers Series -
Resources and Recordings


New England Music Archive (NEMA)




Shaker Music Archive (SMA)





Special CDs

Christmas Music in America
(includes old and new Christmas carols)



"Celestial Praises"
A Celebration of Shaker Spirituals
(compiled from 40 years of research)



"It's Magic"
A One Hundredth Birthday
Celebration of Sammy Cahn
(American Classics Ensemble)



New CD release

"Land of Our Hearts"
American War Songs:
American Revolution to World War I




Multimedia DVDs

(New revised 6th edition)





"Simple Gifts"
Great American Folk Song



"Millennial Praise"
Singing New Englanders:
From The Pilgrims to The Shakers




"The Star-Spangled Banner"
Early Songs of Protest and Patriotism






Sample topics on this site

Film in Focus Series



Lists and Series

100 Essential Film Scores of the 20th Century
American Music Recordings Collection (AMRC)
American Music Timeline, 1620-1920
American Song History 200 (ASH)
Essential American Recordings Survey (EARS)
Multimedia Americana Music Series (MAMS)
New England Music Series (NEMS)
Preserving American Music Series (PAMS)
Sammy Film Music Awards (SFMA)



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