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
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 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.