Welcome to the many sounds of American music!
This is the largest site on the web providing information about historical 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.
But a vast time span is highlighted on this site covering over 300 years.
There is a need to 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 link to your friends and colleagues.
American Music Preservation (AMP) includes historical information and also CDs and DVDs
intended for performances, research writing, classroom teaching, or personal enjoyment.
This site is affiliated with the
CASABLANCA - The Classic Film Score and Song (75th anniversary tribute)
All the books, CDs, and DVDs listed on this site are for sale through safe and secure PayPal.
Please help keep this site Online by ordering any titles at tha Store -- click here
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.
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
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)
AMRC CD 0028: AMERICAN PLACES - Musical Travels
In honor of the 150th birthday of Amy Beach
AMRC 0040: Five American Women Composers
All AMRC CDs are now On Sale for a limited time -- click here
These are the main topics covered on this AMP site:
Other topics on this page:
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
You can help support this informational website by making a donation by credit card for 25 US dollars or more at the bottom of this page.