Welcome to the sounds of American music!
This is the largest online site providing information about selected American music in need of preservation from the past.
AMP seeks to provide the most accurate information available and to help preserve worthwhile historical music which tends to be ignored or forgotten.
No attempt is made to cover all kinds of American since it is too vast an area to cover completely.
American Music Preservation.com is is owned and operated by PineTree Productions,
an educational service established to provide resources and recordings for performance, teaching and listening enhancement.
There are three divisions of this educational service:
PineTree Press - books and booklets
PineTree Music - sheet music and music collections
PineTree Multimedia (PTM) - computer discs with bonus audio and video features
Most of the information on this site was written and edited by Roger Lee Hall,
a prolific American Music Preservationist.
Currently, he is Director of the Center for American Music Preservation (CAMP)
and the American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA)
In addition, he is Album Producer for the CD series -- American Music Recordings Collection (AMRC)
His compositions are available at -- PineTree Music
For a list of his CDs -- 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 historical material available from the
Center for American Music Preservation
A few of the CDs now 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 Marcy Cheney Beach
AMRC 0040: Five American Women Composers
See the complete list of 40 AMRC CDs -- CLICK HERE
Four new publications for 2017:
"The Best Choice" - A Sampling of American Communal Hymns
"Blended Together" - Interviews with The Shakers
Memorable Movie Music - A Remembrance
In celebration of 45 years of music research:
"Give Us This Day" - Two Historic American 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 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
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.