Making American Music Come Alive!

AMRC CDs are now available
at discount price for a limited time -- CLICK HERE


For over 10 years American Music has been one of the largest informational sites
devoted to help preserve American music from the past through research and recordings.


This site is owned and operated by PineTree Productions,
an educational service established to provide resources and recordings of American music.

There are three divisions of this educational service:

PineTree Press - books and pamphlets

PineTree Music - sheet music and music collections

PineTree Multimedia - computer discs with bonus audio and video features








Roger Lee Hall

With his extesnive background in Ethnomusicology and Historical Musicology,
he is one of the most active American music preservationists.

Also, he is the composer-in-residence for this website
and his compositions are available from PineTree Music

For PineTree Multimeida, he has produced ove4 40 collections,
and see the titles in his American Music Resource Editions -- CLICK HERE

He is currently Director of the American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA)
and Center for American Music Preservation (CAMP)

See his music lectures and workshops -- CLICK HERE

With his extensive professional background he can be helpful in preparing music
for your concert, publication, music course,
or a recording. Write to him about consultation and fee -- CLICK HERE

New for 2017!

Read about Roger Lee Hall's diverse and distinctive 50 year music career
on a new multimedia DVD with bonus audio and video titled:
"The dark night is ending" - songs for survival -- CLICK HERE




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 preservation 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.


A few of the latest CDs and DVDs...


CD: "Auld Lang Syne" - American Holiday Songs and Carols (AMRC 0025)



CD: AMERICAN PLACES - Musical Travels (AMRC 0028)

A few of the composers on this AMRC CD 0028:
Ruth Crawford Seeger, Edward MacDowell, John Philip Sousa, Scott Joplin





DVD: "The Best Choice" - American Communal Hymns and Songs -- CLICK HERE




DVD: "DEDICATION" - Singing in Stoughton, 1762-1992
including local composers and concerts by the oldest choral society in the USA



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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

Please note:
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.

American Music Preservation Links List -- CLICK HERE


These areas are the main topics covered on this site:

Other links on this page:

























American Composers

American Composers Series












A Tribute to Aaron Copland: Dean of American Composers







Music in New England


New England Composers




New England Heritage Music


DVD: Singing New Englanders - From The Pilgrims to The Shakers




Singing Stoughton and America's oldest surviving choral society



Music of the Shakers




Shaker Music Preservation Series





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



DVD: "The Humble Heart": A Forty Year Survey of Shaker Music



DVD: "Simple Gifts" - Great American Folk Song


Film Music


Film Music Review (FMR)


DVD: A Guide to Film Music



DVD: Bernard Herrmann 1941 - Two film score classics



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



The 29th Annual Sammy Film Music Awards


Popular Songs and Songwriters

American Song History Survey



Cowboy Song Corral (CSC)



Popular Songwriters




Music, By George! - A George Gershwin Tribute




DVD: The Bill Randle Chronicles - From Electric Elvis to The Shakers








Music Preservation Resources


Center for American Music Preservation -- CLICK HERE



Multimedia American Music Series (MAMS)


Society for Earlier American Music (SEAM)


Multimedia American Music Series

Music from the Eras of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln

For all the DVD titles in Preserving American Music Series -- CLICK HERE





Music Archives


American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA) - Links and Lists


New England Music Archive (NEMA)



















Composer-in-Residence for American Music

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Music by Roger Lee Hall is available exclusively from

PineTree Music










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For those interested in information about music from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries, you can join
the Society for Earlier American Music (or SEAM)




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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