"How Lovely is Zion" -
Music in Old New England, 1778-1878
(AMRC 0038)

 

A CD from a radio documentary narrated by Roger Hall, about the Old Stoughton First Fall Music Festival
at the First Unitarian Church in Bridgewater, Massachusetts,
October 14-15 1978.


Here are CD highlights from this festival, including music on the historic 1852 Hook pipe organ:

1. Commentary by Roger Hall, Old Stoughton Musical Society Historian
2. Chester - William Billings, 1778 - Old Stoughton Musical Society (OSMS) Chorus, William Childs, conductor
3. Commentary about early New England tunesmiths
4. The Star-Spangled Banner (19th choral arrangement) - OSMS Chorus
5. Tilden - Batholomew Brown, ca. 1800) - OSMS Chorus
6. Celestial Watering - Jeremiah Ingalls, ca. 1800 - OSMS Chorus
7. The Dove - Samuel Capen, 1805 - OSMS Chorus
8. Commentary about New England keyboard music
9. Jerusalem, My Glorious Home - Lowell Mason, 1849
10. How Lovely is Zion - George Root and William Bradbury
11. Old Stoughton - Edwin A. Jones, 1886
12. Commentary about 19th centurty keyboard music
13. The Cohannet Rifle Corps Quick Step - Richard Hill, organist
14. The Boston In
dependent Cadets Grand March - Richard Hill, organist
15. The Nahant Waltz - James Hewitt - Richard Hill, organist
16. Commentary about Stoughton composer, E.A. Jones (1853-1911)
17. Trio for Strings - E.A. Jones, 1878 - The Easton Trio
18. The Farewell Waltzes - E.A. Jones, 1874 - Richard Hill, organist





     

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