Making American Music Come Alive!


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 over 50 CD and DVD collections

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

Read about his many diverse achievements in music over the past four decades -- CLICK HERE

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




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.


Latest Announcements...


"Auld Lang Syne" - American Holiday Songs and Carols



One of the new AMRC CD Releases
including the American composers (pictured below):
Ruth Crawford Seeger, Edward MacDowell, John Philip Sousa, Scott Joplin



See the complete catalogue of AMRC CDs -- CLICK HERE



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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


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 Harmony Series


Singing New Englanders - From The Pilgrims to The Shakers




"DEDICATION" - Singing in Stoughton, 1762-1987



Music from American Communal Societies



"The Best Choice" - American Communal Hymns


Shaker Music Preservation Series





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



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



"Simple Gifts" - Great American Folk Song


Film Composers and Soundtracks


Film Music Review (FMR)


A Guide to Film Music



Bernard Herrmann 1941 - Two film score classics



The Sammy Film Music Awards


Vintage Popular Songs


Popular Songwriters




Music, By George! - A George Gershwin Tribute



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




Sensational Sinatra! A Centennial Remembrance



The Bill Randle Chronicles - From Electric Elvis to The Shakers



Early ElvisPresley and Cleveland disc jockey, Bill Randle






Center for American Music Preservation -- CLICK HERE



Preserving American Music Series

For all the titles in this series - CLICK HERE





Music Archives


American Music Recordings Archive (AMRA) - Links and Lists


New England Music Archive (NEMA)



















Composer-in-Residence for American Music

Read more about these CDs,


Music by Roger Lee Hall is available exclusively from

PineTree Music



Read about the musical memory collection on multimedia DVD:
"The dark night is ending" by Roger Lee Hall









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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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