Now in its 10th year online, American Music is one of the largest informational sites
devoted to help preserve American music through resources and recordings.

Because of the vast amount of American music produced, only a sampling can be covered on this site.

These are the five main areas on this website:

American Classical Composers

Music in New England

Music of the American Shakers

Film Composers and Soundtracks

Vintage Popular Songs

Here are other links listed below:

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

There are three divisions of this service:

PineTree Press (books and pamphlets)

PineTree Music (sheet music)

PineTree Multimedia (computer discs with audio and video features)








Roger Lee Hall

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 both 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 series of music lectures and workshops -- CLICK HERE

With his extensive professional background he can be helpful in preparing your concert, research project, 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.


Music for the holiday season...

DVD: "Celebrate, Rejoice and Sing!" - Christmas Music in America


CD: "NEW BETHLEHEM" - Christmas Music in New England





One of the Major New AMRC Releases for 2016...

including these American composers:



See the complete catalogue of American Music Recordings Collection 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.

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American Classical Composers

18th century


19th century



20th century


Music in New England


Edwin Arthur Jones: Composer and Violinist




New England Harmony Series


Singing New Englanders - From The Pilgrims to The Shakers




"DEDICATION" - Singing in Stoughton, 1762-1987


Music of the American Shakers


Shaker Music Preservation Series (SMPS)


"Celestial Praises" - A Celebration of Shaker Spirituals
(CD with World Premiere recordings)

Shaker music in Our Time



"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



Sammy Film Music Awards (SFMA)


Vintage Popular Songs


Popular Songwriters




Cowboy Songs Corral (honoring singers and 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





Center for American Music Preservation -- CLICK HERE



American Music Resource Editions




For all the titles in this series - click here





Archives and Music Series


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 available exclusively from

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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

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