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This section features resource information about some of the earliest vocal music written or performed in the United States of America.

It includes information about the oldest choral society in the U.S. and the best known Shaker song from the oldest continuing relgious communal society in the U.S. Both were organized in the 1780s.

Music from early New England has been neglected for far too long and deserves to be heard once again.

All the items listed below were researched and written by Roger Lee Hall, Director of the New England Music Archive.

See the CDs with New England music available in the

American Music Recordings Collection

American Vocal Music Series

 

 

 

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Read about an unjustly neglected
New England Composer

E.A. Jones (1853-1911)

 

 

New England Music

 

Music Festivals

The Boston Peace Jubilees

 

 

 

New England Music in Concerts

"Musick in Old Boston" Festival

 

"A Dedication Concert"

 

 

 

 

 

New England Composers

 

The New England Harmony:
Six Early Composers

 

 

"LAND OF OUR HEARTS"
A New England Music Miscellany

 

 

New England Songs

"Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "John Brown"

 

"Father and I Went Down to Camp" -
The Boston Yankee Doodle Ballad

 


"Simple Gifts" -
Joseph Brackett's Shaker Dance Song

 

 

"Song of the Old Folks" -
A New England Auld Lang Syne

 

New England music on these multimedia DVDs

 

"Glory, Hallelujah" -
Songs and Hymns of the Civil War Era

 

 

 

"Millennial Praise" -
From The Pilgrims to The Shakers

 

 

Related AMP Links

American Vocal Music Series

The New England Harmony: Six Early Composers

New England Music Archive (NEMA)

New England Composer Series No. 1: Edwin A. Jones

New England Composer Series No. 2: George W. Chadwick

Shaker Music Archive

Singing Stoughton and America's oldest choral society

Stoughton Music Series

The Star Spangled Banner - Songs of Protest and Patriotism

 




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