PineTree Multimedia

An educational series
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PineTree Multimedia (PTM) Series

Multimedia American Music Series (MAMS)

Music consulting

Music lectures and workshops

Music articles and collections




PineTree Multimedia (PTM) Series

These unique publications of historical American music are available on CD-ROM or DVD-ROM,
for computer drive or other compatible device.

All the titles listed below
were written and edited by Roger Lee Hall, A.M.P.

Please Note:

Some titles listed below
may no longer be available.

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Music consulting

Roger Lee Hall is available for music consulting, lectures, workshops, conferences, and music commissions. He has been listed in several prestigious directories published by Marquis Who's Who:

Who's Who in America
Who's Who in the World

Here is what was written in a letter to Mr. Hall:

Congratulations! Because of the reference value of your outstanding achievements, Marquis Who's Who has selected your biographical profile for inclusion in the 25th Silver Anniversary Edition of Who's Who in the World.  This special anniversary edition will feature biographies of more than 50,000 of the most accomplished men and women from around the globe and across all fields of endeavor. It is a testament to your hard work and dedication to success that you have earned a place in Who's Who in the World. You should be proud of your achievements.

--Karen Chassie, Managing Editor  

Mr. Hall is a music consultant, educator, lecturer, singer and ASCAP composer with over 45 years experience.

He has researched and written numerous articles, monographs, music collections, CDs, and music guides.

In addition, he is a poet and playwright. One of his poems, "Melody in G," received a national  merit award and was included in a poetry anthology.

Several of his one-act plays have dealt with historical subjects.

For additional information about his work, click on these links:

Biographical Information

Saving Local Music

Here is a listing of Mr. Hall's many activities:

  • Director, American Music Recordings Archive
  • Director, Center for American Music Preservation
  • Director, Society for Earlier American Music
  • Producer, National Carry A Tune Week
  • Music consultant  for the National Geographic Society, Paul Revere House, Rounder Records, Sampler Records, music festivals, seminars, special events.
  • Founder and Managing Editor of the online magazine, Film Music Review.
  • Former Historian, Vice-President, Music Director of the Old Stoughton Musical Society, founded in 1786 and now the oldest choral society in the U.S. Also Chairman of the OSMS Bicentennial Committee in 1986, planning special exhibits, concerts, preparing an 200th anniversary commemorative program.
  • Preservation Project:  Massachusetts Cultural Council funding for Music from Stoughton   -- a community series of educational publications and videos for use in the public schools and for local residents.
  • Chairman of the Stoughton Arts Council and member of the Massachusetts Arts Lottery Advisory Committee.
  • Music teacher  -- classical and popular music courses in colleges, adult education, and in workshops. 
  • ASCAP composer of over 100 works for voices and instruments.
  • Author of many publications, including guides to: American Christmas music, Film Music, George Gershwin, Remembering Radio, Shaker Music.
  • Cable TV Host and Producer for series of local music programs.
  • Radio Host for "IN THE MOOD"- a nightly program featuring popular music. Also radio producer of the "Great American Songs" series.
  • Lecturer and workshop leader for numerous music programs.  

    Roger Hall is listed on LinkedIn - click here


Music articles, books and collections


Selected Articles by Roger Hall:

  • "Shaker Hymnody: An American Communal Tradition,"
    JOURNAL OF CHURCH MUSIC, October 1975.
  • "An Interview with Sir Michael Tippett,"
  • "Singing Stoughton,"JOURNAL OF CHURCH MUSIC, January 1980.
  • "An Interview with Aaron Copland,"THE SHAKER MESSENGER,
    Volume 2/Number 3 (Summer 1981).
  • "William Billings of Boston,"JOURNAL OF CHURCH MUSIC, May 1983.
  • "Early Performances of Bach and Handel in America"
  • "Aaron Copland's 'Simple Gifts'," THE SONNECK SOCIETY BULLETIN,
    Vol XVI/ Number 3 (Fall 1990).
  • "The Simple Gifts of Elder Joseph and Sister Mildred," SHAKERS WORLD, Volume 2/ Number 1 (June-July 1997).
  • "Joseph Brackett's 'Simple Gifts'," THE SONNECK SOCIETY BULLETIN,
    Vol XXII, Number 3 (Fall 1997).
  • "The Simple Gifts of Shaker Music," SING OUT! - The Folk Song Magazine, Vol 43/Number 1 (Summer 1998).
  • "50 Years of Elmer Bernstein Film Scores," SOUNDTRACK magazine,
    Vol 20/ 76 (Summer 2001).
  • "Bernard Herrmann: The Early Years," SOUNDTRACK magazine,
    Vol 21/ 81 (Summer 2002).
  • "Dimitri Tiomkin's Golden Decade," SOUNDTRACK magazine,
    Vol 21/ 84 (Winter 2002).
  • "Remembering Raksin," FILM SCORE MONTHLY magazine,
    Volume 9/ 8 (September 2004).
  • "Elmer's Magnificent 7" (Elmer Bernstein Tribute), FILM SCORE MONTHLY, Vol 9/ 9 (Oct 2004).
  • "Hop-a-long Cassidy," FILMS OF THE GOLDEN AGE, Vol 42
    (Fall 2005).
  • "When Johnny Comes Marching Home": A Civil War Song Marches On (2013)
  • The True Story of "Goin' Home" - From Bohemia to Boston (2016)
  • The American "Auld Lang Syne" (2016)

    For a list of music books and collections,
    see PineTree Press

Music lectures and workshops

To read the descriptions of programs by Mr. Hall for schools, colleges, historical societies, museums, or other organizations, click on this link:

Lectures and Workshops

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American Music Recordings Collection [AMRC]

New England Heritage Music (NEHM)

Shaker Music Preservation Series [SMPS]

Stoughton Music Heritage Series [SMHS]


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