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to make American music come alive again!

This service is the owner
American Music
and all its content.


There are three divisions:

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PineTree Press (books)

Music articles and collections



For over forty years Roger Lee Hall has been one of the most productive American music preservationists working to uncover and preserve music from the past. He has produced over 50 music collections, CDs and DVDs. Because of his extensive accomplishments in music he has been honored to be listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.

Read about his extensive activities in music preservation --


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)



There are six main collections on this American Music Preservation website:

American Music Resource Editions (AMRE)

American Song Heritage Series (ASHS)

New England Heritage Music (NEHM)

Preserving American Music Series (PAMS)

Shaker Music Preservation Series (SMPS)

Stoughton Music Heritage Series [SMHS]



See the list of titles available at the

AMP Store



See the list of AMRC CDs


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