Experience History Through Music: America, The Heart of a New Nation Book and Audio CD
Author: Diana Waring
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The name says it all: 'Experience History Through Music!'
The past was a noise and music filled place; and while we can't recreate the past precisely, listening and playing the music people used to listen to is an excellent way to feel like you're really there. 'America: The Heart of a New Nation' features some of America's most beloved folk songs, organized chronologically from the French and Indian War to the First Transcontinental Railroad.
Songs included: Yankee Doodle, Star Spangled Banner, Erie Canal, Oh, Susanna, Sweet Betsy From Pike, All Night, All Day, Old Dan Tucker, Wade In The Water, Johnny Has Gone For A Soldier, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Shenandoah, Git Along L'il Dogies, Drill Ye Tarriers, Polly Wolly Doodle, She'll Be Coming Round The Mountain, Old Joe Clark.
The first portion of the book provides historical backgrounds to the song, and connects each song to its moment in history. The second portion provides sheet music with chords and lyrics. Dozens of historical pictures are also included throughout!
The included CD feature approximately 50 minutes of rousing, professional recordings.
77 pages, softcover. 1 CD included. From Diana Waring Presents.
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